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W. B. Yeats, a new biography

by A. Norman Jeffares

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Published by Arena Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yeats, W. B. -- 1865-1939 -- Biography.,
  • Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Authors, Irish -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-312) and index.

    StatementA. Norman Jeffares.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5906 .J419 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21342208M
    ISBN 100091739381

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Yeats, who died inis remembered as one of the leading Western poets of the 20th century. Early Life William Butler Yeats was born on Jin Dublin, Ireland, the oldest child of Born: William Butler Yeats, Irish poet, dramatist, and prose writer, one of the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century.

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Yeats's experience with the theater gave to his volume of poems In the Seven Woods () a new style—less elaborate, less romantic, and more straight forward in language and imagery. Some of Yeats's plays show his great interest in ancient royalty and "half-forgotten things," but his poetry was unmistakably new.

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Yeats was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in "for his always inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation". Ireland had newly become independent at that time and he was the first Irish man to be honored with the coveted prize.

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Children: Michael Yeats, Anne Yeats. Early Life. W.B. Yeats was one of the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century, was born on Jin Dublin, Ireland.

A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served as a Senator of the Irish Free State for two terms.

Half a century ago, Norman Jeffares wrote the definitive biography of W.B. Yeats, which was subsequently published in a revised edition in to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the poet's death.

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[A Norman Jeffares] -- Half a century ago, Norman Jeffares wrote the definitive biography of W.B. Yeats, Ireland's preeminent poet.

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