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Now available (free! open-access!) the Special Issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies on Women's Book History, edited by myself & @JocHargrave. Some really amazing articles by the contributors. Be sure to check it out! #bookhistory #bibliography http://ncgsjournal.com/issue182/index.html
For folks looking for helpful introductions to some great Irish plays, I heartily recommend FIFTY KEY IRISH PLAYS, edited by Prof. Shaun Richards and just published by Routledge:
Full Disclosure: my piece on Shaw's JOHN BULL'S OTHER ISLAND is in there.😉
Kitty MacCormack (1892-1975) designer with Dun Emer Guild, theatre set designer, actress and author. To mark Pope Pius's jubilee in 1931, she was commissioned to design a carpet for the Pope. Woven by hand, it had some 2,000,000 knots!