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Gentleman Jack: Anne Lister's Secret Diary for 1817 By Patricia Hughes
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Anne Lister was born in 1791, the eldest living child of an extended landed family in Halifax in the West Riding of Yorkshire in northern England. As a girl with two brothers she would not inherit,... More > so she decided to write for a living. From 1806 she wrote notes and described events in her life, but from 1817 her life changed - and she wrote her extensive journal every day until her death in 1840. Anne Lister's Diaries are recognised by the European Union as unique. They were donated in 1923 to Halifax Archives in West Yorkshire, England. The recent TV Series 'Gentleman Jack' is based on her life.< Less
Gentleman Jack: The Early Life of Miss Anne Lister and the Curious Tale of Miss Eliza Raine By Patricia Hughes
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From the multitude of papers collected and filed by Anne Lister come the diaries of herself and an Indian heiress, and their letters to each other, some in secret code. This is the first part of... More > their story. As far as possible their own words have been used to tell their tale, and the letters and notes in secret code have been translated to give insight into their lives. This book reveals their young lives in early nineteenth century Yorkshire in northern England, during the start of the Industrial Revolution. The Bronte sisters lived nearby and used Anne Lister and Eliza Raine as characters in some of their novels< Less
An Analysis of Selected Poetry by William Butler Yeats between 1918 and 1928 By Patricia Hughes
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W B Yeats's extra-marital lover, their illegitimate son, and her murder. In 1913 William Butler Yeats studied poetry with Ezra Pound, and from this date all his verse was based on real life. He... More > was made a Senator in the new Irish Free State in 1922, and received a Nobel Prize for poetry in 1923 - so what caused his sudden depression and despair in 1925? The poetry he wrote just after his marriage to George reveals his affair with a young Catholic girl and the birth of their illegitimate son. His heartbreak, grief and despair is revealed in the most eloquent love poetry in the English language.< Less
An Analysis of the Poetry of William Butler Yeats between 1919 and 1928 By Patricia Hughes
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In 1913 William Butler Yeats studied poetry with Ezra Pound, and from this date all his verse was based on real life. He was made a Senator in the new Irish Free State in 1922 and received a Nobel... More > Prize for poetry in 1923 - so what caused his sudden depression and despair in 1925? His poetry from just after his marriage to George reveals his secret affair with a young Catholic girl from 1918 and the birth of their illegitimate son in 1920. But his jealous wife had her murdered. Here you'll find his heartbreak and hopelessness at the loss of the two people he loved most, in some of the most moving love poetry in the English language.< Less
An Analysis of Selected Poetry By William Butler Yeats Between 1918 and 1928 By Patricia Hughes
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A re-analysis of W. B. Yeats's most difficult poetry, showing how it was edited to remove all traces of his Catholic lover, Lily O'Neill, and an illegitimate son. This book clearly shows that he was... More > not writing about his wife George, or about Maud or Iseult Gonne. despite the insistence of present-day critics. Find out how Yeats's wife manipulated him into denying all knowledge of his 'most exalted lady' and his first-born son.< Less

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