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Lady Augusta Gregory

(1852—1932) playwright, folklorist, and literary patron

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Celtic Twilight

Celtic Twilight  

A collection of stories by Yeats, published 1893, illustrating the mysticism of the Irish and their belief in fairies, ghosts, and spirits. It has since become a generic phrase (slightly ironical) ...
George Fitzmaurice

George Fitzmaurice  

(1878–1963) Irish dramatistThe Country Dressmaker (1907) DramaThe Pie-Dish (1908) DramaThe Magic Glasses (1913) DramaFive Plays (1914) DramaThe Country Dressmaker (1907) DramaThe Pie-Dish (1908) ...
Gregory, Lady Augusta

Gregory, Lady Augusta   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1852–1932), Irish playwright and folklorist, the youngest daughter of an Anglo-Irish landowner; she was born in Roxborough, Co. Galway. Following the death of her husband ... ... More
Irish Revival

Irish Revival  

A resurgence of Irish nationalism and culture which began in the last quarter of the 19th cent. and flourished until the 1920s. The revival was fostered by translations and re‐tellings of Irish ...

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