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Kathleen Caffyn was a New Woman novelist and short-story writer of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century who, throughout her career, worked under the pseudonym 'Iota'. She was best known for her first novel, A Yellow Aster.
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1853 Kathleen Hunt (later KC) was born at Waterloo House in Co. Tipperary. Bibliographic Citation link.
1894 KC, writing as 'Iota', published her first 'New Woman' novel: the highly popular and controversial A Yellow Aster. Bibliographic Citation link.
1916 KC published her final novel, Mary Mirrilees. Bibliographic Citation link.
6 February 1926 KC died in Italy, following complications from surgery. Bibliographic Citation link.
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