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Blake, Contemporaneously April 17, 2014: For the eye altering alters all William Blake, “The Mental Traveler” Who reads Blake? The easy answer is almost everyone who reads poetry—that is, has read some Blake—and can quote something. [...] by

Tales from the Woodberry Poetry Room: Christina Davis on the Discovery of a Recording of Susan and Fanny Howe’s Mother, Mary Manning Howe, Reading Yeats August 16, 2013: New at the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University’s Vocarium, Christina Davis shares the details of her discovery of a rare, archival recording of Mary Manning Howe (mother of poets, Susan [...] by

Yeats On YouTube April 3, 2013: I was memorizing Yeats’s “Easter 1916,” a poem that has a powerful spell on me, despite my not giving a fook about Yeats or Ireland. There is a part in the beginning of the piece that was [...] by

Lapham’s Quarterly Puzzles Over Yeats the Magician July 31, 2012: Dwelling on a topic that never fails to make poetry academics uncomfortable, Lapham’s Quarterly gives a thorough history of W.B. Yeats’s lifelong devotion to magic. From his admission to [...] by