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Lady Gregory: An Irish Life

Lady Gregory: An Irish Life

by Judith Hill
     
 

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Lady Gregory, Abbey Theatre founder and patron of W. B. Yeats, writer and daughter of a Galway landowner, became a key figure in the Irish Revival. This new biography investigates Augusta Gregory’s varied relationships and the contradictions and achievements of her life. This portrait of a fascinating woman places Lady Gregory in the Ireland of her time,

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Lady Gregory, Abbey Theatre founder and patron of W. B. Yeats, writer and daughter of a Galway landowner, became a key figure in the Irish Revival. This new biography investigates Augusta Gregory’s varied relationships and the contradictions and achievements of her life. This portrait of a fascinating woman places Lady Gregory in the Ireland of her time, showing how her nationalism in politics and literature shaped her life and work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848899353
Publisher:
Collins Press, The
Publication date:
04/14/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
624
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Judith Hill is an architectural historian and writer. Her previous books include The Building of Limerick (1991), Irish Public Sculpture: A History (1998) and In Search of Islands: A Life of Conor O'Brien (2009). She has taught Irish cultural history, written for the Irish Arts Review, The Irish Times and Times Literary Supplement, and featured on RTE television and radio. She lives in Limerick.

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