John O'Keeffe

Standard Name: O'Keeffe, John

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Education Adelaide O'Keeffe
AOK was sent, by her father and with her brothers, to Mrs Reubell's school, in Lincoln's Inn Fields, London.
Link, Frederick M., and John O’Keeffe. “Introduction”. The Plays of John O’Keeffe, edited by Frederick M. Link and Frederick M. Link, Garland, 1981, p. 1: x - lix.
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Family and Intimate relationships Adelaide O'Keeffe
AOK 's father, John O'Keeffe , was an actor, an operatic composer, and the author of fifty plays (mostly musicals and farces). Until the mid-1790s his work was highly popular. AOK described him as a...
Family and Intimate relationships Adelaide O'Keeffe
The retired dramatist John O'Keeffe , Adelaide 's father, died at Southampton. Apart from his blindness he remained in robust health until just before his death.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Literary responses Amelia Opie
AO 's novels, which formed a comparatively minor part of her output, had an impact beyond the rest of her work. Literary historian Gary Kelly notes that when they were new they commanded among the...
Literary responses Anna Maria Porter
AMP was, with her sister, one of those praised by John O'Keeffe in his poem Female Authors, Being an Answer to a Lady, who asserted, that by transmigration the soul of Shakespeare lived in the...
Literary responses Jane Porter
JP was, with her sister , one of those praised by John O'Keeffe in his poem Female Authors, Being an Answer to a Lady, who asserted, that by transmigration the soul of Shakespeare lived in...
Literary responses Frances Burney
Bibliographer James Raven notes a crescendo in novelistic echoes of FB 's works during the 1780s. Burney's brother Charles , for instance, noted borrowings from both Evelina and Cecilia in his review for the Monthly...
Literary responses Frances Sheridan
David Garrick showed his confidence in the play by agreeing to take a role secondary to that of Thomas Sheridan as male lead. The young dramatist John O'Keeffe long remembered the opening as delightful and...
Literary responses Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis
SFG 's importance to the influential Mary Wollstonecraft can be gauged from the way that Wollstonecraft used and built on her writings, recommended them, measured others by their standard, and also did not hesitate to...
Occupation Adelaide O'Keeffe
On her return from schooling in France, AOK began working as amanuensis to her father , then at the height of his fame.
Link, Frederick M., and John O’Keeffe. “Introduction”. The Plays of John O’Keeffe, edited by Frederick M. Link and Frederick M. Link, Garland, 1981, p. 1: x - lix.
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Author summary Adelaide O'Keeffe
AOK was first heard of by name in 1804 as a writer of highly successful verse for children; she had already in all probability edited her father 's dramatic works. She went on to do...
Textual Production Adelaide O'Keeffe
John O'Keeffe 's Dramatic Works were published in four volumes by Longman , probably edited by AOK .
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Adelaide O'Keeffe
AOK edited her father's O'Keeffe 's Legacy to his Daughter, Being the Poetical Works of the Late John O'Keeffe, Esq., the Dramatic Author: his poetical works, with her memoirs of him prefixed.
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine JewsburyEditors , W. H. Allen, 1862.
2: 382
Athenæum. J. Lection.
335 (1834): 240
Textual Production Susanna Haswell Rowson
SHR often employed her pen as a professional, to meet some need for ephemera. Several songs of hers appeared alone in single-sheet format during the 1790s, often undated. I never will be married and I'm...
Travel Adelaide O'Keeffe
AOK set out on a six-week seaside holiday with her father and her surviving brother at West Lulworth in Dorset.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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