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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) — biography from Collected Poems… (more)
Collected Poems 3,442 copies, 24 reviews
Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland (Editor) 2,538 copies, 14 reviews
Selected Poems 946 copies, 3 reviews
The Celtic twilight 639 copies, 10 reviews
Mythologies 436 copies, 1 review
A Vision 313 copies, 3 reviews
Early Poems 285 copies, 1 review
W.B. Yeats: Selected Poems 254 copies, 4 reviews
The Tower 243 copies, 4 reviews
Autobiography of William Butler Yeats (Author) 240 copies, 2 reviews
Autobiographies 209 copies
The Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935 (Editor) 160 copies, 2 reviews
Essays & Introductions 147 copies, 1 review
The Ten Principal Upanishads (Translator, some editions) 97 copies
The Secret Rose 95 copies
W. B. Yeats : The Last Romantic 89 copies, 2 reviews
The Wild Swans at Coole 73 copies, 5 reviews
The Land of Heart's Desire 72 copies, 1 review
Memoirs 57 copies
Yeats's Poems 53 copies
The Gonne-Yeats Letters 1893-1938 (Author) 52 copies, 1 review
Under the Moon 48 copies, 3 reviews
Selected Plays 46 copies
Stories of Red Hanrahan 43 copies, 2 reviews
Explorations 37 copies, 1 review
Cathleen Ni Houlihan 34 copies, 2 reviews
Ideas of Good and Evil 31 copies, 1 review
The Hour Glass 30 copies, 2 reviews
The Countess Cathleen 30 copies, 1 review
Quaranta poesie 29 copies
Rosa Alchemica 28 copies, 1 review
The Wind Among the Reeds 28 copies, 3 reviews
Responsibilities (Dodo Press) 24 copies, 1 review
The Second Coming 21 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Prose 20 copies
Racconti Gialli 20 copies
Antología poética 16 copies, 1 review
Per amica silentia lunae 15 copies, 1 review
Yeats 15 copies
Later poems 15 copies
Crossways 13 copies, 2 reviews
Four Years 13 copies, 1 review
Geef nooit het hele hart 12 copies, 1 review
Liebesgedichte 10 copies
Deirdre 10 copies
BELTAINE 9 copies
Runoja 9 copies
The Rose 9 copies, 2 reviews
Byzantium 9 copies
Purgatory 8 copies, 1 review
Uma antologia 7 copies
Poesie 7 copies
Poemas 6 copies
Three Irish plays (Contributor) 6 copies
Mosada A dramatic poem 6 copies, 1 review
Three things 5 copies
Luulet 5 copies
The Great Poets: W. B. Yeats 4 copies, 1 review
teatro 4 copies
33 poesie 4 copies
On the boiler 4 copies
De spiraal 4 copies
The lake isle of Innisfree 3 copies, 1 review
El estremecimiento del velo 3 copies, 1 review
Objevy 3 copies
La magia 3 copies
Calvary 3 copies
Encrucijadas 2 copies
YEATS 2 copies
Modern poetry 2 copies
New Poems 2 copies
Nine poems 2 copies
Théâtre 2 copies
30poemas 2 copies
40 dikt 2 copies
In the Twilight {poem} 2 copies, 1 review
Magia 2 copies
The Sorcerers 2 copies
Easter 1916 {poem} 2 copies, 1 review
Dramaty 1 copy
Long-legged Fly {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
poesia 1 copy
September 1913 {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
Under Ben Bulben {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
The Stolen Child {poem] 1 copy, 1 review
A Coward 1 copy
Kidnappers 1 copy
Yeats 30 poemas 1 copy, 1 review
Stories from Carleton (Introduction) 1 copy
The only Jealousy of ever 1 copy, 1 review
The Arrow 1 copy
Opere 1 copy
A Voice 1 copy
The Devil 1 copy
W.B. Yeats 1 copy
Poemas 1 copy
POEMS 1 copy
Büyü 1 copy
Letters 1 copy
War 1 copy
Poesìa 1 copy
Simbolos 1 copy
The Complete Poems (Penguin Classics) (Editor, some editions) 1,267 copies, 7 reviews
Gitanjali (Introduction, some editions; Introduction, some editions; Introduction, some editions; Introduction, some editions; Translator, some editions; Translator, some editions) 1,267 copies, 18 reviews
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (Contributor) 1,213 copies, 9 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 897 copies, 7 reviews
The Nation's Favourite Poems (some editions) 612 copies, 7 reviews
The Book of Fantasy (Contributor) 581 copies, 13 reviews
The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (Contributor) 533 copies, 11 reviews
The Victorian Fairytale Book (Contributor) 446 copies, 3 reviews
The Penguin Book of War (Contributor) 438 copies, 1 review
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 429 copies, 1 review
Critical Theory Since Plato (Contributor, some editions) 391 copies, 1 review
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 381 copies, 3 reviews
Eight Great Tragedies (Contributor) 378 copies, 1 review
The Faber Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 281 copies, 2 reviews
Witches & Warlocks: Tales of Black Magic, Old & New (Contributor) 275 copies, 4 reviews
24 Favorite One Act Plays (Contributor) 272 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 260 copies, 3 reviews
Lady Gregory's Complete Irish Mythology (Preface) 242 copies, 2 reviews
Cuchulain of Muirthemne (Foreword) 240 copies, 4 reviews
The Literary Cat (Contributor) 239 copies
The Penguin Book of Irish Verse (Contributor) 189 copies
Elsewhere: Tales of Fantasy (Contributor) 142 copies
Great Irish Short Stories (Contributor) 136 copies
The Nyarlathotep Cycle (Contributor) 134 copies
Irish Tales of Terror (Contributor) 123 copies, 2 reviews
Major British Writers, Volumes I and II (Contributor) 121 copies, 1 review
Witches' Brew (Contributor) 121 copies
Poetry of the First World War: an anthology (Contributor) 116 copies, 1 review
The Classic Noh Theatre of Japan (New Directions Paperbook) (Introduction, some editions) 111 copies
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (Contributor) 108 copies, 1 review
The Book of Cats (Contributor) 106 copies
Great Irish Tales of Fantasy and Myth (Contributor) 101 copies, 1 review
Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland (Contributor) 101 copies, 1 review
One Act: Eleven Short Plays of the Modern Theater (Contributor) 98 copies, 1 review
The Norton Book of Friendship (Contributor) 92 copies
Decadent Poetry (Contributor) 89 copies
The Modern Theatre, Volume 2 (Contributor) 73 copies
Great Stories by Nobel Prize Winners (Contributor) 70 copies, 1 review
Axël (Preface, some editions) 68 copies
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (Contributor) 68 copies, 2 reviews
Traveller's Library (Contributor) 67 copies, 1 review
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review
Irish Folk and Fairy Tales (Contributor) 58 copies
The Genius of the Irish Theater (Contributor) 57 copies, 2 reviews
Prose and Poetry for Appreciation (Contributor, some editions) 45 copies
The Fairies' Ring (Contributor) 45 copies, 1 review
A Quarto of Modern Literature (Contributor) 38 copies
The Necromancers (Contributor) 33 copies
A Skeleton At the Helm (Contributor) 25 copies
One World of Literature (Contributor) 23 copies
Enter at Your Own Risk: Old Masters, New Voices (Contributor) 23 copies, 10 reviews
And the Darkness Falls (Contributor) 22 copies, 1 review
AQA Anthology (Author, some editions) 19 copies
The Magicians: Occult Stories (Contributor) 18 copies
Loss: An Anthology (Contributor) 18 copies
Ellery Queen's Poetic Justice (Contributor, some editions) 18 copies
Twelve Classic One-Act Plays (Contributor) 17 copies
Certain Noble Plays of Japan (Introduction, some editions) 15 copies
Nobel Writers on Writing (Contributor) 14 copies
A book of images (Introduction) 7 copies
Men and Women: The Poetry of Love (Contributor) 7 copies
Poetry anthology (Contributor, some editions) 6 copies
Selected Ballads (Contributor) 5 copies
Jabberwocky 2 (Contributor) 5 copies
The Zaffre Book of Occult Fiction (Contributor) 3 copies
The Sixties, Number 7, Winter 1964 (Contributor) 2 copies
Wakacje Wśród Duchów (Contributor) 1 copy
The Dial, Vol LXXVII No 3, September 1924 (Contributor, some editions) 1 copy

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