Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Reading and Writing Skills for Students of Literature in English: Modernism and Modernity Enric Monforte Jacqueline Hurtley Bill Phillips.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Reading and Writing Skills for Students of Literature in English: Modernism and Modernity Enric Monforte Jacqueline Hurtley Bill Phillips."— Presentation transcript:

1 Reading and Writing Skills for Students of Literature in English: Modernism and Modernity Enric Monforte Jacqueline Hurtley Bill Phillips

2 William Butler Yeats

3 John Butler Yeats Jack Butler Yeats

4 “On through the Silent Lands” by Jack Yeats artsedge.ke nnedy- center.org

5 “My beautiful, my beautiful” 1953

6 Yeats fell in love with Maud Gonne, a supporter of violent revolution he joined Irish Republican Brotherhood to impress her.

7 Maud Gonne meticgoldenda wn.org que.blogger.co m.br/maud%20 gonne.jpg

8 Friendly with Lady Gregory. Mutual interest in Irish folk-lore and came to believe in the virtues of aristocracy and peasant life. set up Irish theatre in Dublin together (Abbey theatre 1904). Wrote plays for Maud Gonne to appear in. onalarchives.ie/exhibiti on/dublin/literary/full/Ol dAbbey1913M.jpg

9 Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory

10 “Easter 1916" ‘At the moment I feel that all the work of years has been overturned, all the bringing together of classes, all the freeing of Irish literature and criticism from politics’

11 “That woman” Con Markiewicz ( ). Death sentence commuted. “This man had kept a school” Patrick Pearse ( ) “This other” Thomas MacDonagh ) “This other” John MacBride James Connolly w.census. nationalar chives.ie /ww w.nat ional archi ves.i e

12 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature

13 Dies in 1939 Yeats is buried in Sligo

14 Cathleen Ni Houlihan (1902)

15 1798 Rebellion of the Society of United Irishmen Founded in Belfast in 1791 by Theobald Wolfe Tone. The ideals of the Society were based on those of the French Revolution web.com/tone.html

16 The Society developed into Irish republicanism, defending total separation from England. The Society led a rebellion in 1798, supported by the French. The rebellion failed. The rebels who were captured were publicly hanged and hundreds more left the country.

17 Act of Union 1801 Act of Union The Act abolished the separate Irish Parliament. Ireland was annexed to Great Britain under the name of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The Union lasted from 1801 to Anglo-Irish Protestant landowing ascendancy vs. Irish Catholic peasant majority


Download ppt "Reading and Writing Skills for Students of Literature in English: Modernism and Modernity Enric Monforte Jacqueline Hurtley Bill Phillips."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google