A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Morgan, Lady
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Morgan, Lady (SYDNEY Owenson) (1780?-1859). -- Novelist, dau. of Robert Owenson, an actor, was the author of several vivacious Irish tales, including The Wild Irish Girl (1806), O'Donnel (1814), and The O'Briens and the O'Flaherties (1827); also two books on society in France and in Italy characterised by "more vivacity and point than delicacy," and a Life of Salvator Rosa.