Isabella Augusta

Isabella Augusta

Isabella Augusta

Isabella Augusta, Lady Gregory (née Persse; 15 March 1852 – 22 May 1932[1]) was an Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. With William Butler Yeatsand Edward Martyn, she co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre and the Abbey Theatre, and wrote numerous short works for both companies. Lady Gregory produced a number of books of retellings of stories taken from Irish mythology.

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