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- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
W.B. Yeats was a towering figure in twentieth-century letters. Though best remembered as a poet and playwright, Yeats was insatiably curious and devoted much of his life to the study of folk literatures. This collection brings together an astounding array of Irish legends, fables, and fairy tales. more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Regarded by many as the quintessential collection of Irish mythology, Lady Augusta Gregory's Gods and Fighting Men brings together a vast compendium of tales and fables dating back to the earliest days of civilization in what is now known as Ireland. A folklorist with a genuine flair for storytelling, Gregory's renderings of the tales will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
First published in 1970, this book is a faithful representation of the original edition of Beltaine, a literary magazine edited by W. B. Yeats from May 1899 to April 1900. Beltaine was the first of several magazines of the Irish Literary Theatre (later to become The Abbey Theatre) in which Yeats?s editorial role was of utmost importance. It was... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95
Best known for his poetry, William Butler Yeats (1865?1939) was also a dedicated exponent of Irish folklore. Yeats took a particular interest in the tales' mythic and magical roots. The Celtic Twilight ventures into the eerie and puckish world of fairies, ghosts, and spirits. "This handful of dreams," as the author referred to it, first appeared... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 1.20
As well as being one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century and the recipient of the 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is the greatest lyric poet that Ireland has produced. His early work includes the beguiling 'When You are Old', 'The Cloths of Heaven' and 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' but, unusually... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 3.18
'But I, being poor, have only my dreams; / I have spread my dreams under your feet...' By turns joyful and despairing, some of the twentieth century's greatest verse on fleeting youth, fervent hopes and futile sacrifice. more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 1993; US$ 3.49
This series collects together the best-known aphorisms, epigrams and reflections of a wide variety of figures from antiquity to our own age: humourists and novelists, poets and philosophers, politicians and playwrights. more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2012; US$ 0.99
Varla Ventura, fan favorite on Huffington Post?s Weird News, frequent guest on Coast to Coast, and bestselling author of The Book of the Bizarre and Beyond Bizarre , introduces a new Weiser Books Collection of forgotten crypto-classics. Magical Creatures is a hair-raising herd of affordable digital editions, curated with Varla?s affectionate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 18.95
William Blake is a poet without parallel, who remains a source of wisdom and inspiration to countless individuals throughout the world. This selection was commissioned in 1905 by the firm of George Routledge from W.B. Yeats, who had previously been one of the pioneer editors of Blake's prophetic books. Yeats, one of the few poets whose work could... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 35.99
International folkloristics is a worldwide discipline in which scholars study various forms of folklore ranging from myth, folktale, and legend to custom and belief. In this volume, twenty classic essays, beginning with a piece by Jacob Grimm, reveal the evolving theoretical underpinnings of folkloristics from its nineteenth century origins to its... more...