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In November of 1923, Yeats learned that he was being considered for the Nobel Prize in Literature along with Herr Mann. Yeats did not think he would win because he was aware of Mann's work and felt it was superior to his own. Yeats also felt that his many other works were far better and more important than his lyrical poetry. However, Yeats won the prize. Yeats attempted to learn all he could about Sweden but had no luck in finding any books on the subject. Yeats learned a few facts on the boat that took he and his wife to Sweden. On board the boat, many other passengers had a great number of opinions regarding the country. Upon landing in Esbjerg, Yeats and his wife had lunch with a young poet who furthered their education...

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