John William Cole

Life
?-? [pseud. of John William Calcraft]; writer on Irish stage and theatre in DUM; Iphigenia in Aulis, a trag. (Dublin 1847); contrib. numerous articles on theatre to Dublin University Magazine, incl. a serial biography of Tyrone Power for in Issue 40 (1852) pp.257-76; 557-81; 715-34. PI

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References
Brian McKenna, Irish Literature (1978), p.58, Essays on Irish Theatre by ‘J. W. C.’ in DUM, ‘The Dramatic Writers of Ireland, no. 8,’ DUM, 46 (1855) [Aubrey de Vere, Charles Robt. Maturin, and Thom. Moore]; ‘Do. ... No. 9’ [John Banim, Gerald Griffin, and Richard Lalor Sheil]; ‘do. ... no. 10’ [Maria Edgeworth, Edward Groves, and Sidney Morgan]; ‘Do. no 11’ [discussion of Carleton and Samuel Lover included in this article.]. NOTE also [McKenna, under Power], John W. Cole [Calcraft] ‘Tyrone Power, a Biography’, in DUM 40, 1852.

Belfast Public Library holds Life and Theatrical Times of John Kean, 2 vols. (1859); 1950 Catl adds Pebbles from the Brook (Belfast 1910).

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