Standard Name: Gonne, Maud
Birth Name: Edith Maud Gonne
Used Form: MacBride, Maud
English-born MG subjected almost all the writing as well as all the activity in her life to her Irish nationalism. From a highly effective and dramatic orator she became a polemical journalist, first in French, then in English. She also published an autobiography of her earlier years.
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CD 's will requested that she be buried in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin—a renowned Republican cemetery. Her funeral cortège started in Belfast with only two cars, but there were more than fifty by the time...
|Family and Intimate relationships||W. B. Yeats||
His ardent romantic pursuit of Maud Gonne led to his involvement in Irish nationalist politics, and inspired many poems. He also developed an intimate friendship with Florence Farr , a writer and actress whose stylized...
|Family and Intimate relationships||W. B. Yeats|
|Fictionalization||Constance, Countess Markievicz|
|Friends, Associates||Charlotte Despard||
CD developed a friendship with Maud Gonne , with whom she shared a commitment to the cause of Irish independence.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Mulvihill, Margaret. Charlotte Despard: A Biography. Pandora, 1989.
|Friends, Associates||Evelyn Sharp||
In Ireland in 1919 she met Maud Gonne and George Russell .
In 1921 Gonne slipped in to see Sharp in her hotel bedroom when she heard of her presence, thereby ensuring that from...
Sharp, Evelyn. Unfinished Adventure. John Lane, Bodley Head, 1933.
|Friends, Associates||John Millington Synge||
JMS , in Paris, met for the first time both William Butler Yeats and Maud Gonne (an Irish nationalist then hiding in France to avoid being jailed at home).
Benson, Eugene. J. M. Synge. Macmillan, 1982.
Saddlemyer, Ann. “Introduction and Chronology”. The Collected Letters of John Millington Synge, Oxford University Press, 1983, p. ix - xxvi.
|Friends, Associates||Katharine Tynan|
|Friends, Associates||Naomi Jacob|
|Friends, Associates||Constance, Countess Markievicz|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Constance, Countess Markievicz||
CCM had met W. B. Yeats by 1894, and they remained associates until her death in 1927.
Yeats's reactionary attitude toward the activism of both the Gore-Booth sisters resembled his views on the work...
Marreco, Anne. The Rebel Countess: The Life and Times of Constance Markievicz. Chilton Books, 1967.
|Material Conditions of Writing||W. B. Yeats||
He wrote the poem in France, where he was with Maud Gonne , after
|Performance of text||Augusta Gregory||
Cathleen Ni Houlihan, a one-act play co-authored by AG and W. B. Yeats , was first performed by the Irish National Dramatic Company at St Teresa's Hall, Dublin, with Maud Gonne in the title role.
McDiarmid, Lucy, Maureen Waters, and Augusta Gregory. “Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography”. Selected Writings, Penguin, 1995, pp. xi - xliv, 525.
Murphy, James H. “Broken Glass and Batoned Crowds: Cathleen Ni Houlihan and the Tensions of Transition”. Ireland in Transition, 1867-1921, edited by D. George Boyce and Alan O’Day, Routledge, 2004, pp. 113 - 27.
|politics||John Millington Synge|
1 June 1912
Women suffragists, nationalists and trades unionists held a mass meeting in Dublin to insist that female suffrage be included in the Home Rule Bill; their demands were ignored by the Irish Parliamentary Party .
14 April 1922
Four Courts, Dublin, was occupied by anti-Treaty or Republican forces. The final attack on them by Free State or provisional government forces launched on 28 June signalled the outbreak of the Irish Civil War.