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Yeats and English Conference 2021 (SATURDAY STUDENT RATE TICKET)

Yeats and English Conference 2021




Saturday 11th December 2021, 9.00am

This ticket enables you to attend the conference in person on Saturday. The conference will take place in The York Medical Society, Stonegate, York.

There are also full weekend tickets and online tickets available on the website.


Detailed Description

Plenary speakers:

  • Peter McDonald, Christ Church, Oxford
  • Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid, University of Sheffield


This symposium will enable participants to address a variety of topics suggested by the conference theme. Themes include:


  • Yeats and the English poets
  • Yeats and British regional modernism
  • Literary London: Shaw, Wilde, Yeats, Eliot, Pound
  • The influence of Yeats on modern and contemporary poetry
  • The end of Empires
  • Yeats’s politics and the inflexions of nationalism
  • Yeats and British policy in Ireland
  • Contemporary literary theory and the challenge nationalisms
  • Identity and poetry
  • Poetry and international theatre: polyglot form, monoglot writing