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Highlights of the Yeats International Summer School 2020

Lauren Arrington

Co-Director of The Yeats International Summer School. She is currently writing Yeats, Pound, and Late Modernism in Mussolini’s Italy for Oxford University Press.

Roy Foster

A well known commentator and critic. Author of The Apprentice Mage 1865-1914 and guest speaker at the 61st Yeats International Summer School.

Martin Dyar

Irish Poet and winner of The Patrick Kavanagh Award, will be giving a Poetry Workshop as part of this years Yeats Summer School programme.

Rose of Innisfree

A highlight of the Yeats Summer School, experience some of the most spectacular scenery, spoken so fondly of by the poet WB Yeats.

Come away, O human child!
To the waters and the wild
With a faery, hand in hand,
For the world’s more full of weeping
than you can understand.

from The Stolen Child

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