General Syllabus for Graduate Seminar in W. B. Yeats

Required Books

W. B. Yeats, The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, Revised 2nd Edition, ed. Richard Finneran

W. B. Yeats, Mythologies

W. B. Yeats, Thirteen Plays [Xerox copy]

W. B. Yeats, A Vision [Xerox copy]

John Unterecker, A Readers' Guide to William Butler Yeats

Required Reading, Reports, and Papers

  1. Required Readings: [see "Reading and Report Schedule" for due dates]

  2. First Oral Report and Paper: [see "Guidelines for Topics, Reports, and Papers"]

  3. Major Report and Paper: [see "Guidelines for Topics, Reports, and Papers"]

  4. Grading Procedures:

    ----Oral or Written Assignment----Percentage of Final Grade
    Fifteen Minute Background Report
    Ten Page Background Paper 30%
    Ten Minute Major Poetry Report 10%
    Twenty Page Major Poetry Paper 50%

  5. Email Accounts, Collaboration, and the Internet:

Warren Wedin <>
William Butler Yeats Seminar Homepage
Department of English
California State University, Northridge
August 13, 2002