Keywords: english poetry -- irish authors



William Butler Yeats

Year of publication: 2012

POEMS BY W.B. YEATS PREFACE During the last year I have spent much time altering The Countess Cathleen and The Land of Hearts Desire that they might be a part of the repertory of the Abbey Theatre. I had written them before I had any practical experience, and I knew from the performance of the one in Dublin in 1899 and of the other in London in 1894 that they were full of defects. But in their new shapeand each play has been twice played during the winterthey have given me some pleasure, and ...

Keywords: English drama -- Irish authors English poetry -- Irish authors