Miriam Alexander

Life
fl. 1904 [Mrs. Stokes]; b. Birkenhead. ed. Alexandra College; interested in Gaelic League but alienated by subsequent events; Kitty Costello (1904); The House of Lisronan (1912), a tale of the Williamite Wars with a cast including Catholic characters; Port of Dreams (1912), The Ripple (1913), Miss O’Corra, M.F.H. (1915); The Green Altar (1924), deals with the national question and includes accounts of the Gaelic League and the Black and Tans. IF

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Works
Kitty Costello
(Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz 1904); The House of Lisronan (London: Melrose 1912), 312pp., Do., [rep.] (1935), 254pp.; Port of Dreams (London: Melrose 1912), The Ripple (London: Melrose 1913), Miss O’Corra, M.F.H. (London: Melrose 1915). [Note that the 1912 imprint of The House of Lisronan held in TCD Library is cited as 6th edition.]

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