This etext corresponds to the second (1902) expanded edition of
the Celtic Twilight.
This is one of the best-known collections of Yeats' prose; in it
he explores the longstanding connection between the people of
Ireland and the inhabitants of the land of Fairy.
Yeats, who had profound mystic and visionary beliefs, writes
with conviction of the reality of Fairies, both in his own
experience, and in the everyday life of the Irish.
This relatively short work serves as a way for readers
to discover Yeats' powerful
wordcraft and get an overview of celtic Fairy lore.
This etext, created at sacred-texts in 2001, was revised in
January 2004 from an original copy of the 1902 edition,
to include page numbers and correspond
more closely to the formatting of the original, and to correct a few
It was reformatted in 2009.
The Project Gutenberg version of Celtic Twilight is based on the