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Celtic Twilight


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A collection of stories by Yeats, published 1893, illustrating the mysticism of the Irish and their belief in fairies, ghosts, and spirits. It has since become a generic phrase (slightly ironical) for the whole Irish revival in literature.


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W. B. Yeats (1865—1939) poet