Emily Lawless

Standard Name: Lawless, Emily
Birth Name: Emily Lawless
Styled: the Hon. Emily Lawless
Pseudonym: Henry Harvey
Pseudonym: John Oliver Maddox, M. A.
EL published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries across a wide range of forms: the novel, history, fictional autobiography, short story, poetry, and critical biography. Remembered primarily for her work on Irish themes, Lawless's writing has also been gaining increasing critical attention for its feminist and environmental concerns.


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Occupation Charlotte O'Conor Eccles
In Ireland COCE first developed an interest in poor people's housing, and became a lecturer for the Board of Agriculture and Technical Instruction . Together with Horace Plunkett (agricultural reformer, pioneer of the co-operative movement...
Reception Martin Ross
The Corinthian Dinner Committee of Dublin honoured Irish women writers including Edith Somerville , Martin Ross , Lady Gregory , Eva Gore-Booth , Emily Lawless , Susan Mitchell , and Katharine Tynan .
Collis, Maurice. Somerville and Ross: A Biography. Faber and Faber, 1968.


By 26 October 1972
Helen Gardner edited The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950, designed to update and replace Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch 's Oxford Book of English Verse, 1900.