A Nobel Prize winning Irish dramatist and author, one of the founders of the Irish Literary Revival, William Butler Yeats is considered one of the twentieth century's key English language poets. A Symbolist poet, he had published during his life several volumes of plays and poetry, which are characterized dreamlike atmosphere, folk motifs and symbols. His creation had a substantial influence of William Allingham, an Irish poet, diarist and editor, so “Sixteen Poems”is the volume of Allingham’s verses, which had the special significance for Yeats.
We are glad to present you the literary work, written by the recognized master of poetry, who, according with T.S. Eliot’s opinion, was one of the few whose history is the history of their own time, who are a part of the consciousness of an age which cannot be understood without them. Enjoy the reading!