Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: “Spiritual Committee-Work: The Yeatses and a Vision” by Meg Harper
Date: 4:30pm EST November 19, 2012
Margaret Mills Harper is Glucksman Professor of Contemporary Writing in English at the University of Limerick. She specializes in Irish literature, literary modernisms, and poetry of the long twentieth century. Works include Wisdom of Two (Oxford 2006), on the occult collaboration between W. B. Yeats and his wife Georgina Hyde-Lees, and The Aristocracy of Art (LSU Press 1990), an examination of the autobiographical fictions of James Joyce and Thomas Wolfe. She is the co-editor of two volumes in the four-volume series Yeats’s “Vision” Papers (Macmillan 1992 and 2001). With Catherine Paul of Clemson University, she has edited A Vision (1925) as Volume 13 of The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats (Scribner 2008) and is now preparing the 1937 version of A Visionfor the same series.