Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 May 2012

256 Pages | 17 Halftones, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719082320

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Eva Gore-Booth

An image of such politics

Sonja Tiernan

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first ever dedicated biography of Eva Gore-Booth, an important Irish literary figure who was part of W. B. Yeats' circle of writers
  • The Gore-Booth ancestral home, Lissadell House, has been the subject of major media attention over the last decade
  • This focus has instilled public interest in the history of the Gore-Booth family
  • Eva Gore-Booth's biography is based on recently available primary source material providing new information regarding suffragism, Irish nationalism, pacifism during World War I, sexuality and spiritualism
  • Uncovers new material in relation to Gore-Booth's sister, Countess Markievicz and Gore-Booth's own campaign for the reprieve of Roger Casement's death sentence

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