Tag Archives: W.B. Yeats

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I want to highlight an Irish poet, William Butler Yeats.  Yeats was born in Dublin in 1865 and was raised in both County Sligo and London.  Although his father was a successful artist, Yeats … Continue reading

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How Many Are “Too Menny”?

Rita Dove’s anthology (The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry) is like all other anthologies in that it has good, bad and indifferent features. Two questions raised in Helen Vendler’s now-notorious review in The New York Review of Books … Continue reading

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