Where did Yeats grow up?

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Yeats was born in Sandymount, Ireland, and educated there and in London. He spent childhood holidays in County Sligo and studied poetry from an early age, when he became fascinated by Irish legends and the occult.

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Also asked, where and how was Yeats educated?

National College of Art and Design 1884–1886 Godolphin and Latymer School The High School

Likewise, when was William Butler Yeats born? June 13, 1865

Just so, how did Yeats die?

Heart failure

Was Yeats Protestant?

William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He belonged to the Protestant, Anglo-Irish minority that had controlled the economic, political, social, and cultural life of Ireland since at least the end of the 17th century.

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When did Yeats die?

January 28, 1939

What is poetry in English?

Poetry is a type of literature based on the interplay of words and rhythm. It often employs rhyme and meter (a set of rules governing the number and arrangement of syllables in each line). In poetry, words are strung together to form sounds, images, and ideas that might be too complex or abstract to describe directly.

What is Yeats famous?

William Butler Yeats (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free State.

How do you pronounce Yeats?


Yeats is a name of Celtic origin, which means that the "ea" dipthong should be pronounced to rhyme with rates and weights. In names with an Anglo-Saxon origin, like, for example, Keats, the "ea" dipthong is pronounced to rhyme with words like eats and seats.

When was your old published date?

Poem first published in The Rose, by W.B. Yeats, 1893. About the Author: William Butler Yeats (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet.

Who is called an Irish poet?

William Butler Yeats

Where did Yeats go to college?

National College of Art and Design
1884–1886
Godolphin and Latymer School
The High School

Is Innisfree a real place?

The Actual Lake Isle of Innisfree
The Lake Isle of Innisfree is a real place near the coast of Ireland. It is not inhabited and is on Lough Gill, a lake in County Sligo. The lake itself is approximately five and a half miles in length and one and a half miles wide, so it is very small.

Who was Yeats married to?


Georgiana Hyde-Lees
m. 1917–1939

When did Yeats get married?

October 20, 1917 (Georgiana Hyde-Lees)

What is Yeats most famous poem?

The Stolen Child was written in 1886 when Yeats was only 21. It is the most famous poem of his first published poetry collection The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems; and is regarded as one of his most important early works.

Why Yeats is called the poet of the Celtic Twilight?


The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and Folklore. Best known for his poetry, William Butler Yeats (1865–1939) was also a dedicated exponent of Irish folklore. Yeats took a particular interest in the tales' mythic and magical roots.

Did Yeats fight in ww1?

He was a nationalist, a senator as well as a Pacifist. One cannot ignore the Irony of Yeats being one of the 20th Century's key english language poets whilst he openly fought against English tradition in Ireland and the British role in the Great War.

Who wrote preface to Gitanjali?

Rabindranath Tagore