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William Butler Yeats


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1923
   the winner was   
William Butler Yeats
Ireland, 1865-1939; "for his always inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation"
William Butler Yeats
   has the epitaph   
"Cast a Cold Eye on Life, on Death Horseman, Pass By!"
Drumcliffe Cemetery; County Sligo, Ireland
William Butler Yeats
   lifespan was   
1865-1939
Irish poet
William Butler Yeats
   was born in   
Dublin, Ireland
1865-1939. An Irish poet and dramatist won the 1923 Nobel Prize in literature
William Butler Yeats
   wrote   
Byzantium
"That is no country for old men. The young In one another's arms, birds in the trees …"
William Butler Yeats
   wrote   
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death
"I know that I shall meet my fate Somewhere among the clouds above …"
William Butler Yeats
   wrote   
Politics
"How can I, that girl standing there, my attention fix on Roman or on Russian or on Spanish politics"
Ego Dominus Tuus by William Butler Yeats
   was titled from the literary source   
La Vita Nuova
Dante
William Butler Yeats
   created the character   
Countess Cathleen
The Countess Cathleen; drama, 1892
William Butler Yeats
   is buried in   
Drumcliff Churchyard, Sligo, Ireland
Poet, playwright, d. 1939
William Butler Yeats
   wrote   
A Full Moon in March
1935
William Butler Yeats
   wrote   
The Wild Swans at Coole
1917
William Butler Yeats
   wrote   
The Winding Stair and Other Poems
1933






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