The anonymity of May Laffan

Lyons, P. (2010) The anonymity of May Laffan. In: Harris, E. and Bystydzienska, G. (eds.) From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria: Readings in 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture. University of Warsaw Press: Warszawa, Poland, pp. 271-280. ISBN 9788390658520

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Active and acclaimed in the latter years of the nineteenth-century, the Dublin novelist May Laffan more or less disappeared from Irish Studies throughout the twentieth-century. Biography and extensive republication have recently brought her back to attention. This paper explores her attention to marginal, neglected and near-anonymous figures in her fiction, and links this concern to her only distinctive insistence on anonymous publication.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lyons, Mr Paddy
Authors: Lyons, P.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PR English literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Publisher:University of Warsaw Press

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