John Fisher Murray

Life
1811-1865; b. Belfast; A Young Irelander, contrib. Blackwood’s; The Irish Oyster-eater (1840); The Viceroy (1841). Cahalan shows that JFM is one of the Irish progressive nationalists cited in the ‘Ithaca’ chapter of Ulysses as mentors of Leopold Bloom. PI DIW IF MKA

 

References
Brian McKenna
, Irish Literature, 1800-1875: A Guide to Information Sources (Detroit: Gale Research Co. 1978), cites Matthew Russell (Irish Monthly 1912); contrib. to Blackwood’s Magazine, Dublin University Magazine, The Nation, United Irishman; his articles in Blackwood’s Magazine were collected as Environs of London (1842) and The World of London (1841); his Irish novel, The Viceroy (1841), also appeared in Blackwood’s. SEE also James Cahalan, See The Irish Novel (1988), p.177.

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