Dead Poets Live

Three Ages of Yeats


Monday 3 September 2018

7:30–9:45 PM (including interval)

The Print Room at the Coronet
103 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3LB

Photos of the event


Poems read

‘The Cold Heaven’
‘The Four Ages of Man’
‘The Choice’
‘The Host of the Air’
‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’
‘Who Goes With Fergus?’
‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’
‘To the Rose Upon the Rood of Time’
‘When You Are Old’
‘Never Give All the Heart’
‘He Wishes for Cloths of Heaven’
‘The White Birds’
from ‘Mourn – and then onward!’
‘No Second Troy’
‘Brown Penny’
‘Pale brows, still hands and dim hair’
‘The Folly of Being Comforted’
‘The Mask’
from ‘The Sorrow of Love’
‘A Coat’
‘Adam’s Curse’
from ‘Remorse for Intemperate Speech’
‘The Fisherman’
from ‘September, 1913’
‘Easter, 1916’
‘Down by the Salley Gardens’
‘A Deep-Sworn Vow’
‘The Wild Swans at Coole’
‘Men Improve With the Years’
‘A Cradle Song’
‘The Second Coming’
from ‘Meditations in Time of Civil War’
‘The Spur’
‘Sailing to Byzantium’
‘The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner’
‘The Coming of Wisdom with Time’
‘The Circus Animals’ Desertion’
from At the Hawk’s Well
from ‘Under Ben Bulben’

Reading list

Poems, ed. Albright (London, 1992)
The Letters of W. B. Yeats, ed. Allan Wade (London, 1954)
The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, Vols. 1–4, eds. Kelly, Schuchard & Gould (Oxford, 1986–2005)

Richard Ellmann, Yeats: The Man and the Masks (rev. ed., London, 1979)
R. F. Foster, W. B. Yeats: A Life, Vols. 1 & 2 (Oxford, 1997 and 2003)

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