Mrs. Kelly

Regarded as a ‘contributor to the pre-history of Irish gothic’, and author of The Ruins of Avondale Priory (1796) and The Matron of Erin (1816); cited by W. J. McCormack in ‘Irish Gothic and After, 1820-1945,’ The Field Day Anthology of Irish Literature, gen. ed. Seamus Deane (Field Day 1991), Vol. II, pp.831-54.