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The Wild Swans at Coole

The Wild Swans at Coole by William Butler Yeats
By: (1865-1939)

The Wild Swans at Coole is a collection of poems by William Butler Yeats, first published in 1917. It is also the name of a poem in that collection. The Wild Swans at Coole is in the "middle stage" of Yeats' writing and is concerned with, amongst other themes, Irish nationalism and the creation of an Irish aesthetic.

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THE WILD SWANS AT COOLE

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THE MACMILLAN COMPANY NEW YORK BOSTON CHICAGO DALLAS ATLANTA SAN FRANCISCO

MACMILLAN & CO., LIMITED LONDON BOMBAY CALCUTTA MELBOURNE

THE MACMILLAN CO. OF CANADA, LTD. TORONTO

THE WILD SWANS AT COOLE

BY

W. B. YEATS

New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1919

All rights reserved

COPYRIGHT, 1917 AND 1918, BY MARGARET C. ANDERSON.

COPYRIGHT, 1918, BY HARRIET MONROE.

COPYRIGHT, 1918 AND 1919, BY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.

Set up and electrotyped. Published March, 1919.

Norwood Press J. S. Cushing Co. Berwick & Smith Co. Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.

PREFACE

This book is, in part, a reprint of The Wild Swans at Coole , printed a year ago on my sister's hand press at Dundrum, Co. Dublin. I have not, however, reprinted a play which may be a part of a book of new plays suggested by the dance plays of Japan, and I have added a number of new poems. Michael Robartes and John Aherne, whose names occur in one or other of these, are characters in some stories I wrote years ago, who have once again become a part of the phantasmagoria through which I can alone express my convictions about the world... Continue reading book >>


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