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The life and works of W.B. Yeats

Author: W B YeatsJohn KavanaughJim NortonDenys HawthorneNicholas BoultonAll authors
Publisher: Franklin, Tenn. : Naxos Audiobooks, ℗2002.
Series: Classic literature with classical music, Poetry.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Butler Yeats remains one of the most popular poets of the 20th century. The Lake Isle of Inisfree, He wishes for the cloths of heaven, Down by the Salley Gardens, The secret rose - these are just a few of the poems that made William Butler Yeats an international figure. Born in Dublin in 1865, Yeats drew strength from the Irish tradition, as can be seen in this special audiobook, which presents the most  Read more...
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Named Person: W B Yeats; W B Yeats
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: W B Yeats; John Kavanaugh; Jim Norton; Denys Hawthorne; Nicholas Boulton; Marcella Riordan
ISBN: 9626342641 9789626342640
OCLC Number: 50104367
Notes: Compact discs.
Credits: Produced by Nicholas Soames and John Tydeman ; music programmed by Nicholas Soames.
Performer(s): Read by Jim Norton, Denys Hawthorne, Nicholas Boulton & Marcella Riordan.
Description: 2 audio discs (2 hr., 35 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Classic literature with classical music, Poetry.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: [compiled by] John Kavanaugh.

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William Butler Yeats remains one of the most popular poets of the 20th century. The Lake Isle of Inisfree, He wishes for the cloths of heaven, Down by the Salley Gardens, The secret rose - these are just a few of the poems that made William Butler Yeats an international figure. Born in Dublin in 1865, Yeats drew strength from the Irish tradition, as can be seen in this special audiobook, which presents the most important poems in the context of his life and ambitions. His poetic urgency was fueled by an active and varied life, as he gained his inspiration from the men and women he knew, classical sources and contemporary politics.

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