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The Irish poet and dramatist William Butler Yeats was a major literary figure in the 20th century. He drove the Irish literary revival and was a Nobel Literature Prize winner for what the committee called "inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation." His works included "The Tower" and the well-known "The Second Coming."
  • The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats

    The National Library of Ireland's virtual online exhibition of the poet and his works is available here, though broadband and Flash are required in order to view them exhibits.

  • The Literature Network: William Butler Yeats

    Offers a brief biography and selected pieces of work of the poet who co-founded the Irish Literary Revival and links to relevant items mentioned in his biography.

  • Yeats Society Sligo

    Society founded in Sligo in 1958 in commemoration of and in order to honor William B. Yates presents a biography of the poet, news and upcoming events, photographs, and membership options.

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