Who is William Butler Yeats

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William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats, born June 1865 in Sandymount, Ireland, first studied art before turning to literature from 1880. He met Oscar Wilde and was very committed to English-language Irish literature. William Butler Yeats founded the Abbey Theaters in Dublin, later the Irish National Theater, in 1899 with the support of Lady Gregory, and wrote numerous plays for it. Yeats wrote prose, poetry, dramas, and essays. In 1923 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. In 1939 William Butler Yeats died in Roquebrune-Cape-Martin, near Nice.
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William Butler Yeats: Poems / Poems. 2 CDs

DHV - Der Hörverlag, Munich 2015
ISBN 9783844518238, CD, 19.99 EUR
2 CDs with a running time of 109 minutes. Translated from the English by Norbert Hummelt, Marcel Beyer, Mirko Bonné, Gerhard Falkner, Christa Schuenke. Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats wrote touching love poetry, ...

William Butler Yeats: A Vision

Alfred Kröner Verlag, Stuttgart 2014
ISBN 9783520138019, hardcover, 334 pages, 24.90 EUR
Translated from the English by Axel Monte. William Butler Yeats, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923, is considered the most important Irish poet to write in the English language. All the more astonishing ...

William Butler Yeats: Ireland's Kingdom of Shadows

Jung und Jung Verlag, Salzburg 2008
ISBN 9783902497468, hardcover, 179 pages, 19.80 EUR
From Irish English and edited by Alexander Pechmann. Ireland - this is not only the green island, it is also a world that is actually shrouded in legends, a world that is one and only ...

William Butler Yeats: William Butler Yeats: The Poems

Luchterhand Literaturverlag, Munich 2005
ISBN 9783630872148, hardcover, 463 pages, 24.90 EUR
Retransmitted from English by Marcel Beyer, Mirko Bonne, Gerhard Falkner, Norbert Hummelt and Christa Schuenke. A translator and four of the most famous poets in German have ...