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Open Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

Nationality: Irish b. 13 June 1865, Dublin, Ireland; d. 28 January 1939, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France “For his always inspired poetry, which in a

The Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilman 's most celebrated and widely read short story is the tale of a depressed woman with a young baby who has been prescribed a

Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-

( yĕv´´tushĕng'kō, Rus. yĭvgā'nyē əlyĭksän'drəvĭch yĭvtəshĕn'kō ), 1933–, Russian poet, b. Zima. Along with Andrei Voznesensky and several others he

Yiddish language

( yĭd'ĭsh ), a member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages ; German

Younger, Irving (1932 - 1988)

US lawyer, law professor, judge, and author. He was famous for his ability to cross-examine witnesses and was also well known for his wit and

Yourcenar, Marguerite

Known primarily as the author of the acclaimed novel Mémoires d’Hadrien , published in 1951 and translated as Memoirs of Hadrian ( 1954 ), Y. was