W B Yeats Poems Selected By Seamus Heaney by W B YeatsW B Yeats Poems Selected By Seamus Heaney by W B Yeats

W B Yeats Poems Selected By Seamus Heaney

byW B Yeats

Mass Market Paperback | June 29, 2004

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In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to some of the greatest poets in our literature.

W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) was born in Dublin, and was educated in Ireland and England. He was instrumental in the development of a national Irish theatre - and in particular, the founding of the Abbey Theatre. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923.

Seamus Heaney was born in County Derry in Northern Ireland. Death of a Naturalist, his first collection of poems, appeared in 1966, and was followed by poetry, criticism and translations which established him as the leading poet of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and twice won the Whitbread Book of...
Title:W B Yeats Poems Selected By Seamus HeaneyFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:1 pages, 7.8 × 4.7 × 0.4 inPublished:June 29, 2004Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:057122296X

ISBN - 13:9780571222964

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