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YEATS, W.B.: Famous Authors - The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats (Documentary, 2001)

Composer: Traditional
The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats
Elysium Ensemble
Hossick, Malcolm
Television Director: Hossick, Malcolm

Narrator: Hossick, Malcolm

Year of Production: 2001
Playing Time: 00:33:45
Catalogue Number: L7915DVD
UPC: 709629279155

William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin. His father was a successful artist and from an early age Yeats determined to be and was soon accepted as a poet. On the London literary scene he was a leading light and in Dublin was instrumental in setting up an Irish Theatre. He became the recognized poet of the Irish struggle for freedom and ended his long life as a senator and venerated patriarch of the new state. The documentary traces his life and ends with an overview of his works.

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