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WB Yeats: Folklore & Fairytales
September 29, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Presented by The National Library of Ireland.
Would you avoid crossing a fairy ring? Do you always put a cross when making your soda bread?
The myths and legends of Irish fairy tales and folklore have spread all over the world; from Banshees to Leprechauns, many are familiar with the traditions and superstitions surrounding Irish fairy lore.
This talk will explore WB Yeats’ personal interest in Irish folklore with a close reading of some of his well known works that feature both the magic and the darker side of Irish fairy tales.
With ISL Interpretation & Captioning