Edward N. Shannon

Life
?1790-1860; Byronic verses include The Crazed Maid of Venice (1826), supposed by some to be by Byron; wrote Giuseppino (1821), an occidental verse tale after Byron; Translation of Dante ... and unacknowledged poems of Byron (Lon 1842), i.e., fakes; ed. Galway Vindicator; d. Galway. PI DIW RAF

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References
Patrick Rafroidi, Irish Literature in English, The Romantic Period, 1789-1850 (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1980), Vol. I; ?1795-1860; contrib. Nation, and ed. of Galway Vindicator; Giuseppino, an occidental story in verse, after the style of Byron’s ‘Beppo’ (1821); The Crazed maid of Venice and other poems (London 1826); A Translation of Dante (1836); Tales Old and New and other Poems (1842).

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