Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1893/00/00 "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" is publish in Yeats's second book of poems, 'The Rose'. Author The Lake Isle of Innisfree
1928/02/14 The Tower - published Author Leda and the Swan
1928/02/14 The Tower - published Author Sailing to Byzantium
1936/00/00 As editor of The Oxford Book of Modern Verse, W B Yeats leaves out the WW I combatant poets: "The writers of these poems were invariably officers of exceptional courage and capacity.... If the war is necessary ... it is best to forget its suffering". Work
1937/04/00 Edmund Dulac and Helen Beauclerc take WB Yeats to visit sisters Nora and Edith Shackleton Heald at their home, the Chantry House, in Steyning. Edith became WB Yeats' last mistress. Visitor Chantry House Steyning
1938/08/15 W B Yeats conceives of "Under Ben Bulben", writing "Draw rein draw breath. cast a cold eye on life, on death. Horseman pass by." in the margin of a book on essays by Rilke. Author Benbulbin Province of Connacht
1939/01/26 W B Yeats rallies towards nightfall and gives Mrs Yeats corrections for his poem "Under Ben Bulben". Author
1939/01/28 William Butler Yeats dies at the Hotel Ideal Sejour, in Menton, France. He was buried after a private funeral at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. Died
1948/00/00 The remains of W B Yeats are carried home to Ireland by the Irish Naval Service and interred at in the graveyard of St Columba's Church. Observers included the Minister for External Affairs, Sean MacBride. Memorium Grave of William Butler Yeats Drumcliff, County Sligo

3 Creative Works by William Butler Yeats »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
The Lake Isle of Innisfree Author Poem 1893/00/00
Leda and the Swan Author Poem 1928/02/14
Sailing to Byzantium Author Poem 1928/02/14

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