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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William Butler Yeats 1865-1939 English: Modernism and Modernity
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Jack Butler Yeats
John Butler Yeats
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“On through the Silent Lands” by Jack Yeats
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“My beautiful, my beautiful” 1953
1897-8 he joined Irish Republican Brotherhood to impress her.
Maud Gonne 1866-1953 revolution.
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.au.encarta.msn.com 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.
Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory 1852-1932
“Easter 1916" 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.
‘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’
“This man had kept a school” Patrick Pearse (1879-1916)
“This other” Thomas MacDonagh 1876-1916)
“This other” John MacBride 1865-1916
James Connolly 1870-1916
Yeats is buried in Sligo
Cathleen Ni Houlihan commuted. (1902)
Founded in Belfast in 1791 by Theobald Wolfe Tone. The ideals of the Society were based on those of the French Revolution
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.
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