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The Faber Yeats : Poems Selected by Seamus Heaney

Poet to Poet

By: W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney (Editor)


Published: July 2005
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In the "Poet to Poet" series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired.

By their selection of verses and their critical reactions, the selectors offer intriguing insights into their own work. Here, Seamus Heaney selects W.B. Yeats.



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    The Indian upon Godp. 3
    The Stolen Childp. 4
    Down by the Salley Gardensp. 6
    The Meditation of the Old Fishermanp. 7
    Cuchulain's Fight with the Seap. 8
    The Rose of the Worldp. 11
    The Lake Isle of Innisfreep. 12
    When You Are Oldp. 13
    Who Goes with Fergus?p. 14
    The Lamentation of the Old Pensionerp. 15
    To Ireland in the Coming Timesp. 16
    The Host of the Airp. 18
    The Song of Wandering Aengusp. 20
    The Heart of the Womanp. 21
    He hears the Cry of the Sedgep. 22
    He wishes for the Cloths of Heavenp. 23
    He thinks of his Past Greatness when a Part of the Constellations of Heavenp. 24
    The Fiddler of Dooneyp. 25
    The Folly of being Comfortedp. 26
    Adam's Cursep. 27
    Red Hanrahan's Song about Irelandp. 29
    No Second Troyp. 30
    The Fascination of What's Difficultp. 31
    The Coming of Wisdom with Timep. 32
    Upon a House Shaken by the Land Agitationp. 33
    At Galway Racesp. 34
    September 1913p. 35
    To a Friend whose Work has come to Nothingp. 36
    Paudeenp. 37
    To a Shadep. 38
    Running to Paradisep. 39
    Fallen Majestyp. 40
    The Cold Heavenp. 41
    The Magip. 42
    The Wild Swans at Coolep. 43
    In Memory of Major Robert Gregoryp. 44
    An Irish Airman Foresees His Deathp. 48
    The Collar-Bone of a Harep. 49
    The Fishermanp. 50
    Memoryp. 52
    Her Praisep. 53
    Broken Dreamsp. 54
    To a Squirrel at Kyle-na-nop. 56
    Ego Dominus Tuusp. 57
    Easter 1916p. 60
    Sixteen Dead Menp. 63
    The Second Comingp. 64
    To Be Carved on a Stone at Thoor Ballyleep. 65
    Sailing to Byzantiump. 66
    Meditations in Time of Civil Warp. 68
    Nineteen Hundred and Nineteenp. 75
    Leda and the Swanp. 80
    Among School Childrenp. 81
    In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markiewiczp. 84
    A Dialogue of Self and Soulp. 85
    Coole Park and Ballylee, 1931p. 88
    For Anne Gregoryp. 90
    Swift's Epitaphp. 91
    The Choicep. 92
    Mohini Chatterjeep. 93
    Byzantiump. 94
    Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishopp. 96
    After Long Silencep. 97
    Mad as the Mist and Snowp. 98
    The Delphic Oracle upon Plotinusp. 99
    A Last Confessionp. 11
    Ribh at the Tomb of Baile and Aillinnp. 101
    Whence had they Come?p. 102
    The Four Ages of Manp. 103
    Merup. 104
    Lapis Lazulip. 105
    An Acre of Grassp. 107
    What Then?p. 108
    Beautiful Loft Thingsp. 109
    The Curse of Cromwellp. 110
    The O'Rahillyp. 112
    Come Gather round me, Parnellitesp. 114
    The Great Dayp. 115
    The Pilgrimp. 116
    The Municipal Gallery Revisitedp. 117
    From Under Ben Bulbenp. 120
    Cuchulain Comfortedp. 121
    The Statuesp. 122
    News for the Delphic Oraclep. 124
    Long-legged Flyp. 126
    High Talkp. 127
    The Circus Animals' Desertionp. 128
    The Man and the Echop. 130
    Politicsp. 132
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    ISBN: 9780571222964
    ISBN-10: 057122296X
    Series: Poet to Poet
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 160
    Published: July 2005
    Publisher: Faber and Faber
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 11.9  x 1.2
    Weight (kg): 0.13
    Edition Number: 1