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Reading and Writing Skills for Students of Literature in English: Modernism and Modernity. Enric Monforte Jacqueline Hurtley Bill Phillips. William Butler Yeats 1865-1939. http://www.geocities.com. http://www.concentric.net. Jack Butler Yeats 1871-1957. http://www.yeats-sligo.com.

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Reading and writing skills for students of literature in english modernism and modernity l.jpg

Reading and Writing Skills for Students of Literature in English: Modernism and Modernity

Enric Monforte

Jacqueline Hurtley

Bill Phillips


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William Butler Yeats 1865-1939

http://www.geocities.com


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http://www.concentric.net

Jack Butler Yeats

1871-1957

http://www.yeats-sligo.com

John Butler Yeats

1839-1922


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http://www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org

“On through the Silent Lands” by Jack Yeats


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http://www.emmedici.com

“My beautiful, my beautiful” 1953


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Yeats fell in love with Maud Gonne, a supporter of violent revolution.

1897-8 he joined Irish Republican Brotherhood to impress her.

http://www.yeats-sligo.com


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Maud Gonne 1866-1953

http://www.hermeticgoldendawn.org

http://www.enoque.blogger.com.br/maud%20gonne.jpg

www.research.umbc.edu


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Friendly with Lady Gregory. Mutual interest in Irish folk-lore and came to believe in the virtues of aristocracy and peasant life. set up Irish theatre in Dublin together (Abbey theatre 1904). Wrote plays for Maud Gonne to appear in.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/exhibition/dublin/literary/full/OldAbbey1913M.jpg


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http://www.au.encarta.msn.com

http://www.uvm.edu

Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory 1852-1932


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“Easter 1916"

http://www.users.bigpond.net.au

‘At the moment I feel that all the work of years has been overturned, all the bringing together of classes, all the freeing of Irish literature and criticism from politics’


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“That woman” Con Markiewicz (1868-1927). Death sentence commuted.

“This man had kept a school” Patrick Pearse (1879-1916)

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie

http://www.nationalarchives.ie

“This other” Thomas MacDonagh 1876-1916)

“This other” John MacBride 1865-1916

James Connolly 1870-1916

http://www.rsf.ie


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1923 Nobel Prize for Literature

http://www.nobelprize.org


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Dies in 1939

Yeats is buried in Sligo

http://www.commons.wikimedia.org


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Cathleen Ni Houlihan (1902)


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1798 Rebellion of the Society of United Irishmen

Founded in Belfast in 1791 by Theobald Wolfe Tone. The ideals of the Society were based on those of the French Revolution

http://www.searcs-web.com/tone.html


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The Society developed into Irish republicanism, defending total separation from England. The Society led a rebellion in 1798, supported by the French. The rebellion failed. The rebels who were captured were publicly hanged and hundreds more left the country.


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1801 Act of Union

The Act abolished the separate Irish Parliament. Ireland was annexed to Great Britain under the name of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The Union lasted from 1801 to 1921.

Anglo-Irish Protestant landowing ascendancy vs. Irish Catholic peasant majority


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