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Llusionment with the physical world 'Leda and the Swan' a violent and graphic take on the Greek myth of Leda and Zeus and 'Among School Children' a poetic contemplation of life love and the creative process Still reading Yeats in publishedchronological order and this feels like the apotheosis of his work especially the masterpiece 1919 His master

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The Tower

Allylee Castle a Norman tower that Yeats purchased in and later restored The Tower includes some of his greatest and most innovative poems including 'Sailing to Byzantium' a lyrical meditation on man's disi In my review of Seamus Heaney s Death of a Naturalist I casually referred to Yeatsian idealism to contrast the earlier poet s elite modernism

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The Tower was W B Yeats's first major collection of poetry as Nobel Laureate after the receiving the Nobel Prize in It is considered to be one of his most influential collections The title refers to Thoor B IWhat shall I do with this absurdity O heart O troubled heart this caricatureDecrepit age that has been tied to meAs to a dog s tail N


10 thoughts on “The Tower

  1. says:

    Snowed in my girlfriend cut my hair in my kitchen and I read out loud from The Tower Later that afternoon we trud

  2. says:

    This is great poetry great writing; even an imbecile like me can feel that But I have to admit that it is beyond my ability to truly understand the meaning the essence of what the poet was saying and not just with this work but any poetry So I just read enjoy it or not and apply it to my life my thoughts my sen

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    IWhat shall I do with this absurdity—O heart O troubled heart—this caricatureDecrepit age that has been tied to meAs to a dog’s tail Never had I Excited passionate fanaticalImagination nor an ear and eyeThat expected the impossible—No not in boyhood when with rod and flyOr the humbler worm I climbed Ben Bulben’s backAnd

  4. says:

    In my review of Seamus Heaney's Death of a Naturalist I casually referred to Yeatsian idealism to contrast the earlier poet's elite modernism

  5. says:

    A collection of 20 poems from 1928 Highlights sailing to byzantium the tower meditations in time of civil war nineteen hundred and nineteen and

  6. says:

    This is peak YeatsIf you want to get started with Yeats and don't feel like jumping on with a complete collected or selected edition this is a short little collection of some of his best work

  7. says:

    Is he the greatest English language poet of the 20th century Maybe The rankings don't matter The beautiful music of these poems matters

  8. says:

    I'm uite fond of Yeats' imagery He readily invokes Rome and the great civilizations of the Middle East with language that doesn't t

  9. says:

    Still reading Yeats in publishedchronological order and this feels like the apotheosis of his work especially the masterpiece 1919 His mastery of symbolism and imagery is finally complete and he combines a contemporary modernism and older formal verse into something beautiful and unpredictable in its uneasy chemi

  10. says:

    A beautiful edition from Penguin Worth every penny for Sailing to Byzantium alone

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