Welcome to the Irish Women’s Writing (1880-1920) Network


Our network facilitates international and interdisciplinary connections and exchanges between researchers recovering and studying the lives and work of Irish women writers, artists, historians, scientists and more.

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  • WINIFRED M. LETTS (1882-1972): The Writer I Knew
    Bairbre O’Hogan My interest in the poet, novelist, dramatist and superb children’s writer, Winifred M. Letts, is more of a personal interest than an academic one. I would like her to be rediscovered for herself – not just to claim a stake in literary…
  • With Hannah Lynch in Tinos
    Iliana Theodoropoulou “here is at last forgetfulness of sorrow and unrest”[1] Hannah Lynch visited Greece twice in her relatively short life. Her Greek island was Tinos. Her first journey there was a long stay of two years, from September (probably) 1885 to September 1887. …
  • Emerging Voices 6: Éadaoin Regan
    Éadaoin Regan is currently in the final year of her PhD in the School of English and Digital Humanities, University College Cork. Her thesis, A method to the madness?: Representations of psychological disorder in Irish women’s fiction 1870-1914, employs feminist psychoanalysis and postcolonial theory…