Edward Dowden
 

 

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Edward Dowden 1843-1913

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Born in Cork. He became Professor of English Literature in Trinity College Dublin 1867. He wrote several important books on Shakespeare including Shakespeare, A Critical Study of His Mind and Art. Other works include biographies of Southey, Shelley, Browning and Montaigne, volumes of poems and a History of French Literature. He is buried in Dublin. 

            His second wife Elizabeth Dickinson West c. 1840-1932, wrote under the pseudonym of E.D.W. Her works include Verses and Verses, Part 2.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book