Yeats sisters and the Cuala.
Lewis's book is much more than a character study of the two Yeats sisters. There are chapters on the Yeats and Pollexfen families, Elizabeth's training at the Women's Printing Society and her apprenticeship at the Kelmscott Press, the Dun Emer and Cuala co-operatives, the impact of the First World War, the Irish Rebellion, and the Irish Free State. Researchers wishing to investigate the contribution of these `Weird Sisters' to the private press movement and to the revival of Irish literature will also want to examine Murphy's recent scholarly publication, Family Secrets: William Bulter Yeats and His Relatives (1995).
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|Publication:||Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada|
|Article Type:||Book Review|
|Date:||Mar 22, 1996|
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