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Yeats's Poetry, Drama, and Prose (Norton Critical Editions) 0th Edition
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As for the work itself, however historically important the plays, and however of curiosity value 'The Autobiography' and other prose writings the Yeats that lives is in the poetry.
It is that lyrical greatness the power of song manifested early on which later was deepened into even greater poetry. From 'Innisfee' and "Song of the Wandering Aengus ' to the poetry of 'Byzantium' and 'Among the Schoolchildren'.
The great lines, a small sample of which follows"
And we will wander hand in hand / through hollow lands and hily lands/
And pluck till time and times are done/ The silver apples of the moon/ The golden apples of the sun/
"We must lie down where all the ladders start/ in the foul rag and bone shop of the heart."
" The best lack all conviction, and the worst are full of passionate intensity"
"But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you/ and loved the sorrows of your changing face."
(Some critical writings were published as late as 1997)
But if his poetry is what you wish to read, including earlier items and other lesser poetry that Yeats composed late in life, then, instead, may I suggest you buy his 'Collected Works, Vol. 1 : The Poems' ?
And with this book, also buy 'Our Secret Discipline - Yeats and Lyric Form', which was written by Helen Vendler.
Together, they are complete, and a reader will be wiser, but, unfortunately, poorer.
PS I have many Norton books in this series - the volumes on Byron and Keats are supreme ... and Shelley's is another matter, entirely - but Yeats needs elaboration by one fine and wordy modern critic.
(And Helen's wordy.)