Thom's Irish Who's Who/Boyd, Ernest A.


BOYD, Ernest A., Author and Journalist; b. Dublin, 28th June, 1887. Educ. privately and studied in France, Germany, and Switzerland; m. 1913, Madeleine Reynier; entered British Consular Service, 1913, and served in United States, Spain and Denmark; resigned, 1919. Pubns.: Ireland's Literary Renaissance, 1910; The Contemporary Drama of Ireland, 1917; Appreciations and Depreciations: Irish Literary Studies, 1917: The Sacred Egoism of Sinn Fein, 1918. Translated: Heinrich Ivann's "Der Untertan," 1921; "Les Propos d'Anatole France," 1922; Henry Céard's Une Belle Journée," 1923. Edited for Every Irishman's Library, Standish O'Grady; Selected Essay's and Passages, 1918; The Collected Novels and Tales of Guy de Maupassant, 16 vols., 1922; on staff of New York "Evening Post," 1920-1922. Contributor to Revue de Paris, North American Review, New Age, Athenæum, etc. Recns.: mountaineering, conversation, first editions. Res.: 131 East 19th Street, New York City.