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Autobiographies Chapter Summary & Analysis - Dramatis Personae: 1896-1902, Summary

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Dramatis Personae: 1896-1902, Summary and Analysis

Yeats and Symons visited a friend in the country. While there, Lady Gregory came for a visit since her home was nearby. Lady Gregory once lived in London, but once her husband died, she devoted herself to her country estate as well as to her son. Lady Gregory's house would become her passion; from there, she would entertain some of the greatest minds in Irish literature. During one of their visits, Yeats told Lady Gregory of his desire to start an Irish Theatre. Lady Gregory agreed to help but they immediately ran into a problem. Only two theatres in Ireland allowed performances that were not for charity. Lady Gregory and Yeats wrote many letters and enlisted the help of a friend to help change this rule.

Shortly after they founded the Irish Theatre, George Moore, a writer, joined the...

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