Gore-Booth, Eva (F)

Surname: Gore-Booth
Forename(s): Eva Selina
b. 22 May 1870. d. 30 June 1926. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet, dramatist, editor, prominent suffragist and labour activist, pacifist. Born in County Sligo to a Protestant Anglo-Irish family, but she supported Irish nationalism. Educated by governesses. Friends with W. B. Yeats. Companion of the working-class suffragist Esther Roper, whom she met in Italy, and they lived together in Manchester from c. 1897 (biographers disagree as to whether they were in a lesbian relationship). Poetry volumes include Poems (1898), The One and the Many (1904), The Egyptian Pillar (1907), Broken Glory (1917). Biographical information: Orlando; Colman 99-100. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Finger-Posts 1896-07 The Yellow Book Poet 1010