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William Butler Yeats

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Easter Widows, by Sinéad McCoole: Portait of the Rising's revolutionary wives

Irish Times
Wealthy Maud Gonne set up Inghinidhe na hÉireann, had children by her married lover in Paris, and turned down William Butler Yeats. She married John MacBride. Lillie Reynolds, from poor farming people, was a governess to the children of a stockbroker ...

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Ireland at a glance

The Australian
William Butler Yeats:Next year has been designated as “Yeats 2015” to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Nobel prize-winning poet. The year-long program will include events in Dublin, Sligo and other places associated with his life ...

1923 Nobel Prize Literature Winner William Butler Yeats News

Mike Nichols, Director of 'The Graduate,' Dies at 83

AARP News (blog)
The first play he directed — William Butler Yeats' Purgatory — starred his University of Chicago classmate Edward Asner. In Chicago, he also met his longtime writing and improvisational comedy partner, Elaine May, whom he charmed by sitting down next ...


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Doyle: Arts in Education

Vermont Public Radio
When I worked as a high school English teacher, a favorite poem to share with students was “Among School Children,” by William Butler Yeats. It's complex, dealing with everything from the loss of innocence, to the relationship between human experience ...

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