Alicia Le Fanu

Standard Name: Le Fanu, Alicia,, b. 1791
Used Form: Alicia Lefanu


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death Frances Sheridan
A sister-in-law claimed that her death had been marked by a banshee traditional to the Sheridan family, wailing around the house at Quilca; but FS 's grand-daughter Alicia Lefanu indignantly denied that her English-descended...
Family and Intimate relationships Frances Sheridan
Of this writing dynasty, the other most remarkable member was FS 's grand-daughter Alicia Lefanu or Le Fanu the younger.
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
Literary responses Catharine Macaulay
Female historians have evinced more interest in CM than male historians, but their evaluations have often been tinged with condescension or qualified with mockery. Women mentioning her have included Alicia Lefanu in 1824, Dorothy Gardiner
Occupation William Godwin
The imprint M. J. Godwin and Company was launched the following year. The business flourished, becoming almost a literary salon like that of Joseph Johnson : visitors included Germaine de Staël . It remained, however...
Textual Production Hannah Cowley
According to the memoir published here, HC wrote rapidly, revising nothing and often not saving short poems at all. Most of her smaller poems were written without rising from the chair in which the thought...
Textual Production Frances Sheridan
FS 's granddaughter Alicia Lefanu published Memoirs of FS , which incorporate a good deal of Sheridan's own writing.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary et al., World’s Classics, Oxford University Press.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. The Plays of Frances Sheridan, edited by Richard Hogan and Jerry C. Beasley, University of Delaware Press, pp. 13-35.
Textual Production Frances Sheridan
Sheridan had hired Theophilus Cibber for the summer season; Cibber, predictably, made trouble, in this case over a production of Addison 's Cato. Frances Chamberlaine's verse was printed in a pamphlet of this year...


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Le Fanu, Alicia. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Frances Sheridan. G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1824.