Kahn, Helena Kelleher. Late Nineteenth-Century Ireland’s Political and Religious Controversies in the Fiction of May Laffan Hartley. ELT, 2005.
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|Friends, Associates||May Laffan|
|politics||Charlotte Grace O'Brien|
|Textual Features||Edna Lyall||
This novel supports the cause of Home Rule by elicit[ing] the sympathy of the reader in favour of the down-trodden and much oppressed and persecuted Irishman.
Doreen O'Ryan is twelve when the reader first...
Payne, George A. "Edna Lyall:" an Appreciation. John Heywood.
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||May Laffan||
Other topics touched on here are the prison experience of her nationalist friend Michael Davitt , her own experiences on the Executive Committee of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children , and...