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  1. Apr 2019
    1. For an excellent account of the gender dynamics of Irish national allegory, from the Aisling to the Shan Bhan Bhocht, see Cullingford (1990):


    2. The Poor Old Woman

      Portrait of Lady Lavery as Kathleen Ni Houlihan (1928) by John Lavery

    3. With all the lovers that brought me their love I never set out the bed for any.

      With reference to Valente (p.120), what are the allegorical meanings associated with the Old Woman's declaration of chastity? And how might this declaration comment upon the relationship between the fledgling suffragist and nationalist movements in Ireland?

    4. You seem well pleased to be handling the money, Peter

      What does this exchange of money suggest about Yeats and Gregory's conception of Irish national culture?