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Book Tips - William Butler Yeats

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1923 was awarded to William Butler Yeats "for his always inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation".

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Crossways

Its poems evoke deep emotions and the language I would say is beyond what Shakespeare can achieve.
/Alexandra, China

Selected Poems

Beautiful poetry varying in style from the dreary romantic to the restrained philosophical. An examined life well lived a life well examined.
/Thinley Tharchen, India

The Second Coming (poem)

The work is an insightful literature, prognostic, biblically alluding, emotive, logical-consequential, humanistic, symbolically political and of timeless validity in its lighting of concepts.
/Chief Conrad Chiedozie, Nigeria

The Wanderings of Oisin

This poem is written fluently and expresses the atmosphere well. He was a master of the use of poetic language. He also uses enchanting alliterations. The topic from Irish mythology is worked out perfect and describes the mythical country, Ireland.
/Khamisha, United States
The poem is written fluently and expresses the atmosphere well. He was a master of the use of poetic language. He also uses enchanting alliterations. The topic from Irish mythology is worked out well and describes the mythical country, Ireland.
/Marlies, Austria
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