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Succession fight spins out of control

Succession fight spins out of control

IN the famous novel Things Fall Apart, renowned Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe uses William Butler Yeats' poem as an epigraph, describing the chaos that arise when a system collapses. "Turning and turning in the widening gyre, the falcon ... New, 1 day ago
Mugabe Succession Fight Spins Out of Control Architect Africa Online, 22 hours ago

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Nigerian Tribune, 4 weeks ago

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  BusinessWeek2 weeks ago

Can college graduates answer these classic Leaving Certificate questions?

Pythagoras's theorem, William Butler Yeats, an tuiseal ginideach: Leaving Certificate memories, good and bad, still haunt many Irish people. After the Leaving comes liberation and celebration Ellie Walsh I HAVE never had a feeling more ...
 Irish Independent2 months ago

How Rhythm Carries A Poem, From Head To Heart

hide caption Irish poet William Butler Yeats makes a recording for the radio in 1900. Scroll down to hear him read his poem "The Lake Isle of Innisfree." Culture Club / Poetry, perhaps more than any other form of writing, delves deep ...
 NPR2 months 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 Ten of the most commonly mispronounced Irish names (IrishCentral)  Irish Central1 week ago The top ten most influential Irish people of all time (IrishCentral)  Irish Central2 months 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 Tribune4 weeks ago

Improve couples communication with the Listening Door exercise!

He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven by William Butler Yeats Had I the heaven's embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread ...
 Examiner.com1 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.com1 week ago
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