Identification: MSS 099, F167
Creator: O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.
Title: "Purple Dust" essay
Inclusive Dates: circa 1962
Extent: 1 item (5 pp.)
Abstract: Essay titled "Purple Dust," written by Sean O'Casey, circa 1962.
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F167, Sean O'Casey, "Purple Dust" essay, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
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Irish writer Sean O'Casey (1880–1964) authored essays and autobiographical works but is best known for his plays.
"O'Casey, Sean, 1880–1964." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 19, 2007).
This handwritten manuscript is an early draft of an essay titled "Purple Dust in Their Eyes," published in Under a Colored Cap, in response to Kenneth Tynan's negative review of O'Casey's 1943 comedy Purple Dust.
Sean O'Casey essay "Purple Dust", circa 1962 [Box 8 F167]
Holograph essay, 5 pp.