Fairy And Folk Tales Of The Irish Peasantry

Paperback | November 24, 2011

EditorWilliam Butler Yeats

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Treasury of 64 tales invites readers into the shadowy, twilight world of Celtic myth and legend. Mischievous fairy people, murderous giants, priests, devils, and druids star in such stories as "The Soul Cages," "The Black Lamb," "The Horned Women," "The Phantom Isle," and more. Introduction, Notes by W. B. Yeats.

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Treasury of 64 tales invites readers into the shadowy, twilight world of Celtic myth and legend. Mischievous fairy people, murderous giants, priests, devils, and druids star in such stories as "The Soul Cages," "The Black Lamb," "The Horned Women," "The Phantom Isle," and more. Introduction, Notes by W. B. Yeats.

In his 1940 memorial lecture in Dublin, T. S. Eliot pronounced Yeats "one of those 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." Modern readers have increasingly agreed, and some now view Yeats even more than Eliot as the greatest modern poet in our language. Son of the painter John Butler Yeats, the poet divided his early y...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.66 inPublished:November 24, 2011Publisher:Dover Publications

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486269418

ISBN - 13:9780486269412

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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