E. Owens Blackburne

Standard Name: Blackburne, E. Owens
Birth Name: Elizabeth Owens Blackburne Casey
Self-constructed Name: E. Owens Blackburne
A professional writer, who always wrote under her pseudonym, EOB produced novels, short stories, poetry, journalism, and biographical work during the course of her relatively short career in the late nineteenth century. Her fiction and poetry was often set in her native Ireland, and makes frequent use of Irish dialect and traditional stories.
Title page from the first volume of Owens Blackburne's most popular publication, "Illustrious Irishwomen, being Memoirs of some of The Most Noted Irishwomen from the Earliest Age to the Present Century", Tinsley Brothers, 1877. Some of her previous titles are listed. The copy used once belonged to Boston College Library, Chestnut Hill, Mass.
"E. Owens Blackburne, title-page" 1877. Retrieved from https://ia800206.us.archive.org/BookReader/BookReaderImages.php?zip=/19/items/illustriousirish11877blac/illustriousirish11877blac_jp2.zip&file=illustriousirish11877blac_jp2/illustriousirish11877blac_0009.jp2&scale=4&rotate=0. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication license. This work is in the public domain.


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