A Terrible Beauty PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

A Terrible Beauty free pdf Ireland's Easter 1916 Rising was unusual - led by a mix of soldiers and trade unions but also visionaries and writers. This collection of poems contains the dreams and visions of freedom and nationhood for Ireland by these artists, focusing on before, during and after the 1916 rising. Poets include: Padraic Pearse, William Butler Yeats, Joseph Mary Plunkett, Thomas MacDonagh, James Stephens, Francis Ledwidge, Eva Gore-Booth, George (AE) Russell, Dermot O'Byrne, Padraic Colum, Sean O'Casey, Dora, Sigerson Shorter, Thomas Ashe, Joyce Kilmer, Joseph Campbell, Katharine Tynan and others. Poems include: Yeats's 'Easter 1916' and 'Sixteen Dead Men'- Pearse's 'The Wayfarer'- Plunkett's 'See His Blood Upon the Rose'- Ledwidge's 'Lament for Thomas MacDonagh' and Gore-Booth's 'Roger Casement'.

About Mairead Ashe Fitzgerald

Mairead Ashe FitzGerald grew up in County Clare. She is a graduate of NUI Galway and University College Dublin where she studied Archaeology. Mairead taught Irish and History before working in publishing for many years. Being invited by OBP to write books allows her to indulge her passion for research into Ireland's history, archaeology and literature.

Details Book

Author : Mairead Ashe Fitzgerald
Publisher : O'Brien Press Ltd
Data Published : 06 April 2015
ISBN : 1847173594
EAN : 9781847173591
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews A Terrible Beauty



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • When the Clock Struck in 1916 free pdfWhen the Clock Struck in 1916

    'Well. I've helped to wind up the clock - I might as well hear it strike.' Michael Joseph O'Rahilly the Easter Rising of 1916 was a seminal moment in Ireland's turbulent history..


  • The Easter Rising 1916 free pdfThe Easter Rising 1916

    This interactive journal tells the story of the 1916 Easter Rising through the eyes of a young Dublin boy. From the early preparations through to the bloody aftermath. find out about the main characters and events in a week that changed the course of Irish history..


  • Roger Casement free pdfRoger Casement

    A fascinating examination of the extraordinary life of Roger Casement. executed as part of the 1916 rising. fighting the empire that had previously knighted him. Roger Casement was a British consul for two decades..


  • James Connolly free pdfJames Connolly

    James Connolly (1868-1916) became a leading Irish socialist and revolutionary. and was one of the leaders of Ireland's rebellion in 1916. As a youth he had served in the British army in Ireland and..


  • Sean Heuston free pdfSean Heuston

    Sean Heuston was an Irish rebel and member of Fianna Eireann who took part in the Easter Rising of 1916. With The Volunteers. he held the Mendicity Institute on the River Liffey for over two days..


  • A Terrible Beauty free pdfA Terrible Beauty

    . Ireland's Easter 1916 Rising was unusual - led by a mix of soldiers and trade unions but also visionaries and writers. This collection of poems contains the dreams and visions of freedom and nationh