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W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. [1]

167 relations: A Vision, Abbey Theatre, Aleister Crowley, Alice Boughton, Althea Gyles, Anglo-Irish people, Anne Yeats, Annie Horniman, Arts and Crafts movement, Ashdown Forest, Astrology, Augusta, Lady Gregory, Automatic writing, BBC Four, Benito Mussolini, Blueshirts, Bollingen Prize, Brian Cleeve, Cathleen ni Houlihan (play), Charles Stewart Parnell, Chinua Achebe, Chloroform, Columbia University, County Dublin, County Galway, County Kildare, County Sligo, Cuala Press, Daemon (classical mythology), Douglas Hyde, Drumcliff, Dublin, Dun Emer Press, Easter Rising, Easter, 1916, Eavan Boland, Edmund Spenser, Edward Martyn, Edwin Ellis (poet), Elizabeth Yeats, Emanuel Swedenborg, Eoin O'Duffy, Ernest Fenollosa, Ernest Rhys, Ethel Mannin, Eugen Steinach, Ezra Pound, Fenian Cycle, Florence Earle Coates, Florence Farr, ..., Flower-class corvette, France, Frank Fay (Irish actor), Free verse, George Moore (novelist), Georgie Hyde-Lees, Gitanjali, Godolphin and Latymer School, Gort, Gowran, Great Depression, Hector, Helena Blavatsky, Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, Hermeticism, Hindu, Home rule, Howth, Irish Free State, Irish Literary Revival, Irish Literary Theatre, Irish mythology, Irish Republican Brotherhood, Iseult Gonne, Isis-Urania Temple, Jack Butler Yeats, John Butler Yeats, John MacBride, John Millington Synge, Landed gentry, LÉ Macha (01), Lily Yeats, Literary realism, Lucien Millevoye, Macmillan Publishers, Magical motto, Margot Ruddock, Maud Gonne, Menton, Methuen Publishing, Michael Yeats, Modernism, Mysticism, National College of Art and Design, Nobel Committee, Nobel Prize in Literature, Noh, Norman Haire, Northern Ireland, Occult, Olivia Shakespear, Ossuary, Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892–1935, Oxford University Press, Pablo Picasso, Padraic Colum, Paranormal, Partition of Ireland, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Percy Metcalfe, Plane (esotericism), Pluralism (political philosophy), Poetry (magazine), Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Prometheus Unbound (Shelley), Protestant Ascendancy, Purgatory (drama), R. F. Foster (historian), Rabindranath Tagore, Rag-and-bone man, Rathfarnham, Rhymers' Club, Riversdale, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Rosicrucianism, Royal India Society, Samuel Ferguson, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Sandymount, Séance, Seanad Éireann, Seanad Éireann (Irish Free State), Seán MacBride, Seán O'Casey, Sligo, Slough, Spiritualism, Stella Matutina, Swedish Academy, Symbolism (arts), T. S. Eliot, The Circus Animals' Desertion, The Ghost Club, The High School, Dublin, The Irish Times, The Second Coming (poem), The Tower (book), The Wanderings of Oisin, The Winding Stair and Other Poems, Theosophy, Things Fall Apart, Thomas Street, Dublin, Thoor Ballylee, Tom Paulin, Tone deafness, Trinity College, Dublin, Under Ben Bulben, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, University College Cork, V. K. Narayana Menon, W. H. Auden, Wall Street Crash of 1929, Walter Savage Landor, William Blake, William Fay, William III of England, 20th century in literature. Expand index (117 more) »

A Vision

A Vision: An Explanation of Life Founded upon the Writings of Giraldus and upon Certain Doctrines Attributed to Kusta Ben Luka, privately published in 1925, was a book-length study of various philosophical, historical, astrological, and poetic topics by the Irish poet William Butler Yeats.

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Abbey Theatre

The Abbey Theatre (Amharclann na Mainistreach), also known as the National Theatre of Ireland (Amharclann Náisiúnta na hÉireann), in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, first opened its doors to the public on 27 December 1904.

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Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley (born Edward Alexander Crowley; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer.

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Alice Boughton

Alice Boughton (14 May 1866 or 1867 – 21 June 1943) was an early 20th-century American photographer known for her photographs of many literary and theatrical figures of her time.

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Althea Gyles

Althea Gyles (1868 – 23 January 1949) was an Irish poet and artist.

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Anglo-Irish people

Anglo-Irish was a term used primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries to identify a privileged social class in Ireland, whose members were mostly the descendants and successors of the Protestant Ascendancy.

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Anne Yeats

Anne Butler Yeats (9 May 1919 – 4 July 2001) was an Irish painter and stage designer.

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Annie Horniman

Annie Elizabeth Fredericka Horniman CH (3 October 1860 – 6 August 1937) was an English theatre patron and manager.

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Arts and Crafts movement

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that flourished in Europe and North America between 1880 and 1910, emerging in Japan in the 1920s.

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Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest is an ancient area of tranquil open heathland occupying the highest sandy ridge-top of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Astrology

Astrology consists of several pseudoscientific systems of divination based on the premise that there is a relationship between astronomical phenomena and events in the human world.

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Augusta, Lady Gregory

Isabella Augusta, Lady Gregory (née Persse; 15 March 1852 – 22 May 1932) was an Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager.

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Automatic writing

Automatic writing or psychography is an alleged psychic ability allowing a person to produce written words without consciously writing.

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BBC Four

BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.

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Benito Mussolini

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 until his ousting in 1943.

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Blueshirts

The Army Comrades Association (ACA), later named the National Guard, then Young Ireland and finally League of Youth, but better known by the nickname The Blueshirts (Na Léinte Gorma), was a short-lived far right-wing organisation in the Irish Free State in the early 1930s.

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Bollingen Prize

The Bollingen Prize for Poetry is a literary honor bestowed on an American poet in recognition of the best book of new verse within the last two years, or for lifetime achievement.

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Brian Cleeve

Brian Brendon Talbot Cleeve (22 November 1921 – 11 March 2003) was a prolific writer, whose published works include twenty-one novels and over a hundred short stories.

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Cathleen ni Houlihan (play)

Cathleen ni Houlihan is a one-act play written by William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory in 1902.

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Charles Stewart Parnell

Charles Stewart Parnell (Cathal Stiúbhard Pharnell; 27 June 1846 – 6 October 1891) was an Irish landlord, nationalist political leader, land reform agitator, and the founder and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party.

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Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe (born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe; 16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic.

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Chloroform

Chloroform is an organic compound with formula CHCl3.

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Columbia University

Columbia University (officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.

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County Dublin

County Dublin (Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath or Contae Átha Cliath) is a county in Ireland.

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County Galway

County Galway (Contae na Gaillimhe) is a county in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht.

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County Kildare

County Kildare (Contae Chill Dara) is a county in Ireland.

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County Sligo

County Sligo (Contae Shligigh) is a county in Ireland.

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Cuala Press

The Cuala Press was an Irish private press set up in 1908 by Elizabeth Yeats with support from her brother William Butler Yeats that played an important role in the Celtic Revival of the early 20th century.

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Daemon (classical mythology)

"Dæmon" is the Latin version of the Greek "δαίμων" ("godlike power, fate, god").

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Douglas Hyde

Douglas Hyde (Dubhghlas de hÍde; 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949), known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn (lit. "The Pleasant Little Branch"), was an Irish scholar of the Irish language who served as the first President of Ireland from 1938 to 1945.

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Drumcliff

Drumcliff or Drumcliffe is a village in County Sligo, Ireland.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Dun Emer Press

The Dun Emer Press (fl. 1902–1908) was an Irish private press founded in 1902 by Elizabeth Yeats and her brother William Butler Yeats, part of the Celtic Revival.

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Easter Rising

The Easter Rising (Éirí Amach na Cásca), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916.

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Easter, 1916

1920 photograph of William Butler Yeats Easter, 1916 is a poem by W. B. Yeats describing the poet's torn emotions regarding the events of the Easter Rising staged in Ireland against British rule on Easter Monday, April 24, 1916.

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Eavan Boland

Eavan Boland (born 24 September 1944 in Dublin) is an Irish poet.

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Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser (1552/1553 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.

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Edward Martyn

Edward Martyn (30 January 1859 – 5 December 1923) was an Irish playwright and early republican political and cultural activist, as the first president of Sinn Féin from 1905 to 1908.

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Edwin Ellis (poet)

Edwin John Ellis (1848 – 1916) was a British poet and illustrator.

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Elizabeth Yeats

Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (11 March 1868 – 16 January 1940), known as Lolly, was born at 23 Fitzroy Road, London.

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Emanuel Swedenborg

Emanuel Swedenborg (born Emanuel Swedberg on 29 January 1688; died 29 March 1772) was a Swedish scientist, philosopher, theologian, revelator, and mystic.

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Eoin O'Duffy

Eoin O'Duffy (Eoin Ó Dubhthaigh; 30 October 1892 – 30 November 1944) was an Irish political activist, soldier and police commissioner.

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Ernest Fenollosa

Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (February 18, 1853 – September 21, 1908) was an American art historian of Japanese art, professor of philosophy and political economy at Tokyo Imperial University.

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Ernest Rhys

Ernest Percival Rhys (17 July 1859 – 25 May 1946) was a Welsh-English writer, best known for his role as founding editor of the Everyman's Library series of affordable classics.

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Ethel Mannin

Ethel Edith Mannin (6 October 1900 – 5 December 1984) was a popular British novelist and travel writer.

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Eugen Steinach

Eugen Steinach (January 28, 1861 – May 14, 1944) was a leading Austrian physiologist and pioneer in endocrinology.

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Ezra Pound

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate US poet and critic who was a major figure in the early modernist movement.

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Fenian Cycle

The Fenian Cycle (an Fhiannaíocht), also referred to as the Ossianic Cycle after its narrator Oisín, is a body of prose and verse centring on the exploits of the mythical hero Fionn mac Cumhaill and his warriors the Fianna.

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Florence Earle Coates

Florence Van Leer Earle Nicholson Coates (July 1, 1850 – April 6, 1927) was an American poet.

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Florence Farr

Florence Beatrice Emery (née) Farr (7 July 1860 – 29 April 1917) was a British West End leading actress, composer and director.

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Flower-class corvette

The Flower-class corvette Gardiner and Chesneau 1980, p. 62.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Frank Fay (Irish actor)

Frank Fay (1870–1931), brother of William Fay, was an actor and co-founder of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland.

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Free verse

Free verse is an open form of poetry.

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George Moore (novelist)

George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 – 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist.

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Georgie Hyde-Lees

Georgie Hyde-Lees (born Bertha Hyde-Lees, 1892 – 1968) The Guardian, 26 October 2002.

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Gitanjali

Gitanjali (গীতাঞ্জলি) is a collection of poems by the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore.

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Godolphin and Latymer School

The Godolphin and Latymer School is an independent day school for girls in Hammersmith, West London.

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Gort

Gort (or An Gort) is a town in south county Galway, in the west of Ireland.

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Gowran

Gowran is a town located on the eastern side of County Kilkenny, Ireland.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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Hector

In Greek mythology, Hector (Ἕκτωρ Hektōr) was a Trojan prince and the greatest fighter for Troy in the Trojan War.

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Helena Blavatsky

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (Еле́на Петро́вна Блава́тская, Yelena Petrovna Blavatskaya; 8 May 1891) was an occultist, spirit medium, and author who co-founded the Theosophical Society in 1875.

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Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn

The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (or, more commonly, The Golden Dawn) was an organization devoted to the study and practice of the occult, metaphysics, and paranormal activities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Hermeticism

Hermeticism, also called Hermetism, is a religious and philosophical tradition based primarily upon writings attributed to Hermes Trismegistus ("Thrice Great").

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Hindu

Hindu has historically referred to geographical, religious or cultural identifier for people indigenous to the Indian subcontinent.

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Home rule

Home rule is the power of a constituent part (administrative division) of a state to exercise such of the state's powers of governance within its own administrative area that have been decentralized to it by the central government.

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Howth

Howth is a village and outer suburb of Dublin, Ireland.

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Irish Free State

The Irish Free State (Saorstát Éireann; 6 December 192229 December 1937) was the state established in 1922 as a Dominion of the British Commonwealth of Nations under the Anglo-Irish Treaty signed by British and Irish representatives exactly twelve months beforehand.

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Irish Literary Revival

The Irish Literary Revival (also called the Irish Literary Renaissance, nicknamed the Celtic Twilight) was a flowering of Irish literary talent in the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Irish Literary Theatre

W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn published a "Manifesto for Irish Literary Theatre" in 1897, in which they proclaimed their intention of establishing a national theater for Ireland.

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Irish mythology

The mythology of pre-Christian Ireland did not entirely survive the conversion to Christianity.

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Irish Republican Brotherhood

The Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) was a secret oath-bound fraternal organisation dedicated to the establishment of an "independent democratic republic" in Ireland between 1858 and 1924.

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Iseult Gonne

Iseult Lucille Germaine Gonne (6 August 1894 – 22 March 1954), was the daughter of Maud Gonne and Lucien Millevoye, and the wife of the novelist Francis Stuart.

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Isis-Urania Temple

The Isis-Urania Temple was initially the first temple of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.

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Jack Butler Yeats

John "Jack" Butler Yeats (29 August 1871 – 28 March 1957) was an Irish artist and Olympic medalist.

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John Butler Yeats

John Butler Yeats (16 March 1839 – 3 February 1922) was an Irish artist and the father of William Butler Yeats, Lily Yeats, Elizabeth Corbett "Lolly" Yeats and Jack B. Yeats.

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John MacBride

Major John MacBride (sometimes mistranscribed as McBride) (7 May 1868 – 5 May 1916) was an Irish republican executed by the British for his participation in the 1916 Easter Rising.

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John Millington Synge

Edmund John Millington Synge (16 April 1871 – 24 March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore.

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Landed gentry

Landed gentry is a largely historical privileged British social class consisting of land owners who could live entirely from rental income.

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LÉ Macha (01)

LÉ Macha was a ship in the Irish Naval Service.

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Lily Yeats

Susan Mary "Lily" Yeats (25 August 1866 – 5 January 1949) was an embroiderer associated with the Celtic Revival.

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Literary realism

Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature (Stendhal), and Russian literature (Alexander Pushkin) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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Lucien Millevoye

Lucien Millevoye (1 August 1850 – 25 March 1918) was a French journalist and right-wing politician, now best known for his relationship with the Irish revolutionary and muse of W.B. Yeats, Maud Gonne.

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Macmillan Publishers

Macmillan Publishers Ltd, also known as The Macmillan Group, is a privately held international publishing company owned by Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.

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Magical motto

Magical mottoes are the magical nicknames, noms de plume, or pseudonyms taken by individuals in a number of magical organizations.

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Margot Ruddock

Marguerite (Margot) Ruddock (1907–1951), who used the stage name Margot Collis, was an Irish actress, poet and singer.

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Maud Gonne

Maud Gonne MacBride (Maud Nic Ghoinn Bean Mac Giolla Bhríghde, 21 December 1866 – 27 April 1953) was an English-born Irish revolutionary, suffragette and actress, best remembered for her turbulent relationship with the poet William Butler Yeats.

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Menton

Menton (written Menton in classical norm or Mentan in Mistralian norm; Mentone) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

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Methuen Publishing

Methuen Publishing Ltd is a British publishing house.

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Michael Yeats

Michael Butler Yeats (22 August 1921 – 3 January 2007) was an Irish barrister and Fianna Fáil politician.

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Modernism

Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Mysticism

Mysticism is "a constellation of distinctive practices, discourses, texts, institutions, traditions, and experiences aimed at human transformation, variously defined in different traditions." The term "mysticism" has Ancient Greek origins with various historically determined meanings.

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National College of Art and Design

The National College of Art and Design (NCAD) is a national art and design school in Dublin, Ireland.

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Nobel Committee

A Nobel Committee is a working body responsible for most of the work involved in selecting Nobel Prize laureates.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).

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Noh

, or —derived from the Sino-Japanese word for "skill" or "talent"—is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century.

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Norman Haire

Norman Haire, born Norman Zions (21 January 1892, Sydney – 11 September 1952, London) was an Australian medical practitioner and sexologist.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann.; or Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.

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Occult

The occult (from the Latin word occultus "clandestine, hidden, secret") is "knowledge of the hidden".

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Olivia Shakespear

Olivia Shakespear (born Olivia Tucker; 17 March 1863 – 3 October 1938) was a British novelist, playwright, and patron of the arts.

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Ossuary

An ossuary is a chest, box, building, well, or site made to serve as the final resting place of human skeletal remains.

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Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892–1935

The Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892–1935 was a poetry anthology edited by W. B. Yeats, and published in 1936 by Oxford University Press.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973), was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.

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Padraic Colum

Padraic Colum (8 December 1881 – 11 January 1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore.

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Paranormal

Paranormal events are phenomena described in popular culture, folklore and other non-scientific bodies of knowledge, whose existence within these contexts is described to lie beyond normal experience or scientific explanation.

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Partition of Ireland

The partition of Ireland (críochdheighilt na hÉireann) was the division of the island of Ireland into two distinct territories, Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland.

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Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley (4 August 17928 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some as among the finest lyric, as well as epic, poets in the English language.

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Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI (14 January 1895 Wakefield - 9 October 1970 Fulham Hospital, Hammersmith, London), (often spelled Metcalf without "e") was an English artist sculptor and designer.

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Plane (esotericism)

In esoteric cosmology, a plane other than the physical plane is conceived as a subtle state of consciousness that transcends the known physical universe.

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Pluralism (political philosophy)

Pluralism as a political philosophy is the recognition and affirmation of diversity within a political body, which permits the peaceful coexistence of different interests, convictions and lifestyles.

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Poetry (magazine)

Poetry (founded as, Poetry: A Magazine of Verse), published in Chicago since 1912, is one of the leading monthly poetry journals in the English-speaking world.

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Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (later known as the Pre-Raphaelites) was a group of English painters, poets, and critics, founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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Prometheus Unbound (Shelley)

Prometheus Unbound is a four-act lyrical drama by Percy Bysshe Shelley, first published in 1820.

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Protestant Ascendancy

The Protestant Ascendancy, usually known simply as the Ascendancy, was the political, economic and social domination of Ireland by a minority of landowners, Protestant clergy and members of the professions, all members of the Established Church (the Church of Ireland and Church of England) between the 17th century and the early 20th century.

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Purgatory (drama)

Purgatory is a drama by the Irish writer William Butler Yeats.

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R. F. Foster (historian)

Robert Fitzroy 'Roy' Foster, FBA, FRHistS, FRSL (born 16 January 1949), publishing as R. F. Foster, is an Irish historian and academic.

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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, also written Ravīndranātha Thākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Rag-and-bone man

A rag-and-bone man collects unwanted household items and sells them to merchants.

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Rathfarnham

Rathfarnham or Rathfarnam is a Southside suburb of Dublin, Ireland.

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Rhymers' Club

The Rhymers' Club was a group of London-based poets, founded in 1890 by W. B. Yeats and Ernest Rhys.

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Riversdale

Riversdale was the last home of William Butler Yeats.

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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (Ròcabruna Caup Martin in Occitan, Roccabruna-Capo Martino in Italian) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France between Monaco and Menton.

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Rosicrucianism

Rosicrucianism is a philosophical secret society said to have been founded in late medieval Germany by Christian Rosenkreuz.

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Royal India Society

The Royal India Society was a 20th-century British learned society concerned with India.

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Samuel Ferguson

Sir Samuel Ferguson (10 March 1810 – 9 August 1886) was an Irish poet, barrister, antiquarian, artist and public servant.

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Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers

Samuel Liddell (or Liddel) MacGregor Mathers (8 or 11 January 1854 – 5 or 20 November 1918), born Samuel Liddell Mathers, was a British occultist.

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Sandymount

Sandymount is an affluent coastal suburb in Dublin 4 on the Southside of Dublin in Ireland.

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Séance

A séance or seance is an attempt to communicate with spirits.

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Seanad Éireann

Seanad Éireann (Senate of Ireland) is the upper house of the Oireachtas (the Irish legislature), which also comprises the President of Ireland and Dáil Éireann (the lower house).

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Seanad Éireann (Irish Free State)

Seanad Éireann (Senate of Ireland) was the upper house of the Oireachtas (parliament) of the Irish Free State from 1922 to 1936.

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Seán MacBride

Seán MacBride (26 January 1904 – 15 January 1988) was an Irish government minister, a prominent international politician and a former Chief of Staff of the IRA.

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Seán O'Casey

Seán O'Casey (Seán Ó Cathasaigh,; born John Casey, 30 March 1880 – 18 September 1964) was an Irish dramatist and memoirist.

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Sligo

Sligo (—) is a coastal seaport and the county town of County Sligo, Ireland within the western province of Connacht.

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Slough

Slough is a town in Berkshire, England, about west of central London.

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Spiritualism

Spiritualism is a belief that spirits of the dead have both the ability and the inclination to communicate with the living.

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Stella Matutina

The Stella Matutina (Morning Star) was an initiatory magical order dedicated to the dissemination of the traditional teachings of the earlier Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.

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Swedish Academy

The Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien), founded in 1786 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.

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Symbolism (arts)

Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Russian and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts.

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T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), usually known as T. S. Eliot, was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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The Circus Animals' Desertion

"The Circus Animals' Desertion" is a poem by William Butler Yeats published in Last Poems in 1939.

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The Ghost Club

The Ghost Club is a paranormal investigation and research organization that was founded in London in 1862.

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The High School, Dublin

The High School is an independent, co-educational school located in Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland.The school is Protestant managed and its ethos is that of the Church of Ireland.

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859.

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The Second Coming (poem)

The Second Coming is a poem composed by Irish poet W. B. Yeats in 1919, first printed in The Dial in November 1920, and afterwards included in his 1921 collection of verses Michael Robartes and the Dancer.

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The Tower (book)

The Tower was a book of poems by W. B. Yeats, published in 1928.

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The Wanderings of Oisin

The Wanderings of Oisin is an epic poem published by William Butler Yeats in 1889 in the book The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems.

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The Winding Stair and Other Poems

The Winding Stair is a volume of poems by Irish poet W. B. Yeats, published in 1933.

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Theosophy

Theosophy (from Greek θεοσοφία theosophia, which comes from the combination of words θεός theos, God + σοφία sophia, wisdom; literally "God's wisdom") refers to systems of esoteric philosophy concerning, or seeking direct knowledge of, presumed mysteries of being and nature, particularly concerning the nature of divinity.

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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart is a post-colonial novel written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in 1958.

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Thomas Street, Dublin

Thomas Street is a street in The Liberties in central Dublin, Ireland.

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Thoor Ballylee

Thoor Ballylee Castle (Irish Túr Bhaile Uí Laí) is a fortified, 15th (or 16th) century Hiberno-Norman tower house built by the septs de Burgo, or Burke, near the town of Gort in County Galway, Ireland.

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Tom Paulin

Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949 in Leeds, England) is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature.

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Tone deafness

Tone deafness is the lack of relative pitch, or the inability to distinguish between musical notes that is not due to the lack of musical training or education.

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Trinity College, Dublin

Trinity College (Coláiste na Tríonóide), known in full as the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is a research university and the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland.

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Under Ben Bulben

Under Ben Bulben is a poem written by celebrated Irish poet W. B. Yeats.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland were united.

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University College Cork

University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork (UCC) (Irish: Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland.

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V. K. Narayana Menon

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W. H. Auden

Wystan Hugh AudenThe name Wystan derives from the 9th-century St Wystan, who was murdered by Beorhtfrith, the son of Beorhtwulf, king of Mercia, after Wystan objected to Beorhtfrith's plan to marry Wystan's mother.

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Wall Street Crash of 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday, the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929, and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its fallout.

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Walter Savage Landor

Walter Savage Landor (30 January 1775 – 17 September 1864) was an English writer and poet.

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William Blake

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.

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William Fay

William George "Willie" Fay (12 November 1872 – 27 October 1947) was an actor and theatre producer who was one of the co-founders of the Abbey Theatre.

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William III of England

William III (Willem III; 4 November 1650 – 8 March 1702) was sovereign Prince of Orange from birth, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland, and Overijssel in the Dutch Republic from 1672, and King of England, Ireland, and Scotland from 1689 until his death.

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20th century in literature

See also: 20th century in poetry, 19th century in literature, 21st century in literature, list of years in literature.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._B._Yeats

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