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A dictionary of Irish biography

Henry Boylan

A dictionary of Irish biography

by Henry Boylan

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Published by Gill & Macmillan in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Ireland -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 458-461).

      StatementHenry Boylan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT862 .B69 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 462 p. :
      Number of Pages462
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL485334M
      ISBN 100717125076
      LC Control Number98214257
      OCLC/WorldCa39450902

      The Online Books Page. presents. Dictionary of National Biography edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. The Dictionary of National Biography (or DNB) is a biographical reference for deceased persons notable in British history. The current edition of this work has been published online by Oxford University Press since The current electronic edition is not free, but is available through. dictionary definition: 1. a book that contains a list of words in alphabetical order and explains their meanings, or gives. Learn more.

      The Dictionary of Irish Biography includes the lives of 9, Irish men and women who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland from James Ussher to James Joyce, St Patrick to Patrick Pearse, St Brigit to Maud Gonne MacBride, Shane O'Neil to Eamon de Valera, Edward Carson to Bobby Sands. (14) It also has, for the first time, little essays on subjects such as biography, short stories, detective fiction and so on. (15) Much of the debate swung around definitions of biography and memoir. (16) He wrote a worthy biography of Red Smith and edited a book of columns by Smith.

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