Anonymous. "The Complete Works of Gerald Griffin." Brownson's Quarterly Review IV, No. XV (July 1859): 342-72.
Offers a largely favorable appraisal of Griffin's writing.
Cahalan, James M. Great Hatred, Little Room: The Irish Historical Novel. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1983, 240 p.
Traces the origins and development of the Irish historical novel as a specific genre of modern Irish fiction. The book follows this development through the 1970s; the chapters focusing on the nineteenth-century novel feature John and Michael Banim, Sheridan Le Fanu, and William Carleton....
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