The Wild Swans at Coole by William Butler Yeats

"The Wild Swans at Coole" is a collection of poems that reflect upon the transformation of life and the unchanging aspect of nature. The author uses the symbol of swans to express the themes of love, loss, beauty, and the passing of time. The poems are marked by a strong sense of melancholy and longing, as well as an acute awareness of the transience of life. The collection is also notable for its exploration of Irish mythology and folklore.

The 1917th greatest book of all time

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Total Points: 183

Since this book was first published in 1917, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 183.0.

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