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Irish literature

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph M. Hone Collection

Identifier: MS46
Abstract Joseph Maunsell Hone (1882-1959) had a distinguished career as a literary historian and biographer, especially of Irish writers. He published biographies of William Butler Yeats, George Moore and Henry Tonks, as well as histories concerning political issues in Ireland in the 20th century. In 1957 he became president of the Irish Academy of Letters. The Hone Collection consists of personal correspondence, books, serials and papers related to the Irish literary renaissance. Published volumes...
Dates: 1921 - 1949

Seán O'Faoláin Collection

Identifier: MS96
Abstract Seán O'Faoláin (1900-1991), born John Whelan, won the Femina Prize nomination for Midsummer Night Madness and Other Stories in 1932. His greatest acclaim was as a short story writer and his corpus includes more than a hundred stories, many of which contain accounts of the impact of political turmoil in Ireland. The Seán O'Faoláin Collection includes a manuscript copy of “The Death of Stevey Long.” The manuscript is accompanied by a brief history of the text by O'Faoláin himself and...
Dates: 1930 - 1959; Other: Majority of material found within 1955 - 1959; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/1958

William Butler Yeats and His Circle Collections

Identifier: MS6 MS23 MS46

This collections contains three archives of correspondence and other materials related to W.B. Yeats, his father John, his brother Jack, and their circle.

Dates: circa 1890-1939