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W.B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (1865–1939) was an Irish poet and is considered one of the greatest writers from the twentieth century. He played an important role in the Celtic Twilight, a revival of Irish literature focused on Gaelic heritage and Irish nationalism. Yeats set up the Abbey Theatre in 1899, which held Irish and Celtic performances. In recognition of his important work he received a Nobel Prize in 1923.

Books by W.B. Yeats