Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by William Butler Yeats PDF

By William Butler Yeats

ISBN-10: 1420935135

ISBN-13: 9781420935134

Born and trained in Dublin, eire, William Butler Yeats found early in his literary profession a fascination with Irish folklore and the occult. Later offered the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923, Yeats produced an enormous number of tales, songs, and poetry of Ireland’s ancient and mythical previous. those writings helped safe for Yeats acceptance as a number one proponent of Irish nationalism and Irish cultural independence. initially released in separate books close to the tip of the 19th century, “Irish Fairy and folks stories” have preserved a wealthy and captivating historical past in an actual Irish voice. during this quantity, amazing characters of Irish fantasy are delivered to existence in the course of the wonderful poetic voice of W. B. Yeats. those mythical tales of capricious Trooping Fairies, the frightful Banshee, Kings and Queens, Giants, Devils and the ever renowned Leprechaun will pride and entertain readers of every age. This variation incorporates a biographical afterword.

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