Yeats, William Butler (1865 - 1939)

Biography: 

All works by W. B. Yeats, although briefly out of copyright in the 1990s, re-entered copyright since then and can only be published by permission of the publishers or the poet's estate.

For a brief biography of the poet, see the Nobel Foundation Web site and

  • Foster, R. F. "Yeats, William Butler (1865–1939)."Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004. Online ed. Ed. Lawrence Goldman. Jan. 2011.

 

  • Yeats, W. B. Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry. 1888. [prose]
  • --. The Wanderings of Oisin and other Poems. 1889.
  • --. The Countess Cathleen. 1892. [play]
  • --. The Celtic Twilight. 1893. [prose]
  • --. The Land of Heart's Desire. 1894.
  • --. The Secret Rose. 1897. [prose]
  • --. The Wind among the Reeds. 1899.
  • --. The Shadowy Waters. 1900.
  • --. Cathleen ni Houlihan. 1902. [play]
  • --. In the Seven Woods. 1903.
  • --. On Baile's Strand. 1904. [play]
  • --. Deirdre. 1907. [play]
  • --. The Green Helmet and Other Poems. 1910.
  • --. Poems Written in Discouragement. 1913.
  • --. Responsibilities: Poems and a Play. 1914.
  • --. The Wild Swans at Coole. 1917.
  • --. A Vision. 1925. [prose]
  • --. Michael Robartes and the Dancer. 1921.
  • --. Seven Poems and a Fragment. 1922.
  • --. The Cat and the Moon and Certain Poems. 1924.
  • --. October Blast. 1927.
  • --. The Tower. 1928.
  • --. The Winding Stair. 1929.
  • --. Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems. 1932.
  • --. Wheels and Butterflies. 1934.
  • --. The King of the Great Clock Tower. 1934.
  • --. A Full Moon in March. 1935.
  • --. New Poems. 1938.
  • --. Last Poems and Two Plays. 1939.
Given Name: 
William Butler
Family Name: 
Yeats
Birth Date: 
July 13, 1865
Death Date: 
January 28, 1939
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First RPO Edition: 
2006