The Great Yeats

ALL1228-C       First 6 Weeks        Thursdays 10:30am-11:50am     Start Date 1-Feb
Grossman 115             Limit 25

This course will cover a wide-ranging selection of poems by William Butler Yeats, one of the greatest of 20th century poets. The focus will be on volumes from 1919 on. Background on Yeats’ interesting life will provide the context for these magnificent works.

Text: The course text, The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats, is suggested, but not required.

Coordinator:  Steve Piontek
Steve has loved the poems of Willliam Butler Yeats for decades. He has previously led courses at ALL on operas of Verdi, Mozart and Rossini, among others and is currently teaching a course on Nichiren Buddhism with Susan Whalley.