William Butler Yeats and the Murder of Honor Bright

William Butler Yeats and the Murder of Honor Bright

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A re-analysis of W. B. Yeats's poetry showing how it was edited by his wife to remove all traces of his Catholic lover, Lily O'Neill, and an illegitimate son. Clearly he was not writing about his wife George, or about Maud or Iseult Gonne. Find out how Yeats's wife, the Irish Free State Minister of Justice and the newly-established Garda Siochana manipulated him into denying all knowledge of his 'most exalted lady' and his first-born son.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 46 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 50mm
  • Southam, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 4 colour
  • 1909275174
  • 9781909275171

Table of contents

Introduction; Re-awakening; William Butler Yeats and George Yeats; Yeats's Young Love, the Mother of his First Son; Lily O'Neill; My Version of Events; Reactions; My Conclusions; The Aftermath in Yeats's Life; Notes
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About Patricia L. Hughes

Patricia Hughes has been a nurse, a social worker, a teacher, a lecturer, a councillor, a translator and an interpreter - among other things. She holds a Bachelor's degree in German and a Master's in Politics.
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