Joshua Edkins

Life
A Collection of Poems, mostly Original, by several hands
, ed J. E. 2 vols. (Dublin 1789-90); A collection of Poems by Different hands (Dublin 1801); these include William Drennan, Fighting Fitzgerald et al., including W. O’B. Lardner [cf. Dion L. Boucicault?]. PI RAF

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References
Patrick Rafroidi, Irish Literature in English, The Romantic Period, 1789-1850 (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1980), Vol. I remarks that nothing is known about the editor of A Collection of Poems mostly Original by Several Hands (Dublin: M Graisberry [printer] 1789), xxxiii, 328pp.; also Do. (1790), and Do. (1801); included in these different and distinct anthologies are Samuel Whyte, Henry Grattan, Horace Walpole, Edmund Burke, Lord Derry, Peter Pindar [pseud.], et al. (1789); Goldsmith, Henry Jones, Samuel Whyte, Mrs. Le Fanu, Sheridan et al. (1790); W. Preston, William O’Brian Lardner, William Drennan, George Robt. Fitzgerald et al. (1801).

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