Gerard, Emily (F)

b. 7 May 1849. d. 11 January 1905. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Novelist, scholar of Transylvanian folklore, poet, and reviewer. Wrote novels collaboratively with her sister, Dorothea Gerard, under the pseudonym “E. D. Gerard.” Alternative signatures: “Emily de Laszowska Gerard,” “Emily de Laszowska,” and “E. Gerard.” Born in Jedburgh. Lived with her family in Vienna (1863-1866), where she was well connected with leading literary figures, then studied European languages at the convent of Sacré Coeur, Riedenburg, Austria. Married Chevalier Miecislas de Laszowski on 14 October 1869, moving with him to Brzezum (Poland) and then Vienna. Her writing on vampires influenced Bram Stoker. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“All in the early morning grey” 1888-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8612