William Butler Yeats


The Life and Works

William Butler Yeats received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923 and is one of Ireland's best-known poets. His life and works are examined in an exhibition at the Nobel Museum, on loan from the National Library of Ireland. The exhibition includes, amongst other things, a couple of short videos about Yeats and facsimiles of manuscripts.

Yeats poem

Photo: Yeats handwriting in a poem


The Nobel Museum hosts both permanent and temporary exhibitions, on the Nobel Prize, the Nobel Laureates, Alfred Nobel and related topics.

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