In the seven woods : being poems chiefly of the Irish heroic age


A collection of poetry by W. B. Yeats published in 1903 by Elizabeth Yeats's Dun Emer Press, the first edited by this publishing house. On title page, "Dundrum" follows "The Dun Emer Press". "Here ends In the seven woods, written by William Butler Yeats, printed, upon paper made in Ireland, and published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats at the Dun Emer Press, in the house of Evelyn Gleeson at Dundrum in the county of Dublin, Ireland, finished the sixteenth day of July, in the year of the big wind 1903"--Colophon. This volume represents the first book of Yeats' "middle period" in which he eschewed his previous Romantic ideals and preference for pre-Raphaelite imagery, in favor of a more spare style and an anti-romantic poetic stance . Includes the poems "The Folly of Being Comforted" and "Adam's Curse" and the play "On Baile's Strand: A Play".

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Call Number: PR5904 I6 1903
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 63 pages ; 14.5 x 20.5 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 53, -8
Additional physical characteristics
  • Some text printed in red. Includes signatures. Bound in vellum with green cloth ties; title and author tooled in gold on cover; gilt edges.
Physical repository Collection
  • Book Arts Collection
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • February 2024
Technical note
  • Scanned on PLUSTEK OpticBook A300 Plus (600 dpi; color) by LG. Metadata by KD.
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original. This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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