Leda and the Swan
by William Butler Yeats
Leda and the Swan Resources
Audio clips of Yeats's voice. He reads his poem "Lake Isle of Innisfree," and you'll probably be surprised by what his voice sounds like.
Yeats delivers a lecture on modern poetry.
Richard Ellman was one of the best literary biographers of the 20th century, and his biography is Yeats is entertaining and full of juicy tidbits.
Camille Paglia is a superstar academic and journalist who seems to court controversy. In this recent book of readings of classic poems, she raves about "Leda and the Swan."
A helpful article about Leda and links to other figures from her story, like Clytemnestra and Agamemnon.
An online exhibition about W.B. Yeats presented by the National Library of Ireland.
The W.B. Yeats society Web site, which promotes "the artistic heritage of the Yeats family." The site gives an idea of Yeats's importance to his native Ireland.