Reference Entry

Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939), poet

Roy Foster

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195169218
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939), poet


Background and youth | Literary politics, occultism, and the 1890s | The influence of Maud Gonne | Theatrical involvements and political disillusionment, 1899-1916 | The Irish revolution and its aftermath, 1916-1930 | The 1930s | Posthumous reputation

Reference Entry.  12140 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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