Robert Wilson Lynd

(1879—1949) journalist and essayist

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(1879–1949), essayist. Born in Belfast and educated at QUB, he went to London and joined the Daily News in 1908. Rambles in Ireland (1912) was illustrated by Jack B. Yeats. Ireland a Nation (1919) is an essay in nationalist historiography. Dr Johnson and his Company (1929) was a success.

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

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