first met William Ewart Gladstone
at a hotel in Cannes, where they had a rich two-hour conversation about Irish politics and her recent book With Essex
Sichel, Edith. “Emily Lawless”. Nineteenth Century, Vol.
, pp. 80-100.
The Murder in the Tower takes up the interpretation of a major scandal of its day (still under debate by historians) in which Frances, Countess of Somerset
, was represented as the quintessentially wicked woman...
published her historical novel With Essex
in Ireland, cast in the form of an actual archival narrative.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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The subtitle gives the text the air of a historical account, dissimulating EL
's authorship: Being extracts from a diary kept in Ireland during the year 1599 by Mr. Henry Harvey, sometime secretary to Robert...