Gore-Booth, Eva (F)

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*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

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