The Life and Writings of James Clarence Mangan (1897)

Author: D.J. O'Donoghue

Book ID: 67884

Price: 50.00

The Life and Writings of James Clarence Mangan. Dublin: Gill, 1897. First Edition. Pp xxiv, 250, 15. Frontispiece portrait with 5 plates in text. Ex library copy rebound in cloth, stamps to title and several pages of text. Some early annotations to contents.

WB Yeats considered Mangan one of the best Irish poets, along with Thomas Davis and Samuel Ferguson, claiming, “To the soul of Clarence Mangan was tied the burning ribbon of Genius.”

James Joyce wrote two essays on Mangan and also used his name in his works.

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