This antiquarian book contains Y. B. Yeats's 1914 autobiography, "e;Reveries over Childhood and Youth"e;. His first autobiography, it covers his life from its beginning - and his earliest memories to his early twenties. Rich in poetic description and genuine sentimentalities, this fantastic and insightful biography is highly recommended for those with an interest in his life and work, and it would make for a great addition to any collection. William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the most important and influential literary figures during the twentieth century. A key figure in the Irish and British literary worlds, Yeats also served as an Irish Senator for two terms. He was an important force in the Irish Literary Revival, and co-founded the famous Abbey Theatre. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly hard to come by and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.