This website is using cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. 

The page of Carleton, William, English biography

Image of Carleton, William
Carleton, William


William Carleton (20 February 1794 in Prolusk (often spelt as Prillisk as on his gravestone), Clogher, County Tyrone – 30 January 1869 in Sandford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin) was an Irish writer and novelist. He is best known for his Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry a collection of ethnic sketches of the stereotypical Irishman.

(Editor of this page: P. T.)

Anthology ::
Literature ::
Translation ::