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by W. B. Yeats,F. R. Higgins

ISBN: 0716513811
ISBN13: 978-0716513810
Language: English
Publisher: Irish University Press; Facsimile of 1935 ed edition (December 1972)
Pages: 62
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Yeats had often visited Rosses Point, Co. Sligo, five miles north-west of Sligo. The quatrain is from ‘The Dancer’ (11. 17–20) by the Irish poet Joseph Campbell (1879–1944), in Irishry (Dublin: Maunsel, 1913) p. 10Google Scholar.

Yeats had often visited Rosses Point, Co. 5–6); that is the text as printed from the author’s manuscript in Thomas Crofton Croker, The Popular Songs of Ireland (London: Colburn, 1839) pp. 141–9Google Scholar. 27. Compare a note by F. R. Higgins in a volume of his poems, The Dark Breed (London: Macmillan, 1927) p. 66Google Scholar. 28. Many Irish airs were originally composed in a ‘gapped’ or pentatonic scale, which omits the two semi-tones of the usual modern diatonic scale.

WITH: YEATS AND DOROTHY WELLESLEY, eds. Broadsides. A Collection of New Irish and English Songs. Dublin: Cuala Press, 1937. 4to. 25 hand-colored illustrations by Jack B. Yeats, Maurice Mc Gonigal and Victor Brown. Publisher's cloth-backed blue boards, with original printed title label to upper cover, 2- page publisher's errata leaf laid-in, minor soiling.

Book remarkably bright and clean with only a couple of tiny spots to cloth. yeats's broadsides, one of only 100 copies signed by . A few chips to dust jacket. higgins at end of introductory essay and accompanied by breathtaking hand-colored illustrations. Collection of 12 broadsides originally issued individually from January-December 1935. Containing both traditional and new Irish ballads written by Yeats, . Higgins, Padraic Colum, and others. With engraved music throughout.

Published by Cuala Press (1937).

Broadside magazine was a small mimeographed publication founded in 1962 by Agnes "Sis" Cunningham and her husband, Gordon Friesen. Hugely influential in the folk-revival, it was often controversial. Issues of what is folk music, what is folk rock, and who is folk were roundly discussed and debated. At the same time, Broadside nurtured and promoted important singers of the era.

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His best-known book of poetry is The Gap of Brightness (1940).

Higgins was a student of William Butler Yeats and served on the board of the Abbey Theatre from 1935 until his death. His best-known book of poetry is The Gap of Brightness (1940). He is also well known for his poem, "Father and So. He wrote a moving elegy for his fellow poet Pádraic Ó Conaire. He was generally acknowledged to be a fine poet, but was less successful in his Abbey Theatre work: Frank O'Connor said unkindly that Higgins could not direct a children's poetry recitation.

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