2. Biographies

BiographiesAll history becomes subjective; in other words, there is properly no history; only biography - R. W. Emerson

Here is a small selection of biographies on Irish writers and artists.

Stephen Coote, W. B. Yeats: A Life. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1997; Elizabeth Coxhead, Lady Gregory: A Literary Portrait. London: Secker and Warburg, 1966; Richard Ellman, Oscar Wilde, London: Hamish Hamilton, 1987; R. F. Foster, W. B. Yeats. A Life. Vol. I: The Apprentice Mage. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997; R. F. Foster, W. B. Yeats. A Life. Vol. II: The Arch-Poet. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003; Adrian Frazier, George Moore 1852-1933. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000; Joan Hardwick, The Yeats Sisters. London: HarperCollins, 1996; William M Murphy, Prodigal Father. The Life of John Butler Yeats (1839-1922). Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1978; William M. Murphy, Family Secrets: William Butler Yeats and His Relatives. Syracruse, New York: Syracruse University Press, 1995; Frank Tuohy, Yeats. London: Macmillan, 1976. Private Collection. Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970. Brasch ND 497 Y42 PZ86

University of Otago Eire a Moradh - Singing the Praises of Ireland, Special Collections Exhibition from the University of Otago Library <