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Sailing to Byzantium

Sailing to Byzantium


by William Butler Yeats

Sailing to Byzantium Resources


Recording of Yeats Reading His Own Works

It’s not "Sailing to Byzantium," but you get a good idea of how great a reader Yeats was.

Radio Folks Read Yeats

That’s pretty self-explanatory. But there are also some good shots of old Irish folk dancing.


"Sailing to Byzantium" Gets the Royal Treatment
The BBC released an entire program based up "Sailing to Byzantium" in 2007. It’s got music and everything!


W.B. Himself

That’s William Butler, of course. Here’s his mug:

Some Serious Poet Hair

Check out W.B. Yeats as an older man – it’s actually pretty amazing!


Online Exhibition
An online virtual exhibition about W.B. Yeats presented by the National Library of Ireland.


Cormac McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men

Check out the novel that’s gotten such rave reviews.

Yeats’s A Vision

Want to learn more about Yeats’s symbol systems? This book has it all.

Movies & TV

No Country for Old Men (2007)
Check out the Coen brothers’ version of a Cormac McCarthy story by the same name.

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