Alicia Sheridan Le Fanu

Standard Name: Le Fanu, Alicia Sheridan
Used Form: Alicia Lefanu
Used Form: Alice Lefanu


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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Sheridan
Both of FS 's daughters became writers. They married cousins, so that each acquired the married surname of Le Fanu or Lefanu. Alicia (1753-1817) adapted her mother's youthful romance for the stage and had a...
Friends, Associates Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
While working for the Featherstones, Sydney Owenson met Thomas Moore at a party given above his parents' grocery shop in Aungier Street, Dublin.
Campbell, Mary. Lady Morgan: The Life and Times of Sydney Owenson. Pandora.
She gained access to Ireland's bluestocking circle through Alicia or Alice Lefanu
Friends, Associates Mary Tighe
Before she left London, MT met there her fellow Irish poet Tom Moore . He subsequently visited her in Dublin and complimented her in verse. She exchanged poems with Barbarina Wilmot (later Lady Dacre) ...
Publishing Frances Sheridan
FS 's daughter Alicia Lefanu adapted Eugenia and Adelaide for the stage, and may have arranged its publication.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary et al., World’s Classics, Oxford University Press.
Eugenia and Adelaide. A Novel appeared anonymously from Dilly in 1791.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
2d ser. 1 (1791): 469
Textual Production Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
SOLM was, throughout her career, torn between the feminine, impulsive, emotional aspect of herself and the learned, even pedantic aspect. She early confided in Alicia Lefanu that the most powerful element in her complex, powerful...


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