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1921 Centenary Lecture Series. W B Yeats: Culture and Politics in Ireland 1921. Dr Stephen Regan

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The next in our 1921 Centenary Lecture series will take place on Wednesday, 10th November (19.30) in the  Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SG.   This live lecture by Professor Stephen Regan of the University of Durham will explore the life and work of W B Yeats, widely regarded as one of the finest poets of the 20th Century.   A member of the Protestant Anglo Irish minority, Yeats was a fervent advocate of Irish culture and identity.

Dr Regan is the editor of “Irish Writing: An Anthology of Irish Literature in English 1789 – 1939”

Free

Image from The National Photography Collection held at the National Media Museum, Bradford, England – Creative Commons Licence  https://picryl.com/media/w-b-yeats-1932-afe064

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Date:
November 10
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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