Identification: MSS 099, F355
Creator: Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957.
Title: "A Matter of Law" short story
Inclusive Dates: undated
Extent: 1 item (16 pp.)
Abstract: Typecscript manuscript of a short story, "A Matter of Law," by Lord Dunsany.
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F355, Lord Dunsany, "A Matter of Law" short story, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
Shelved in SPEC MSS 099
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Anglo-Irish writer Lord Dunsany (Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878–1957), is best known for composing fantasy works that inspired authors such as J. R. R. Tolkien. Dunsany’s first play was performed at the Abbey Theatre and his stage shows were highly regarded in England and America as well. Dunsany's other literary contributions include short stories and poetry. Although he is considered a writer of the Irish Literary Renaissance and knew the main figures of the movement, Dunsany was a British subject who associated primarily with the British aristocracy.
Locher, Frances C. (ed.). Contemporary Authors. Volume 104. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1982. p. 130.
Knepper, B. G. "Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Lord Dunsany," Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 10: Modern British Dramatists, 1900–1945. Part I. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1982. pp. 152-162.
"A Matter of Law" is a carbon typescript manuscript of a short story by Lord Dunsany. There is a note on the cover of this typescript manuscript, "MMS only story outline."
Lord Dunsany short story "A Matter of Law", undated [Box 20 F355]
Carbon typescript, 16 pp.
Includes a cover stamped by agent James J. Geller (Beverly Hills, CA). The agent's stamp also appears on the initial page of the manuscript.