Wilde, Jane Francesca Agnes (pseudonym “Speranza”), Lady (F)

b. 27 December 1821. d. 3 February 1896. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet, translator, miscellaneous writer, salon hostess in Dublin and London. Pseudonym: “Speranza.” Mother of Oscar Wilde. Supporter of Irish nationalism, and published nationalist poems in the *Nation*. Publications include *Ugo Bassi, A Tale of the Italian Revolution* (1857), *Poems* (1864). Biographical information: *Orlando*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Social Questions. Ireland and Her Famines 1880-02-07 Once a Week Translator 13759
Historic Women 1888-01 Woman’s World Poet 646