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A | 70 comments Irish Poet Alice Milligan appears to have multiple profiles with the last one listed not being hers, but containing one of her works. It seems these works list her name both with and without a middle initial:

Alice Letitia Milligan (1865 – 1953)

Select Works:

Glimpses of Erin (with Seaton Milligan, London, 1888)
A Royal Democrat (London, 1890, as Iris Olkyrn)
Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone (Belfast, 1898)
Hero Lays (Dublin, 1908)
Oisín in Tír-nan-Óg. Translated by Tadhg Ó Donnchadha (1909)
Sons of the Sea Kings (with William Milligan, Dublin, 1914)
Two Poems of Triumph in Death (with Alice Furlong, Dublin, 1917)
The Dynamite Drummer (with William Milligan, Dublin, 1918)
We Sang for Ireland: Poems of Ethna Carbery, Seumas MacManus, Alice Milligan (1950) (1950)
Poems (1954)
Harper of the Only God: Selected poems by Alice Milligan (1993), edited by Sheila Turner Johnston


Alice Milligan

Alice L. Milligan

Alice L Milligan

This profile is not Alice, but has one of her titles under it:

Alice Alice

Sons of the Sea Kings
by Alice Alice

message 2: by Alex (last edited Feb 05, 2017 11:33AM) (new)

Alex | 2739 comments Working on this... Done.

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Alex | 2739 comments In the end, left with two profiles: Alice Milligan and Alice L. Milligan.

I kept both as I determined that she had originally published using both forms ("Hero Lays" and "Sons of the Sea Kings" with the former, "The Daughter of Donagh" and "Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone" with the latter). I have added a relevant note to the L profile, to avoid future merges.

Added bio to the no-initial author, as that seemed the most prevalent. Also added her to the books of the L. profile, so that all appear on that page (with relevant notes to avoid deletion of connection).

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A | 70 comments Great thanks!

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