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By William Butler Yeats

Born and proficient in Dublin, eire, William Butler Yeats found early in his literary profession a fascination with Irish folklore and the occult. Later presented the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923, Yeats produced an unlimited number of tales, songs, and poetry of Ireland’s ancient and mythical prior. those writings helped safe for Yeats acceptance as a number one proponent of Irish nationalism and Irish cultural independence. initially released in separate books close to the tip of the 19th century, “Irish Fairy and folks stories” have preserved a wealthy and captivating historical past in an actual Irish voice. during this quantity, striking characters of Irish delusion are delivered to existence during the magnificent poetic voice of W. B. Yeats. those mythical tales of capricious Trooping Fairies, the frightful Banshee, Kings and Queens, Giants, Devils and the ever well known Leprechaun will pride and entertain readers of every age. This version encompasses a biographical afterword.

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