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Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland

Author: William Allingham

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    Allingham's Works
  1. William Allingham, Poems (London: Chapman & Hall 1850).
  2. William Allingham, Day and Night Songs (London: Routledge 1854).
  3. William Allingham, Peace and War (London: Routledge 1854).
  4. William Allingham, The Music Master (London: Routledge 1854).
  5. William Allingham, The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads [Golden Treasury Series] (London: Macmillan 1864).
  6. William Allingham, Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland: A Modern Poem (London: Macmillan 1864, 1869; reprinted New York: AMS 1972).
  7. William Allingham, Fifty Modern Poems (London: Bell & Daldy 1865).
  8. William Allingham, In Fairyland: A Series of Pictures by Richard Doyle with a Poem by William Allingham (London: Longmans, Green 1870).
  9. William Allingham, Songs, Ballads and Stories (London: George Bell & Sons 1877).
  10. William Allingham, Evil May-Day (London: David Stott 1883).
  11. William Allingham, Ashby Manor: A Play in Two Acts (London: David Stott 1883). [Historical drama].
  12. William Allingham, The Fairies (London: De La Rue 1883).
  13. William Allingham, Blackberries: Picked Off Many Bushes, by D. Pollex and Others; Put in a Basket by W. Allingham (London: Philip & Son 1884).
  14. Rhymes for the Young Folk. (London: Cassell 1887).
  15. William Allingham, Irish Songs and Poems, with Nine Airs Harmonised for Voice and Pianoforte (London: Reeves & Turner 1887).
  16. William Allingham, Flower Pieces and Other Poems (London: Reeves & Turner 1888).
  17. William Allingham, Life and Phantasy (London: Reeves & Turner 1889).
  18. William Allingham, Thought and Word, and Ashby Manor (London: Reeves & Turner 1890).
  19. William Allingham, Blackberries. Revised (London: Reeves & Turner 1890).
  20. William Allingham, Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. Revised (London: Reeves & Turner 1890).
  21. William Allingham, Varieties in Prose (London: Longmans Green 1893). [Collected Prose].
  22. William Allingham, Sixteen poems by William Allingham, selected by William Butler Yeats. (Dundrum: Dun Emer Press, Dundrum 1905.) Published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats. [Photo-lithographic reprint published 1971 by IUP.]
  23. William Allingham: A Diary, ed. Helen Allingham and Dollie Radford (London:Macmillan 1907).
  24. William Allingham, Poems of William Allingham, selected and arranged by Helen Allingham. (London: Macmillan 1912).
  25. William Allingham, By the Way: Verses, Fragments, and Notes, ed. Helen Allingham (London: Longmans, Green 1912).
  26. William Allingham, William Allingham's diary; introduction by Geoffrey Grigson (London: Centaur 1967).
  27. The poems of William Allingham, ed. with an introduction by John Hewitt. An Comhairle Ealaíon Series of Irish authors. (Dublin: Dolmen 1967).
    Secondary Literature
  1. Hans Kropf, William Allingham und seine Dichtung im Lichte der irischen Freiheitsbewegung. Inaugural-Dissertation (Biel 1928).
  2. J. Lyle Donaghy, 'William Allingham'. In: Dublin Magazine 20:2 (1945) 34–38.
  3. P. S. O'Hegarty, A bibliography of William Allingham. [Reprinted from the Dublin Magazine of Jan–March and July–Sept. 1945] (Dublin: A. Thom & Co. 1945).
  4. William Irwin Patrick McDonogh, The life and work of William Allingham. [Unpublished PhD Thesis, Trinity College Dublin 1952, Dept. of English.]
  5. Hugh Shields, 'William Allingham and folk song'. In: Hermathena 117 (1974), 23–36.
  6. Patricia Mary England, The poetry of William Allingham. [Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of Birmingham 1976, Dept of English.]
  7. Alan Warner, William Allingham: an introduction. (Dublin: Dolmen 1971) [Includes a selection of Allingham's poems.]
  8. Alan Warner, William Allingham. (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Bucknell University Press 1975).
  9. Alan Warner, 'William Allingham: Bibliographical Survey.' Irish Book Lore 2 (1976): 303–307.
  10. Samira Aghacy Husni, William Allingham: an annotated bibliography. Beirut, Lebanese Establishment for Publishing & Printing Services, c 1984.
  11. Mark Samuels Lasner, 'William Allingham: some uncollected authors lvi. Part 1'. Book Collector 39 (Summer 1991) 174–204.
  12. Mark Samuels Lasner, 'William Allingham: some uncollected authors lvi. Part 2'. Book Collector 39 (Autumn 1991) 321–349.
  13. Mark Samuels Lasner, 'William Allingham: a bibliographical study. (Philadelphia: Holmes 1993).
  14. Malcolm McClure, 'Biographical note: the Allinghams of Ballyshannon' [An interim report]. Donegal Annual 52 (2000) 87–89.
    Literary Background
  1. Letters to William Allingham, edited by H. Allingham (London: Longmans 1911), reprinted (New York: AMS Press 1971).
  2. G. B. N. Hill, ed., The letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William Allingham, 1854–1870 (1897).
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. William Allingham Second edition [x + 292 pp.] MacMillan &Co. London (1869)


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Created: Date range: c.1863-1864.

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Language: [EN] The text is in English.
Language: [GA] Some words are in Irish, however in anglicised spelling.
Language: [LA] Some words and phrases are in Latin.
Language: [FR] Some words are in French.
Language: [NO] Two words are in Norwegian.

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