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Some Other World: the Yeats Family and the Occult

The moment I got there I felt in touch with some other world — a most pleasant feeling, almost an exalted feeling; but I could get no quiet, and so saw nothing. This feeling remained with me all the time, … Continue reading

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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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Reading Room Log: Celebrating the Cuala Press

Boston College Libraries, in collaboration with the Association of College & Research Libraries, New England Chapter (Women’s Studies Interest Group), are sponsoring a seminar today at the Burns Library.  The title of the seminar is, “The Women of the Cuala … Continue reading

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