History Creator / WilliamButlerYeats

8th Jan '16 9:41:20 AM ProfessorGrimm
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He was also one of the founders of Dublin's famous Abbey Theatre, and actually shamed a mob who rioted at the premiere of Sean O'Casey's ''Theatre/ThePloughAndTheStars'' there.
12th Sep '15 11:49:46 PM nombretomado
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William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an [[{{Oireland}} Irish]] poet, {{Nobel Prize|in Literature}} winner and well-known/[[SmallReferencePools often-cited]] literary figure. He was inspired by [[Myth/IrishMythology Irish myth and folklore]] as well as the writings of Creator/WilliamBlake.

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William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an [[{{Oireland}} Irish]] poet, {{Nobel UsefulNotes/{{Nobel Prize|in Literature}} winner and well-known/[[SmallReferencePools often-cited]] literary figure. He was inspired by [[Myth/IrishMythology Irish myth and folklore]] as well as the writings of Creator/WilliamBlake.
11th May '15 4:29:57 AM SeptimusHeap
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This guy is responsible for a lot of the StockQuotes floating around in pop culture. His poem "TheSecondComing" is the source of many {{Literary Allusion Title}}s and is his most famous and most referenced work[[note]]outside Ireland that is; ''in'' Ireland "Sailing to Byzantium" and "September 1913" are probably better known; "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" was voted the nation's favourite poem in an Irish Times poll.[[/note]]. If you hear a FauxlosophicNarration, read a snippet of poetry preceding a bunch of prose or even see a character trying to sound deep and meaningful, there is a reasonably good chance that William Butler Yeats is being quoted.

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This guy is responsible for a lot of the StockQuotes floating around in pop culture. His poem "TheSecondComing" "Literature/TheSecondComing" is the source of many {{Literary Allusion Title}}s and is his most famous and most referenced work[[note]]outside Ireland that is; ''in'' Ireland "Sailing to Byzantium" and "September 1913" are probably better known; "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" was voted the nation's favourite poem in an Irish Times poll.[[/note]]. If you hear a FauxlosophicNarration, read a snippet of poetry preceding a bunch of prose or even see a character trying to sound deep and meaningful, there is a reasonably good chance that William Butler Yeats is being quoted.
3rd May '15 5:57:25 PM nombretomado
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William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an [[{{Oireland}} Irish]] poet, {{Nobel Prize|in Literature}} winner and well-known/[[SmallReferencePools often-cited]] literary figure. He was inspired by [[IrishMythology Irish myth and folklore]] as well as the writings of Creator/WilliamBlake.

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William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an [[{{Oireland}} Irish]] poet, {{Nobel Prize|in Literature}} winner and well-known/[[SmallReferencePools often-cited]] literary figure. He was inspired by [[IrishMythology [[Myth/IrishMythology Irish myth and folklore]] as well as the writings of Creator/WilliamBlake.
2nd May '15 8:01:25 AM Discar
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-->''Had I the heavensí embroidered cloths,''\\

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-->''Had ->''Had I the heavensí embroidered cloths,''\\



-->-"Aed Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven"

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-->-"Aed -->-- "Aed Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven"
4th Jun '14 7:38:37 PM CheeseDogX
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Also, his last name [[ItsPronouncedTroPay is pronounced]] "Yates," not "Yeets."
25th Jan '14 7:00:10 AM Achaemenid
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-->''Had I the heavensí embroidered cloths,''\\
''Enwrought with golden and silver light,''\\
''The blue and the dim and the dark cloths,''\\
''Of night and light and the half light,''\\
''I would spread the cloths under your feet:''\\
''But I, being poor, have only my dreams;''\\
''I have spread my dreams under your feet;''\\
''Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.''
-->-"Aed Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven"
7th Jan '14 3:12:17 PM CamrocG
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* SwansASwimming: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "The Wild Swans at Coole"]]
9th Dec '13 12:11:55 PM blueranger
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* {{Arcadia}}: He viewed the place he spent his summers in Sligo as this. He expresses his desire to live this way permanently in "The Lake Isle of Inishfree".



* DesignatedVillain: "September 1913" attacks the Catholic merchant middle classes for being greedy and materialistic. It was inspired by the city council not wanting to give money to open an art gallery at the request of Hugh Lane...right when living conditions in the city were terrible. So chances are they might not have wanted to splash out on something quite so frivolous.




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* TakeThat: "September 1913" is one to the Catholic merchant middle classes.
* TheOneThatGotAway: Maud Gonne. He proposed to her several times, including a week after her husband's funeral.
31st Aug '13 1:34:33 AM Aquila89
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An [[{{Oireland}} Irish]] poet who lived in the 19th and 20th centuries. {{Nobel Prize|in Literature}} winner and well-known/[[SmallReferencePools often-cited]] literary figure. He was inspired by [[IrishMythology Irish myth and folklore]] as well as the writings of Creator/WilliamBlake.

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An William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an [[{{Oireland}} Irish]] poet who lived in the 19th and 20th centuries. poet, {{Nobel Prize|in Literature}} winner and well-known/[[SmallReferencePools often-cited]] literary figure. He was inspired by [[IrishMythology Irish myth and folklore]] as well as the writings of Creator/WilliamBlake.
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