Category: Poetry

The Poetry of Oscar Wilde

“I never saw a man who looked With such a wistful eye Upon that little tent of blue Which prisoners call the sky.” Mia Forbes looks at the poetry of Oscar Wilde.

The Canterbury Tales

On National Poetry Day, Sally Minogue salutes the father of English poetry, Geoffrey Chaucer, and his seminal work, ‘The Canterbury Tales’.

Christina Rossetti

“Remember me when I am gone away, gone far away into the silent land.” Mia Forbes looks the poetry of Christina Rossetti.

W.B. Yeats

In the centenary year of Irish Partition, Sally Minogue looks at The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats in the light of the poet’s relationship to Irish history and identity.