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In the famous novel Things Fall Apart, renowned Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe uses William Butler Yeats' poem as an epigraph, describing the chaos that arises when a system collapses. "Turning and turning in the widening gyre, the falcon cannot ... Norwegian Council for Africa, 5 days ago
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Sunday Poem: At Galway Races, by William Butler Yeats

At Galway Races was written in Coole Park, Lady Gregory's house, in 1908 after the poet had spent a day at the Galway Race Meeting. That is over a century ago but the wish it expresses is the same as that expressed by the new Minister for the Arts, ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago Ireland's Economic Recovery Shows at Galway Races  BusinessWeek3 weeks ago

First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar'

The Irish poet William Butler Yeats once famously evoked the drift of time through the image of old men gazing at their own watery reflections. Robert Plant is hardly the gnarled specimen Yeats described — at 66, the singer is still a majestic ...
 Austin American Statesman4 hours ago

Top ten people Id like to have a pint with (PHOTOS) (IrishCentral)

William Butler Yeats. Who are the people dead or alive youd like a pint of Guinness with? Who are the people dead or alive youd like a pint of Guinness with? 1. W.B. Yeats The older I get the more incredible a poet he seems. Hed probably be ...
 Irish Central1 week ago

Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world

IT HAS BEEN 75 years since William Butler Yeats died; 25 since the death of Samuel Beckett, and only 11 months since the loss of Seamus Heaney. Yet their poetry and other writings, their contributions to culture both in Ireland and worldwide, will ...
 TheJournal.ie2 weeks ago
Nigerian Tribune

Elections and vultures of war

William Butler Yeats shouldn't have lived in 20th century Irish society. He should have lived in Nigeria of today with all the turmoil, cheap death and expensive investigations that lead nowhere . The poet belonged to an age of artistic beauty, of ...
 Nigerian Tribune1 month ago

Diana Hobby, wife of William P. Hobby Jr., dies at age 83

Diana Poteat Stallings Hobby, the wife of William P. Hobby Jr., died on Friday at the age of 83 according to a statement from her family, who were at her side until the end. Mrs. Hobby is survived by her husband, their four children and their ...
 Houston Chronicle1 month ago Rice remembers Diana Hobby  Rice University1 month ago

Beyond the Hype of Fifty Shades Of Grey

William Giraldi's ascerbic essay-review on Fifty Shades of Grey delivers a very important point: that we are what we consume. Relationship expert Dr. Drew similarly refrained from sugarcoating his opinion of the series, which he describes as ...
 OpEdNews.com2 weeks ago

When a Deeper Need Enters

There are no political neutrals—not even among churchmen or poets. Two Irish poets help to illustrate my point: William Butler Yeats, who died in 1939, and Seamus Heaney, who died last year on August 30. William Butler Yeats, every English ...
 Commonweal4 weeks ago

W.B. Yeats 2015 Website Development Call The Wild Atlantic Poet

The Western Development Commission (WDC) has issued a Request for Quotation for the development of a website specifically focused on the year-long Yeats 2015 celebration. The tender call opened on the 30th of July and will close on the 22nd of ...
 Western Development Commission1 month ago
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