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Videos

"Four Winds"

Here’s the indie songwriter Bright Eyes performing "Four Winds," a song with lyrics inspired by "The Second Coming."

Law & Order

The guy from Law & Order reads "The Second Coming" to Anthony Hopkins. Nice accent, Sam.

Audios

Yeats's Voice
There aren’t many recordings of Yeats’s voice out there, but here he is as an old man reading the poem "The Lake Isle of Innisfree."

Images

Gyres

An image of interlocking gyres

The Sphinx

A photo of the famous sphinx in Egypt

Websites

Online Exhibition

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

Yeats and History

A site that explains more about Yeats’s theory that history moves in gyres.

"The Second Coming" in the 21st Century

This editorial from the New York Times talks about the recent impact of Yeats’s poem.

Poet Biography

A biography of Yeats and links to many of his poems

The Book of Revelation

Tons of stuff on the Book of Revelation, including links to the text itself in several translations.

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