James Clarence Mangan
Mangan, James Clarence (măngˈgən) [key], 1803–49, Irish poet. He spent most of his life as a clerk, eventually slipping into alcoholism and opium addiction. His reputation rests on his English renderings of Gaelic poems, such as the excellent "Dark Rosaleen."
See study by J. Joyce (1930).
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