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Posts Tagged ‘William Butler Yeats’

White Swan, Black Swan: Poetry in an Analytical Hour February 8, 2016: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Molly Peacock’s poem “The Nurse Tree” appears in the February 2016 issue. Previous posts in this series can [...] by

Mixed Pell-Mell: Doubts Cast on W.B. Yeats Remains July 21, 2015: In other exhumation news… Turns out the remains of W.B. Yeats may not (wholly?) be those interred in the shadow of Ben Bulben in Co Sligo. The Guardian reports on the possible mix up: Prince [...] by

Dylan Thomas in New York October 24, 2014: The New York Times reports that a gaggle of events are sheduled, uh, we mean, scheduled, for this weekend in celebration of the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s birth. Yup! 100 years ago: October [...] by

The Red Squirrels at Coole October 6, 2014: [Note: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Frances Leviston’s “Trimmings” appears in the October 2014 issue. Previous posts in this series can be [...] by

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

NPR Introduces Poetry of Infancy July 23, 2012: NPR’s in-house poetry critic David Orr has written a short piece noting the paucity of poetry about infancy and pregnancy. Without dwelling too much on why this might be, Orr defends [...] by

More on Yeats from The Waterboys’ Mike Scott May 14, 2012: We’ve reported on The Waterboys’ album An Appointment With Mr. Yeats here and here, and now, with the album out in the world, comes this Wales Online interview with Mike Scott. [...] by