A guide to Irish fiction, 1650-1900
Most Irish fiction published between 1650 and 1900 has fallen into virtual oblivion. Research by the Loebers for their Guide to Irish fiction has led to the identification of hundreds of unknown or forgotten Irish authors and their works, and provides thousands of summaries of novels and anthologies. Carefully documented, A guide to Irish fiction presents details of the publication of Irish fiction in Ireland, England, and North America, as well as several other European countries. Written for literary scholars and students, A guide to Irish fiction constitutes an essential tool also relevant for historians, librarians and antiquarian booksellers. The Guide redefines and extends the known scope of Irish fiction, and exemplifies Lady Morgan's credo that literary fiction serves as 'a mirror of the times in which it was composed; reflecting morals, customs, manners, peculiarity of character, and prevalence of opinion. Thus, perhaps, after all, it forms the best history of nations...'
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2nd edn adventures anon Belfast Bernard Tauchnitz Boston British Fiction Castle Catholic Charles Church of Ireland COMMENTARY Contents COMMENTARY Historical fiction COMMENTARY No copy COMMENTARY Religious fiction COMMENTARY Set Cork Corvey daughter dedicated Dublin Edinburgh English father Fiction for juveniles France Garside George Henry Historical fiction InND Loeber coll introd Irish content Irish fiction James Duffy John Kilkenny Lady Leipzig Library LOCATION Dt LOCATION Grail LOCATION InND Loeber location L destroyed LOCATION NUC London Maria Edgeworth married Mary n.d. edn novel novelist NSTC O'Donoghue OCIL ODNB Philadelphia pseud pseudonyms published Revd RIA/DIB Richard Bentley RLIN romance S.C. Hall Samuel Lover set in Ireland Society SOURCE Allibone Suppl SOURCE Alston SOURCE Brown SOURCE COPAC SOURCE ESTC SOURCE OCLC SOURCE Slade SOURCE Topp SOURCE Wolff Sutherland tale Tauchnitz Thomas Thomas Crofton Croker trans vols William Carleton writer wrote York