Divining Poets: Yeats: A Quotable Deck from Turtle Point Press
Turtle Point Press
October 19, 2021
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About the Author
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is Ireland's greatest poet and one of the finest poets of the 20th century. Yeats maintained an interest in Irish legends and heroes throughout his work, emphasizing imagination and energy, with a particular eye on the occult. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923. Poet and critic Paul Muldoon is originally from Northern Ireland. Formerly poetry editor of The New Yorker, he is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His poetry awards include the Pulitzer Prize and the Griffin Poetry Prize for Moy Sand and Gravel. He teaches writing at Princeton and lives in Manhattan and Sharon Springs, New York.