Irish Poetry Since Yeats (1856)

Five Fridays: May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 6 to 8 p.m.

$125 (10% off for members)

Participants in this class will look at Irish poets since W. B. Yeats. Seamus Heaney was born the year Yeats died and also went on to win the Nobel Prize. This class will look at Heaney and many other good poets before and after Heaney. Some poets whom you may or may not have heard of include Patrick Kavanagh, Louis MacNeice, John Montague, Derek Mahon, Eamon Grennan, Eavan Boland, Paul Muldoon, Paula Meehan, and Nuala Ni Dhomhaill. No reading in advance required.

An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry, edited by Wes Davis

*There is no advance reading required before the first session

Christopher Griffin is from Yeats country in south Galway near Yeats’ Thoor Ballylee. Christopher studied literature at Trinity College and University College in Dublin. He has lectured at the Yeats Summer School in Sligo and in Yeats’ Thoor Ballylee and Coole Park. He taught courses in Irish literature at George Washington University for eight years and at Politics and Prose for over 25 years. He was a study leader on 13 Smithsonian Journeys and lectures at Smithsonian Associates.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

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By Wes Davis (Editor)
ISBN: 9780674072220
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Published: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard Universi - March 18th, 2013