Author:William Butler Yeats

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William Butler Yeats
An Irish poet, dramatist, mystic and public figure who was one of the driving forces behind the Irish Literary Revival.
William Butler Yeats


Collections of poetry[edit]

Individual poems[edit]


  • Yeats, W. B. "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" and "The Fiddler of Dooney" Harry Clarke (ill.). The year's at the spring, 1920.


  • Mosada (1886)
  • The Countess Cathleen (1892)
  • The Curse of the Fires and of the Shadows (1893) (Unindexed)
  • The Land of Heart's Desire (1894)
  • The Shadowy Waters (1900)
  • Cathleen ni Houlihan (1902)
  • On Baile's Strand (1904) (1903 edition, as published in In the Seven Woods (1903)
  • Where there is nothing... (1903)
  • The Hour Glass (1904) (1912 edition, as published in Responsibilities)
  • The King's Threshold (1904)
  • The Pot of Broth (1904)
  • Deirdre (1907)
  • The unicorn from the stars, and other plays (1908)
    • The unicorn from the stars
    • Cathleen Ni Houlihan
    • The hour-glass
  • At the Hawk's Well (1916)
  • Calvary (1921)
  • Four Plays for Dancers (1921)
  • The Cat and the Moon (1924)
  • Plays and controversies (1924) Renewal R92986 (PD in US in 2019)
  • Plays in prose and verse (1924) Renewal R92981
  • Sophocles' King Oedipus, a version for the modern stage (translation of Sophocles' play) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2024 due to Renewal R162692
  • The Resurrection (1931)
  • The Words upon the Window Pane (1934)
  • The Herne's Egg, and other plays (1938) Renewal R375210 (PD in US in 2033)
  • Purgatory (1938)
  • Last poems & plays (1940) Renewal R418909



  • Volume I - Reveries over Childhood and Youth (1916) [1] (PD)
  • Volume II - The Trembling of the Veil (1938)


Works about[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1939, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.