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Author photo. Photograph by George Beresford (1911)

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William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

Author of Collected Poems

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William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland on June 13, 1865. He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival and, along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn, and others, founded the Abbey Theatre, where he served as its chief playwright until the movement was joined by John Synge. Yeats' plays included The Countess Cathleen, The Land of Heart's Desire, Cathleen ni Houlihan, The King's Threshold, and Deirdre. Although a convinced patriot, Yeats deplored the hatred and the bigotry of the Nationalist movement, and his poetry is full of moving protests against it. He was appointed to the Irish Senate in 1922. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923 for what the Nobel Committee described as "inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation." He is one of the few writers who completed their greatest works after being awarded the Nobel Prize. His poetry collections include The Wild Swans at Coole, Michael Robartes and the Dancer, The Tower, The Winding Stair and Other Poems, and Last Poems and Plays. He died on January 28, 1939 at the age of 73. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Collected Poems 3,611 copies, 23 reviews
Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland 2,260 copies, 15 reviews
Selected Poems 1,064 copies, 4 reviews
The Celtic Twilight 593 copies, 8 reviews
Selected Poems And Four Plays 519 copies, 3 reviews
Mythologies 408 copies, 1 review
A Vision 294 copies, 3 reviews
Early Poems 268 copies, 1 review
W.B. Yeats: Selected Poems 237 copies, 4 reviews
The Tower 213 copies, 4 reviews
Autobiographies 201 copies
The Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935 (Editor) 154 copies, 2 reviews
Essays & Introductions 138 copies, 1 review
W. B. Yeats : The Last Romantic 87 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Plays 83 copies
The Secret Rose 77 copies
The Wild Swans at Coole 67 copies, 3 reviews
The Land of Heart's Desire 64 copies, 1 review
Under the Moon 45 copies, 3 reviews
Stories of Red Hanrahan 42 copies, 2 reviews
Memoirs 40 copies
Explorations 33 copies, 1 review
The Hour Glass 32 copies, 2 reviews
Cathleen Ni Houlihan 32 copies, 2 reviews
Ideas of Good and Evil 29 copies, 2 reviews
The Countess Cathleen 28 copies, 2 reviews
Rosa Alchemica 27 copies, 1 review
Quaranta poesie 26 copies
The Wind Among the Reeds 24 copies, 3 reviews
Responsibilities (Dodo Press) 22 copies, 1 review
The Second Coming 19 copies, 2 reviews
Racconti Gialli 18 copies
Antología poética 15 copies, 1 review
Per amica silentia lunae 15 copies, 1 review
Yeats 14 copies
Four Years 13 copies, 1 review
Later poems 13 copies
Crossways 12 copies, 2 reviews
Geef nooit het hele hart 12 copies, 1 review
Selected Prose 11 copies
Deirdre 10 copies
The Rose 9 copies, 2 reviews
BELTAINE 9 copies
Runoja 9 copies
Byzantium 8 copies
Purgatory 8 copies, 1 review
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Uma antologia 7 copies
Poemas 6 copies
Mosada A dramatic poem 5 copies, 1 review
Three things 5 copies
Luulet 5 copies
teatro 4 copies
Three Irish plays (Contributor) 4 copies
De spiraal 4 copies
On the boiler 4 copies
The Great Poets: W. B. Yeats 3 copies, 1 review
Calvary 3 copies
33 poesie 3 copies
The Sorcerers 2 copies
The lake isle of Innisfree 2 copies, 1 review
El estremecimiento del velo 2 copies, 1 review
Encrucijadas 2 copies
La magia 2 copies
Théâtre 2 copies
Objevy 2 copies
30poemas 2 copies
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Modern poetry 2 copies
Magia 2 copies
Easter 1916 {poem} 2 copies, 1 review
In the Twilight {poem} 2 copies, 1 review
Poemas 1 copy
POEMS 1 copy
Dramaty 1 copy
Under Ben Bulben {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
40 dikt 1 copy
Long-legged Fly {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
New Poems 1 copy
Gitanjali (Introduction, some editions; Introduction, some editions; Introduction, some editions; Introduction, some editions; Translator, some editions; Translator, some editions) 1,175 copies, 17 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 853 copies, 7 reviews
The Nation's Favourite Poems (some editions) 575 copies, 7 reviews
The Book of Fantasy (Contributor) 510 copies, 11 reviews
The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (Contributor) 472 copies, 11 reviews
The Victorian Fairytale Book (Contributor) 412 copies, 3 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 406 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of War (Contributor) 385 copies, 1 review
Critical Theory Since Plato (Contributor, some editions) 369 copies
Eight Great Tragedies (Contributor) 360 copies, 1 review
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 353 copies, 3 reviews
The Faber Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 266 copies, 2 reviews
Witches & Warlocks: Tales of Black Magic, Old & New (Contributor) 249 copies, 4 reviews
24 Favorite One Act Plays (Contributor) 246 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 245 copies, 3 reviews
Lady Gregory's Complete Irish Mythology (Preface) 225 copies, 2 reviews
Cuchulain of Muirthemne (Foreword) 225 copies, 4 reviews
The Literary Cat (Contributor) 218 copies
The Penguin Book of Irish Verse (Contributor) 177 copies
Elsewhere: Tales of Fantasy (Contributor) 126 copies
Great Irish Short Stories (Contributor) 126 copies
The Nyarlathotep Cycle (Contributor) 123 copies, 1 review
Major British Writers, Volumes I and II (Contributor) 112 copies, 1 review
Witches' Brew (Contributor) 110 copies
Irish Tales of Terror (Contributor) 110 copies, 2 reviews
Poetry of the First World War: an anthology (Contributor) 104 copies, 1 review
The Classic Noh Theatre of Japan (New Directions Paperbook) (Introduction, some editions) 103 copies
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (Contributor) 99 copies, 1 review
The Book of Cats (Contributor) 98 copies
Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland (Contributor) 98 copies, 1 review
The Ten Principal Upanishads (Translator, some editions) 96 copies
Norton Book of Friendship (Contributor) 89 copies
One Act: Eleven Short Plays of the Modern Theater (Contributor) 88 copies, 1 review
Great Irish Tales of Fantasy and Myth (Contributor) 87 copies, 1 review
Decadent Poetry (Contributor) 76 copies
Traveller's Library (Contributor) 63 copies, 2 reviews
Axël (Preface, some editions) 63 copies
Great Stories by Nobel Prize Winners (Contributor) 58 copies, 1 review
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
The Genius of the Irish Theater (Contributor) 54 copies, 2 reviews
Irish Folk and Fairy Tales (Contributor) 48 copies
The Fairies' Ring (Contributor) 44 copies, 1 review
The Necromancers (Contributor) 33 copies
A Skeleton At the Helm (Contributor) 24 copies
Enter at Your Own Risk: Old Masters, New Voices (Contributor) 24 copies, 10 reviews
And the Darkness Falls (Contributor) 22 copies, 1 review
AQA Anthology (Author, some editions) 18 copies
Ellery Queen's Poetic Justice (Author, some editions) 17 copies
Loss: An Anthology (Contributor) 16 copies
Certain Noble Plays of Japan (Introduction, some editions) 16 copies
The Magicians: Occult Stories (Contributor) 15 copies
Nobel Writers on Writing (Contributor) 14 copies
Twelve Classic One-Act Plays (Contributor) 14 copies
Men and Women: The Poetry of Love (Contributor) 7 copies
Poetry anthology (Contributor, some editions) 6 copies
Jabberwocky 2 (Contributor) 5 copies
Selected Ballads (Author) 5 copies
A Book of Images (Introduction) 5 copies
The Sixties, Number 7, Winter 1964 (Contributor) 2 copies
The Dial, Vol LXXVII No 3, September 1924 (Contributor, some editions) 1 copy
Wakacje Wśród Duchów (Contributor) 1 copy

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