Writings on Irish Folklore, Legend, and Myth

Writings on Irish Folklore, Legend, and Myth

W. B. Yeats


This assortment brings jointly all of W. B. Yeats' released prose writings on Irish folklore, legend and delusion, with items on topics together with ghosts, kidnappers, fairies, old tribes, necessary stones and Gaelic love songs. via his researches on Irish folklore, Yeats tried to create a stream in literature that used to be enriched by way of and rooted in a necessary local culture. during this quantity, Yeats' essays, introductions and sketches are provided chronologically, giving a transparent photo of the way his research built, expanding in its intensity and complexity in his quest to create an eire of the mind's eye.

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