Maud Gonne

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Noun1.Maud Gonne - Irish patriot and a founder of the Sinn Fein (1865-1953)Maud Gonne - Irish patriot and a founder of the Sinn Fein (1865-1953)
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Yeats an the Muses is a study of the nine women who served as Yeats's muses, the women whom Hassett describes as "the primary source of emotion from which he fashioned his poetry": Olivia Shakespear, Florence Farr, Maude Gonne, Iseult Gonne, George Yeats, Margot Ruddock, Ethel Mannin, Dorothy Wellsley and Edith Shackleton Heald.
Yeats uses the genre with its courtly conventions - so suited to his relationship with Maude Gonne - but abandons the assumption that a woman's worth is her beauty.
Maude Gonne, a beautiful actress and a fervent Irish revolutionary, was the love of Yeats's life.