Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan

Standard Name: Morgan, Sydney Owenson,,, Lady
Birth Name: Sydney Owenson
Titled: Lady Sydney Owenson
Married Name: Lady Sydney Morgan
Pseudonym: S. O.
Nickname: Glorvina
Nickname: The Wild Irish Girl
In her capacities as poet, novelist, and travel writer with a sharp eye for culture and politics, SOLM spoke for the early movement of Irish nationalism. She also wrote plays and verse. Her reputation, once dragged down by her politics, is now rising.


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Intertextuality and Influence Catherine Hutton
Jane Oakwood says (presumably standing in for her author, as she often does) that in youth she was accused of imitating Juliet, Lady Catesby (Frances Brooke 's translation from Marie-Jeanne Riccoboni ).
Hutton, Catherine. Oakwood Hall. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown.
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Intertextuality and Influence Charlotte Brooke
CB was warmly appreciated in Ireland. She influenced there a parallel effort to preserve traditional music as she had preserved traditional words: that of Edward Bunting , who edited in 1796 the first volume...
Intertextuality and Influence Charlotte O'Conor Eccles
COCE opens by making two points which might seem at variance with each other: the fascination which the past holds for later generations, and their ignorance of its discomforts and inconvenience. In a note she...
Intertextuality and Influence Catherine Gore
In an extraordinary passage near the end of the book, Cecil lists a number of people who might, if they could only work together, revolutionize the country.
Farrell, John P. “Toward a New History of Fiction: The Wolff Collection and the Example of Mrs. Gore”. The Library Chronicle of the University of Texas at Austin, Vol.
, pp. 28-37.
The names he mentions include actual...
Intertextuality and Influence Martin Ross
The stories are set in imaginary locations in the west of Ireland. Most revolve around fox-hunting, or else other country pursuits like horse-racing and horse-dealing. Behind these activities lies the familiar story (familiar for...
Intertextuality and Influence Ann Radcliffe
Again she had the lead review spot in the Critical, which loved the book and quoted at length.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
2d ser. 14 (1795): 241-55
The British Critic also praised it, but some papers regretted that...
Intertextuality and Influence Regina Maria Roche
London Tales; or, Reflective Portraits includes a story called The Vacant Novel Reader, whose protagonist, Evelina, is so addicted to novels that her father fears she will never be happy among human beings as...
Intertextuality and Influence Sappho
Sappho 's name was an honorific for women writers for generations. George Puttenham may have been the first to use it to compliment a writing woman: in Parthienades, 1579, he said that Queen Elizabeth
Leisure and Society Emily Faithfull
EF made her first appearance in London society in 1853, at the home of the novelist, feminist, and Irish nationalist Lady Morgan .
Stone, James S. Emily Faithfull: Victorian Champion of Women’s Rights. P. D. Meany.
Thereafter she commenced upon a round of parties, balls, Queen's drawing...
Leisure and Society Lady Caroline Lamb
Sydney Morgan said that Lady Caroline was tall and thin, with big dark eyes and a soft but enticing voice.
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Editors Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine Jewsbury, AMS Press.
2: 254
Leisure and Society Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger
Late in life EOB ran a kind of salon which was remarkable for being bohemian and operating on a shoestring: with tea rather than wine (unlike the lavish salons of contemporary society hostesses like Lady Holland
Literary responses Anna Maria Hall
The second series was also well received. The Weekly Dispatch review of the same work reported that AMH did ample justice to the warmth of feeling, wit and humour of her countrymen, yet she does...
Literary responses Georgiana Chatterton
The book had the honour of being reviewed for the Athenæum by Sydney Morgan .
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
Morgan, anonymous like all Athenæum reviewers, seems at first to be distancing herself from the author in terms of gender...
Literary responses Adelaide O'Keeffe
Sydney Morgan (who had been busy with AOK 's affairs this month) wrote, Poor Miss O'Keefe! her fathers book has just come in; what feebleness, but what amiable feeling! She quotes my account of him.
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Editors Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine Jewsbury, W. H. Allen.
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Literary responses Frances Trollope
Response to Michael Armstrong was strong, both among readers who accepted FT 's representation of child labour and among those who rejected her descriptions as too explicit. Among the series of Factory Acts passed this...


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