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O'Keeffe, Adelaide (1776–c. 1855), poet and novelist

Clare L. Taylor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20657

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O'Keeffe, Adelaide (1776–c. 1855), poet and novelist, was born at Eustace Street, Dublin, on 5 November 1776, the only daughter and third child of Irish parents, the dramatist and actor John O'Keeffe (1747–1833) and Mary Heaphy (1757–1813), actress. Her younger brother Gerald...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers)

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