• Stephens, James

    James Stephens (1880 – 1950) was born in Dublin. Alongside original poems he produced many retellings of Irish myths and fairy tales. His first poetry collection Insurrections was published in 1909 and his last Kings and the Moon in 1938.  He spent the latter part of his life in London and gained popularity as a result of a series of broadcasts for the BBC.

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