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The adulterous muse : Maud Gonne, Lucien Millevoye and W.B. Yeats / Adrian Frazier.

By: Frazier, Adrian Woods.
Publisher: Dublin : The Lilliput Press, 2016Description: viii, 312 pages : illustrations (black and white), portraits ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781843516781.Subject(s): Gonne, Maud, 1866-1953 | Millevoye, Lucien, 1850-1918 | Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 | Revolutionaries -- Ireland -- BiographyDDC classification: 920
Contents:
Introduction -- The origins of Maud Gonne's hatred of the English -- The secret alliance -- Foreign affairs -- From Millevoye affair and the Norton affair -- An Ibsenite heroine -- Millenarian exaltations -- Sexual love, spiritual hatred -- The crack-up -- Fallen majesty and the Rising.
Summary: Few individuals in Irish history have courted controversy like the English-born Maud Gonne. Rich, alluring, and central to the cause of Irish independence, she battled for the rights of women and tenant farmers. ... Front jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- The origins of Maud Gonne's hatred of the English -- The secret alliance -- Foreign affairs -- From Millevoye affair and the Norton affair -- An Ibsenite heroine -- Millenarian exaltations -- Sexual love, spiritual hatred -- The crack-up -- Fallen majesty and the Rising.

Few individuals in Irish history have courted controversy like the English-born Maud Gonne. Rich, alluring, and central to the cause of Irish independence, she battled for the rights of women and tenant farmers. ... Front jacket.

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