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  • 11 Jun 2015
    W B Yeats aged 58, photo By National Library of Ireland on The Commons (W.B. Yeats Uploaded by russavia) [see page for license], via Wikimedia Commons
    Michael McAteer

    150 Years of W. B. Yeats and European Drama

    W.B. Yeats is widely recognised as one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. It has even been suggested that he was the greatest poet in Europe since Virgil. His reputation as a dramatist has been much less certain through the course of the twentieth century however. Yet it is as a dramatist that […]

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  • 15 Jun 2011

    Irish Writers Trivia: Swift, Yeats, Joyce, Beckett

    If you’re celebrating Bloomsday on June 16th, you probably already know that it commemorates the events in James Joyce’s Ulysses, which all took place on June 16th, 1904. But did you know that the character of Leopold Bloom was based on Joyce’s friendship with author Aron Ettore Schmitz? Or that both Mel Brooks and Pink […]

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