Dublin University Review, The

Founded by TW Rolleston on his return from America and edited by him 1885-86. [marked ERR; but partly corroborated in A N Jeffares, W B Yeats: A New Life (1988), p.21]

NOTE: He became involved with Dublin Univ. Review, founded by Charles Hubert Oldham in Feb. 1885 as ‘a monthly magazine of literature, art, and university intelligence’: ‘without sinking into mere provincialism .. the Review can assume and maintain a distinctly national tone .. the vexed questions of current politics the Review has nothing whatever to do .. propriety of the institution from which we have derived our title.’ (Ed., Feb. 1885). [55] After a few months, TW Rolleston took over the editorship. [Dominic Daly, The Young Douglas Hyde, 1974, p.56]

NOTE: the Dublin University Review and Quarterly started in the same month as DUM, Jan. 1833, had many of the same contributors but lasted only a year; it belongs to the small number of uncontentious Irish magazines .. as well as William Rowan Hamilton’s sonnets, it included imitations and translations of classical poetry, verses in Spanish, discussions of natural phenomena, continental books reviewed, [&c].

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