Letter from George Yeats to Thomas MacGreevy. 1 July 1926

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Original Source
Letter from George Yeats to Thomas MacGreevy 1 July 1926 George Yeats Trinity College, Dublin. Typewritten letter with autograph annotations signed. TCD MS 8104/39

Responds to items in MacGreevy's last two letters, including her response to Wagner Ring Cycle, his bumping into first Sean O'Casey, then Herbert Reade in London, and his suggestion that Theodore Komisarjevsky direct a play for the Abbey; mentions Lennox Robinson and her tour of the Shannon electricity scheme; cautions that MacGreevy's Valery translation might be difficult to publish; praises Sean O'Faolain's play about the civil war although feels the Abbey won't accept it; advises MacGreevy to publish a book of poetry and hopes to see him soon in London; closes with information on WB's career as a legislator and the current political climate.

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Irish Culture
Politics and Government
Career and Finances

23 August 2007

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