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Mary Lavin


Ireland (1912 - 1996)

Mary Josephine Lavin was a noted Irish short story writer and novelist. She is regarded as a pioneering female author in the traditionally male-dominated world of Irish letters. Her subject matter often dealt explicitly with feminist issues and concerns at a time when the primacy of the Roman Catholic church and its abuses impinged extensively on Irish society.
 
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