Muses, the


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Muses, the

plural noun (Greek myth) goddesses of poetry, Camenae (Roman myth), Pierides (Greek myth)

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Calliopeepic poetry Cliohistory Eratolove poetry Euterpelyric poetry and music Melpomenetragedy Polyhymniasinging, mime, and sacred dance Terpsichoredance and choral song Thaliacomedy and pastoral poetry Uraniaastronomy
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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.