biographical name William Butler 1865-1939 Irish poet & dramatist • Yeatsian adjective

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  • Yeats — hießen folgende Personen: Anne Yeats (1919–2001), irische Künstlerin Jack Butler Yeats (1871–1957), irischer Maler und Autor John Butler Yeats (1839–1922), irischer Maler Matthew Yeats (* 1979), kanadischer Eishockeytorhüter Michael Yeats… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yeats —   [jeɪts], William Butler, irischer Lyriker und Dramatiker, * Sandymount (heute zu Dublin) 13. 6. 1865, ✝ Roquebrune Cap Martin (Département Alpes Maritimes, Frankreich) 28. 1. 1939; Sohn eines Porträtmalers, studierte Kunst in Dublin und fand ab …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Yeats — Yeats, William Butler …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Yeats — (William Butler) (1865 1939) écrivain irlandais. Poète inspiré par le mysticisme celtique (les Errances d Oisin, 1889), il fonda avec lady Gregory l Abbey Theatre (1904), qui monta son princ. drame lyrique, Deirdre (1907). à partir de 1920, la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Yeats — Yeats, W.B. (1865 1939) an Irish writer of poems and plays, whose early work is often based on old Irish stories. He is one of the most important Irish writers, and he won the ↑Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • yeats — yeats·ian; …   English syllables

  • Yeats — [yāts] William Butler 1865 1939; Ir. poet, playwright, & essayist …   English World dictionary

  • Yeats —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Yeats est le nom de famille de plusieurs personnes : John Butler Yeats (1839 1922) Peintre portraitiste irlandais (père des deux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yeats — This very interesting surname is of English origins, but is also prominent in Ireland. Mainly associated with the English West Country, the origination is generally topographical and describes one who lived by a geat . This was a Scandanavian… …   Surnames reference

  • Yeats — noun Irish poet and dramatist (1865 1939) • Syn: ↑William Butler Yeats, ↑W. B. Yeats • Derivationally related forms: ↑Yeatsian • Instance Hypernyms: ↑poet, ↑dramatist, ↑playw …   Useful english dictionary

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