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Textual Production Augusta Gregory
AG wrote several first-rate comedies (many of them set in the fictional Irish village of Cloon), yet she found them difficult and was often apologetic about writing them. She claimed to have created them primarily...
Textual Production Augusta Gregory
AG had several further one-act comedies produced at the Abbey between 1910 and 1918: Coats (1 December 1910), McDonough's Wife (11 January 1912), Damer's Gold (21 November 1912), Shanwalla (8 April 1915), and Hanrahan's Oath...
Textual Production Augusta Gregory
AG was very pleased with herself for being able to write a full-length play with only three characters. When she told Yeats this, he replied: They must have a great deal to talk about.
McDiarmid, Lucy, Maureen Waters, and Augusta Gregory. “Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography”. Selected Writings, Penguin, 1995, pp. xi - xliv, 525.
Textual Production Catherine Byron
CB issued her second volume of poetry, entitled Samhain—which was originally the title of a journal published by W. B. Yeats from October 1901 to November 1908 to publicize productions at the Abbey Theatre .
Whitaker’s Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons, 2003.
Byron, Catherine. Settlements; &, Samhain. Loxwood Stoneleigh, 1993.
Kindley, Evan. “Ismism”. London Review of Books, No. 2, pp. 33 - 5.
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Textual Production Augusta Gregory
When the Abbey wished to stage Molière, because his plays seemed akin to our own,AG translated his work into Kiltartan dialect because she could not find an English translation that could go across the...
Textual Production Catherine Carswell
She helped W. G. Fay to write his history of the Abbey Theatre , Dublin, The Fays of the Abbey Theatre: An Autobiographical Record (1935), which emphasises the actors and those who managed the...
Textual Production Martin Ross
MR resisted a pressing invitation from W. B. Yeats and Lady Gregory to write a play with them for the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. She needed her writings to earn money, but a probably stronger...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Augusta Gregory
The volume includes detailed accounts of the Abbey 's encounters with English and Irish censorship, including the struggles over Shaw 's The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet and Synge 's The Playboy of the Western World...


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