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William Bulter Yeats (Poetry For Young People)

Autor: Allison, Jonathan (ed)
Harrington, Glenn (Ilt)
Yeats, William Butler

Editorial: Sterling

Formato:Tapa Dura
Precio de Lista:$14.95
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William Bulter Yeats (Poetry For Young People) : He was the finest modern poet in the English language--plus a playwright, theatre manager, politician, and passionate believer in supernatural. William Butler Yeats' writing captures all the magic and mystery of his native Ireland, and here are some 26 of his finest, most mesmerizing verses. In "The Stolen Child, " fairies come in the night to entice a boy away forever to "where the wave of moonlight glosses the dim grey sands with light." Yeats claimed that a Greek folk song inspired "The Song of Wandering Aengus": the excerpt here follows Aengus on his quest to locate an enchanted girl. Visions of a fierce and terrible battle-where "unknown perishing armies beat about my ears"--emerge in "The Valley of the Black Pig, " all seen in a dream. Matching the beauty of Yeats' written images are a series of exquisite and evocative paintings, which range from panoramic natural landscapes to compelling portraits of characters both human and fantastic. And, as always, this acclaimed series features fascinating biographical information, introductions to each verse, and full annotations that define difficult unfamiliar vocabulary.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Niños y Jóvenes   Literary Criticism & Collections
Niños y Jóvenes   Poesía

ISBN 13:9780806966151
ISBN 10:0806966157
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:47
Tamaño:10.88" l x 8.22" w x 0.44" h
Edades: 8 - 12
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