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“A Terrible Beauty is Born”: The Easter Rising

The Easter Rising, the armed rebellion pitting the nationalist Irish Volunteers against the British military in the city streets of Dublin from 24 April – 30 April 1916, can rarely be discussed in public discourse without reference to W.B. Yeats’s … Continue reading

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Archives Diary: The Simplest Things from the John Wieners Collection

  I have had to learn the simplest things last.  Which made for difficulties. These lines written by Charles Olson (1910-1970) have been fixed in my brain since the first time I read the poem “Maximus, to Himself,” and it … Continue reading

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