William Butler Yeats

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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

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Book bindings in new exhibition

The Nobel Museum have since 2006 produced exhibitions where book binders are invited to interpret Nobel Laureates in Literature. In this year's exihibiton, Alice Munro and Mo Yan are interpreted by Swedish, Canadian and Chinese book binders. 

The exhibition is on show until September 27.  

Publicerad 16 Apr. Comments

New exhibitions over the world

The Nobel Museum are opening new exhibitons all over the world. We can be seen from the Americas to Asia. 

Publicerad 4 Mar. Comments

Nobel Creations, behind the scenes

On December 5th, the exhibition Nobel Creations was inaugurated. Take a look behind the scenes.  

Publicerad 28 Nov. Comments

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