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.
MSS 099, F422, Seán O'Faoláin and Brian Friel letters to Joel Wells, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
Shelved in SPEC MSS 099
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Irish author Seán O'Faoláin (1900–1991) wrote a variety of literary works, including short stories, biographies and novels.
"O'Faolain, Sean, 1900– ." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 20, 2007).
Irish playwright Brian Friel (1929–) wrote fiction and short stories but is best known for his plays.
"Friel, Brian." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 20, 2007).
American writer Joel Freeman Wells (1930–2001) edited The Critic.
"Joel F(reeman) Wells 1930–2001." Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed March 20, 2007).
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.
Seán O'Faoláin and Brian Friel letters to Joel Wells, 1966–1970 and undated [Box 26 F442]
Autograph and typed letters signed, 11 pp.