A Book of Irish Verse

A Book of Irish Verse

Hardback Routledge Classics (Hardcover)

By (author) W. B. Yeats, Introduction by John Banville

$119.00
List price $123.41
You save $4.41 (3%)

Free delivery worldwide
Available
Dispatched in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Additional formats available

Format
Paperback $18.95
  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Hardback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 210mm x 21mm | 313g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2002
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415289823
  • ISBN 13: 9780415289825
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

Product description

In 1895 the thirty-year-old W.B. Yeats, already established as one of Ireland's leading poets and folklorists, published this outstanding collection of Irish verse as part of his campaign to establish a tradition of Irish poetry fit for the dawn of a new age in Ireland's history. This Routledge Classics edition, complete with a specially commissioned introduction by acclaimed writer and critic John Banville, is essential reading for all who appreciate good literature.

Other people who viewed this bought:

Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

Other books in this category

Showing items 1 to 11 of 11
Categories:

Author information

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939). One of the great poets of the modern age. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Poetry in 1923.

Review quote

'Yeats was one of the few whose history is the history of their own time, who are a part of the consciousness of an age which cannot be understood without them.' - T.S. Eliot