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Dylan Thomas made several recordings in the early 1950s of other poets' works. Captured here is a collection of poems written by William Butler Yeats. Poems include The Circus Animals, The Three Bushes, Solomon and the Witch, For Ann Gregory, The Speech of Oedipus at Colonus, The Dialogue of Self and Soul, Three Things, The Long-Legged Fly, and Leda and the Swan.

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About the Author

William Butler Yeats (1865–1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. Born and educated in Dublin, he studied poetry in his youth and, from an early age, was fascinated by Irish legend and the occult. He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival. He is generally considered one of the twentieth century’s key English language poets. He was a Symbolist poet, in that he used allusive imagery and symbolic structures throughout his career. In 1923 he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature for what the Nobel Committee described as “inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation.” He was the first Irishman so honored. He is generally considered one of the few writers who completed their greatest works after being awarded the Nobel Prize; such works include The Tower (1928) and The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1929).

About the Narrator

Dylan Thomas (1914–1953) was a Welsh poet best known for his poems “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” and “Fern Hill.” He also wrote many short stories, film scripts, and broadcast stories and did a series of lecture tours in the United States.