W.B. Yeats read by Bob Geldof

Choose from the following list of poems written by W.B. Yeats and performed by Bob Geldof. Each link will take you to a transcript of the poem and an interpretation by a key figure in English Literature.

The Pity of LoveThe Folly of Being  ComfortedW.B. Yeats
Easter 1916 

Further Resources

W.B. Yeats

Biography of W.B. Yeats

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About the poems of W.B. Yeats

Josephine Hart explores the connections between the poet’s life and work.


Teachers' notes

Notes and activities for teachers about the poems of W.B. Yeats.