The young W. B. Yeats frequently made the journey to Liverpool on his grandfather's craft, though perhaps because he first set foot in the country as a very young child, we have no description of a sea voyage to the neighbouring island as Irish rite of passage, to set beside those of .
Jun 19, · I'm not a big poetry reader, but when I read W. B. Yeat's "A Prayer for my Daughter," it grabbed me by the ears and shook me off my feet. For my final project this semester, I .
Dec 21, · A reading of the dramatic monologue, 'An Irish Airman Forsees His Death', by William Butler Yeats. Click here for an analysis: betterbasket.info?v.
This is a very fine introduction to the life and love poetry of W.B. Yeats. The book begins with an extensive, 25 page biography of Yeats that includes even his distressful discovery of masturbation at age 15, his hidden love for his distant cousin Laura Armstrong, and his frustrated love for Maud Gonne, the major character of his love poems/5(3).