The Belletrist Podcast w/ Dave Stephens

Episode 8: The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats

September 30, 2019 Season 1 Episode 8
The Belletrist Podcast w/ Dave Stephens
Episode 8: The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats
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The Belletrist Podcast w/ Dave Stephens
Episode 8: The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats
Sep 30, 2019 Season 1 Episode 8
Dave Stephens
Reading and analysis of William Butler Yeats' poem "The Second Coming"
Show Notes

In this episode we walk through one of the most heavily cited and plundered poems of all time. "The Second Coming" is an apocalyptic vision that vividly describes the chaos which accompanies the breakdown of human civilization. The poem is most often cited during times of war, or civil unrest. Countless novels and news articles have been titled after lines from this poem.

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Original Theme Music by Van Clifton



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