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William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939)
|Nationality: Irish||Periods: Irish: 20th Century|
Irish modernist poet, considered one of best of the 20th century; wrote “Easter 1916.”
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- Victorian Cities: London and Dublin
- “The England in which Yeats was to spend much of his life plays surprisingly little part in his writings and is specifically referred to only three times in his poetry.”
- Contains: Criticism, Extensive Bio
- Author: Terence Brown
- From: The Life of W. B. Yeats: A Critical Biography Chapter 1; Blackwell Publishers: 1999
- W. B. Yeats
- Provides a brief biographical sketch of the poet, full text of several poems, and links to other web sites.
- Contains: Sketch, Bibliography, Webliography, Pictures
- Author: Academy of American Poets
- William Butler Yeats
- This page from the companion web site to XJ Kennedy and Dana Gioia’s “Introduction to Poetry” text includes a biography, critical overview, and bibliography of the poet.
- Contains: Sketch, Bibliography, Commentary
- Author: XJ Kennedy and Dana Gioia
- Yeat’s Chronology: 1865-1939
- This site provides a chronology for W. B. Yeat’s life.
- Contains: Timeline
- Author: McCready, Sam
- Keywords: life, biography, history
Other sites about William Butler Yeats
- WB Yeats Society of New York
- This site, sponsored by the WB Yeats Society of New York, including links to critical and biographical information as well as the group’s schedule of events.
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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013