Hannah Lynch

Standard Name: Lynch, Hannah
Used Form: E. Enticknappe
HL was a journalist, novelist, and translator from the 1880s until her death in 1904. She became notorious for her anonymous, fictionalized, early memoir Autobiography of a Child. As an Irish nationalist living in Paris she became an interpreter for English-speaking readers of the culture and history of Europe.


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Friends, Associates A. Mary F. Robinson
Just as her parents' home had been a magnet for London's cultural elite, her Paris salon became a fashionable intellectual and cultural centre,
Leighton, Angela, and Margaret Reynolds, editors. Victorian Women Poets: An Anthology. Blackwell, 1995.
which drew such guests as Ernest Renan and Hippolyte Adolphe Taine
Friends, Associates F. Mabel Robinson
FMR became close to some of these Irish nationalists and sympathisers. She was a good and supportive friend to Hannah Lynch .
Literary responses A. Mary F. Robinson
Reviewers found in it a naiveté and artlessness which clearly pleased them. The Academy found the poems so natural sometimes with their faults and their freshness that they affect one like voices out of the...
Literary responses A. Mary F. Robinson
The Academy review called this book solid as well as written in measured and musical prose.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Hannah Lynch , writing in the Fortnightly Review, declared that AMFR had never produced anything more graceful...
Literary responses A. Mary F. Robinson
After this collection appeared, Hannah Lynch published a review essay, A. Mary F. Robinson, in the Fortnightly. Noting her finished and delightful style in two languages,
Lynch, Hannah. “A. Mary F. Robinson”. Fortnightly Review, pp. 260 - 76.
Lynch argued that Robinson was more...


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