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Hannah Lynch

(c. 1859—1904) novelist and journalist


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(1862–1904), novelist. Born in Dublin, she joined the Ladies' Land League and continued William O'Brien's paper United Ireland (suppressed 1881) in France. The majority of her novels, such as An Odd Experiment (1897), deal with aspects of the New Woman, while others such as The Prince of the Glades (1891) are stories of the Fenian movement. Autobiography of a Child (1899) recounts the experiences of an abused girl dictated in Dublin to the author.

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

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