William Butler Yeats

The Special Collections Library at the University of Delaware will host a special talk in conjunction with its ongoing Easter Rising exhibition. Irish scholar Anne M. Boylan, professor emerita at the University of Delaware, will present a lecture entitled "20th-Century Ireland: A

Several new world records for hand written works by some of the giants of British poetry were set at Bonhams yesterday (8 May) during Part II of the sale of The Roy Davids Collection Part III:  Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts and Portraits of Poets.  The sale made a total of £750,000.

 

Star of the sale was Oscar Wilde’s very early poem, ‘Heart’s Yearnings’

ShakespearesTremor.jpgSo Shakespeare was obsessed with syphilis,