Eyre Evans Crowe

(1799—1868) historian and journalist

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(1799–1868); novelist. Born of Irish parents near Southampton, he attended TCD. Crowe's Irish fiction consists of two collections, Today in Ireland (1825) and Yesterday in Ireland (1829), respectively containing an account of agrarian violence sympathetic to the Catholic peasantry and a vivid tale of the United Irishmen's Rebellion of 1798. His other fiction includes the novels Vittoria Colonna (1825) and Charles Delmer (1853).

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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