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Seán O'Faoláin, 1900-1991.

Seán O'Faoláin and Brian Friel letters to Joel Wells

1966–1970 and undated


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F442


Creator: Seán O'Faoláin, 1900-1991.


Title: Seán O'Faoláin and Brian Friel letters to Joel Wells


Inclusive Dates: 1966–1970 and undated


Extent: 8 items (11 pp.)


Abstract: Letters from Seán O'Faoláin and from Brian Friel to Joel Wells.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F422, Seán O'Faoláin and Brian Friel letters to Joel Wells, 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, 1992.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Seán O'Faoláin (1900–1991)

Irish author Seán O'Faoláin (1900–1991) wrote a variety of literary works, including short stories, biographies and novels.

Sources:

"O'Faolain, Sean, 1900– ." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 20, 2007).

Brian Friel (1929–)

Irish playwright Brian Friel (1929–) wrote fiction and short stories but is best known for his plays.

Sources:

"Friel, Brian." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 20, 2007).

Joel Freeman Wells (1930–2001)

American writer Joel Freeman Wells (1930–2001) edited The Critic.

Sources:

"Joel F(reeman) Wells 1930–2001." Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed March 20, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This small collection consists of eight letters written to Joel Wells, editor of The Critic. Three are from Seán O'Faoláin and five are from Friel, Brian. Some of the letters do not include the year. O'Faoláin's letters mention reviewing and Friel's letters discuss various literary works.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Wells, Joel.
Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)
Occupation
Authors.
Personal Contributors
Friel, Brian.

Related Materials in this Repository

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

MSS 141 Seán O'Faoláin Letters


Detailed Contents List

Seán O'Faoláin and Brian Friel letters to Joel Wells, 1966–1970 and undated   [Box 26 F442]

Autograph and typed letters signed, 11 pp.