J. J. Moran

Life
Lived in Aberdeen and issued works of Irish fiction books such as The Dunferry Risin’ (1894), Irish Stew (1894); Stories of the Irish Rebellion (1898); Two Little Girls in Green (1898); Irish Drolleries (Drane 1909); later moved in Durban, Natal. IF.

 

Works
The Dunferry Risin’
(Digby, Long 1894) Irish Stew (Digby, Long, 1894); Stories of the Irish Rebellion (Aberdeen: Moran 1898); Two Little Girls in Green (Aberdeen: Moran 1898); Irish Drolleries (Drane 1909)

 

References
Stephen Brown
, Ireland in Fiction (Dublin: Maunsel 1919), lists The Dunferry Risin’ (Digby, Long 1894) [Fenian movement; apparently by Jon Francis Xavier O’Brien MP]; Irish Stew (Digby, Long, 1894), hum. tales [‘Jack Arnold’s Tour’, Englishman in Bundoran; racy dialogue]; Stories of the Irish Rebellion (Aberdeen: Moran 1898) [includes story of Leonie Guiscard and Teeling; humour and pathos]; Two Little Girls in Green (Aberdeen: Moran 1898) [Land League story, extremely popular viewpoint, feelings of people; amiable Englishman sees justice done for his tenants]; Irish Drolleries (Drane 1909) [ten comic stories; ‘Pat Mulligan’s Love-making’, with bashful proxy proposal; ‘Miss Mullen’s Mistake’, matrimonial advertisement; ‘Torsney’s ghost’; ‘O’Hagan’s Golden Weddin’; ‘Tim Mannion the Hero’; ‘The Wake of at Mrs Doyle’s’, &c.].

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Notes
J. J. Moran was Edgar Allen Poe’s physician and wrote A defense of Edgar Allan Poe: life, character and dying declarations of the poet - an official account of his death (Washington, D.C.: W. F. Boogher 1885)., 87pp.

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