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book of Irish verse

William Butler Yeats

book of Irish verse

by William Butler Yeats

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected from modern writers, with an introduction and notes, by W. B. Yeats.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, [1] 224, 225a, 232a, 225, 257, [3] p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13542443M
OCLC/WorldCa2947694

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out of 5 stars The New Oxford Book of Irish Verse. Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase. The book is a gret companion I cn open it at any time and find an appropriate poem to match my mood.

Read more. 2 people /5(7). This is the starting point of the book as over its one thousand or so pages it charts Ireland's literary culture through Christian and pre-Christian attitudes, to Gaels and Vikings, Nationalism and Unionism, Catholicism and Protestantism, the Irish and English languages, also managing to encompass Latin, Old Norse and Old French right up to the Cited by: 1.

The Book of Irish Verse book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This rich and unusual anthology includes lesser known poets /5.

The Penguin Book of Irish Verse book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This anthology of verse illustrates the origins and /5. In 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. The Faber Book of Irish Verse was a poetry anthology edited by John Montague and first published in by Faber and Faber.

Recognised as an important collection, it has been described as 'the only general anthology of Irish verse in the past 30 years that has a claim to be a work of art in itself still the freshest introduction to the full range of Irish poetry'.Author: John Montague.

The Dublin Book of Irish Verse is modelled on the lines of ‘The Oxford Book of English Verse.’ the Editor has made a careful and independent examination of the work of Irish writers, and where the selections include poems contained in existing Anthologies, the excellence or particular suitability of such extracts supplies a sufficient reason for their insertion.

Read this book on Questia. In 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.

: Irish Verse () by Montague, John and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(54). THE BOOK OF IRISH VERSE: An Anthology of Irish Poetry from the Sixth Century to the Present 1st Edition Thus 1st Printing Hardcover New York Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket.

Previous owner inked front end page. Toning to pages as well as front and Seller Rating: % positive. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Book of Irish verse. New York: AMS Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Book I opens with the earliest, pre-Christian poetry in Old Irish and ends in the fourteenth century with the first Irish poetry in the English language. Book II, from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, presents the age of bardic poetry, and the great poetry of its decline, with the "new" poetry in.

Book Description. In 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.

a book of irish verse selected from modern writers with an introduction and notes by w.b. yeats methuen and co. 36 essex street, w.c. london revised edition w.h. white and co.

ltd. riverside press, edinburgh to the members of the national literary society of dublin and the irish literary society of london. Get this from a library. The Penguin book of Irish verse. [Brendan Kennelly;] -- "In this fine selection Brendan Kennelly has chosen to emphasize the fusion of Irish and Anglo-Irish poetry, with the beauty of many Gaelic poems rendered into eloquent English by Frank.

"A Book of Irish Verse" from William Butler Yeats. Irish poet ().3/5(3). Scotland has a long history of producing outstanding poetry. From the humblest but-and-ben to the grandest castle, the nation had a great tradition of celebration and commemoration through poetry. favourite Scottish poems - incorporating the nation's best-loved poems as.

Tales in Irish and verse make children’s books shortlist Pupils from St Audoen’s NS, Cork St, Dublin, at the MAC, Belfast, as part of Belfast Children’s Festival, reveal the shortlist for. About this Item: Penguin Books.

Paperback. This anthology of verse illustrates the origins and development of the Irish poetic tradition. From the 17th century to the present day, the poetry of Ireland is testimony to the power of the imagination to withstand systematic oppression and the forces of history.

A Book of Irish Verse by W. Yeats,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(82). Free kindle book and Bibliographic Record. Editor: Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), LoC No. Title: A Book of Irish Verse Selected from modern writers, with an introduction and notes by W.

B. Yeats Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Ireland -- Poetry Subject: English.The Book of Leinster, compilation of Irish verse and prose from older manuscripts and oral tradition and from 12th- and 13th-century religious and secular sources.

It was tentatively identified in and finally in as the Lebar na Núachongbála (“The Book of Noughval”), which was thought.Selected by Thomas Kinsella, a renowned poet and translator, this anthology presents the Irish tradition as unity: verse in Irish and English, usually regarded separately, are shown as elements in a shared and often painful history.

As the most wide-ranging anthology available--spanning from the pre-Christian era to the present day, the poems are grouped in three sections.