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O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.

"Young Cassidy" manuscript

circa 1964


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F168


Creator: O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.


Title: "Young Cassidy" manuscript


Inclusive Dates: circa 1964


Extent: 1 item (9 pp.)


Abstract: Screenplay revisions loosely based on O'Casey's autobiography.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F168, Sean O'Casey, "Young Cassidy" manuscript, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, 1987.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish writer Sean O'Casey (1880–1964) authored essays and autobiographical works but is best known for his plays.

Sources:

"O'Casey, Sean, 1880–1964." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 19, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This nine-page handwritten manuscript is a series of proposed revisions for John Whiting's screenplay of "Young Cassidy," based loosely on Vol. 1 of O'Casey's autobiography, Mirror in My House.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Whiting, John Robert, 1917-1963.
Topical Terms
Dramatists, Irish--20th century--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Screenplays.
Occupation
Authors.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.


Detailed Contents List

Sean O'Casey manuscript "Young Cassidy", circa 1964   [Box 8 F168]

Holograph, 9 pp.