Yeats Society Sligo

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Highlights of the 62nd Yeats International Summer School 2021

Lauren Arrington

Co-Director of The Yeats International Summer School, Lauren is a literary critic and cultural historian. She is author of W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State (Oxford University Press, 2010)

Charles Armstrong

Co-Director of The Yeats International Summer School. He is the author of Reframing Yeats: Genre, Allusion and History (Bloomsbury, 2013).

Roy Foster

Roy Foster is the author of the two-volume authorised biography of W.B.Yeats, The Apprentice Mage, 1865-1914 and The Arch-Poet, 1914-1939. He is also a well known cultural commentator and critic.

Lucy Collins

Lucy is co-founder of the Irish Poetry Reading Archive. She is author of Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement (2015)

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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