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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

William Butler Yeats

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
1. William Butler Yeats Marker
Inscription.
Irish poet and dramatist
lived in this house
then known as 18 Woburn Buildings
from 1895 to 1919

 
Location. 51° 31.602′ N, 0° 7.754′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Woburn Walk just east of Upper Woburn Place, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Woburn Walk, London Borough of Camden, England WC1H 0JJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Robert Owen (about 90 meters away); London School of Tropical Medicine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Richard Trevithick (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sir Victor Horsley (approx. half a kilometer away); Roger Fry (approx. half a kilometer away); Sir George Williams (approx. half a kilometer away); Sir Samuel Romilly (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Butler Yeats (Encyclopedia Brittanica). "William Butler Yeats, (born June 13, 1865, Sandymount, Dublin, Ireland—died January 28, 1939, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France), Irish poet, dramatist,
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
2. William Butler Yeats Marker - Wide View
and prose writer, one of the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923." (Submitted on November 3, 2017.) 

2. W.B. Yeats (Wikipedia). "William Butler Yeats (/ˈjeɪts/; 13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served as an Irish Senator for two terms. Yeats was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn and others." (Submitted on November 3, 2017.) 

3. William Butler Yeats "The Second Coming" Poem animation (YouTube.com, 1.5 min.). "Here's a virtual movie of William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939) Reading his much loved poem "The Second Coming". "The Second Coming" is a poem by William Butler Yeats first printed in The Dial (November 1920) and afterwards included in his 1921 verse collection Michael Robartes and the Dancer. The poem uses Christian imagery regarding the end of the world as allegory to describe the atmosphere in post-war Europe...." (Submitted on November 3, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. Nobel
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Bain News Service (Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress), circa 1920
3. William Butler Yeats

 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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