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. William butler yeats was born on 13 june 1865 in the seaside village of sandymount in county dublin, ireland his mother, susan mary pollexfen (1841-1900) was the daughter of a wealthy family from county sligo. William butler yeats was an irish poet and playwright, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature a pillar of both the irish and british literary establishments, in his later years he served as an irish senator for two terms. William butler yeats biographical w illiam butler yeats (1865-1939) was born in dublin his father was a lawyer and a well-known portrait painter yeats was educated in london and in dublin, but he spent his summers in the west of ireland in the family's summer house at connaught. William butler yeats was born into a wealthy, artistic anglo-irish family in dublin in 1865 his father, john butler yeats, was educated as an attorney but abandoned the law to become a well-known portrait painter.
William butler yeats was an irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature a pillar of both the irish and british literary establishments, in his later years he served as an irish senator for two terms. William butler yeats the poet william bulter yeats (1865 - 1939) was a lion of english and irish literature in the 20th century, awarded the noble prize in literature in 1923 his recognition so soon after ireland's independence afforded him the opportunity to promote irish nationalism and cultural independence. Yeats: the man and the masks [richard ellmann] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the definitive biography of william butler yeats the most influential poet of his age.
Conclusion biography william butler yeats was born in sandymount, ireland, on 13 june 1865 he's known to be one of the most representative irish writers john butler yeats, his father, started studying law, but later focused on arts. William butler yeats was born into an anglo-irish dublin family his father john yeats initially trained to become a lawyer, abandoning this to study art in london yeats' mother susan mary pollexfen came from a wealthy sligo merchant family. Benjamin yeats, jervis's grandson and william's great-great-grandfather, had in 1773 married mary butler of a landed family in county kildare following their marriage, they kept the name butler mary was a descendant of the butler of ormond family from the neigham (pronounced nyam) gowran branch.
Letter to w b yeats read this poet's poems born in dublin, ireland, on june 13, 1865, william butler yeats was the son of a well-known irish painter, john butler yeats. William butler yeats biography, life, interesting facts william butler yeats was an irish poet and politician born on june 13, 1865 , was one of the pioneers of 20th-century literature. William butler yeats (1865-1939) was born in dublin into an irish protestant family his father, john butler yeats, a clergyman's son, was a lawyer turned to an irish pre-raphaelite painter his father, john butler yeats, a clergyman's son, was a lawyer turned to an irish pre-raphaelite painter.
Biography of william butler yeats william butler yeats was born on the 13th of june, 1865 the father of the poet, john butler yeats, got legal education, but, when the son was two years old, decisively separated from the advocate world and set out to london to study painting. Poet biography william butler yeats (1865-1939), irish poet, dramatist and prose writer, one of the greatest english-language poets of the 20th century yeats received the nobel prize for literature in 1923 william butler yeats was born on june 13, 1865 in dublin his father was a lawyer turned pre-raphaelite painter.
Professor jeffares's biography not only takes the complications of a complicated man in its stride, but actually delights in them there are other admirable studies of wb yeats, but none, i think, quite as comprehensive as this skilful evocation—william trevor, the guardian. There are many versions of william butler yeats (b 1865 d 1939), ireland's most famous poet, dramatist, critic, and senator variously claimed by nationalists, occultists, fascists, modernists, romantics, and postcolonialists, yeats's life and work are open to many interpretations as a. William butler yeats, (born june 13, 1865, sandymount, dublin, ireland—died january 28, 1939, roquebrune-cap-martin, france), irish poet, dramatist, and prose writer, one of the greatest english-language poets of the 20th century. Grave marker of william butler yeats at drumcliffe yeats' rejection by maud gonne and marriage to georgie hyde-lee he met actress and irish revolutionary, maud gonne (1866-1953), in 1889 and she would become a major part of yeats' life.