Identification: MSS 099, F689
Creator: Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957.
Title: Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry
Inclusive Dates: 20 April 1945
Extent: 2 items (2 pp. and envelope)
Abstract: Letter to Richard Barry
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F689, Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
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Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878–1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were well thought of during that period by W. B. Yeats and George Russell [AE]. Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.
"Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878–1957" Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 12, 2007).
"Oliver St. John Gogarty/1878–1957" Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed February 12, 2007).
This letter mentions a poetry manuscript for Nora Grace, which may refer to Poetry of Nora Grace : copied from original notes found among her papers, for which Gogarty wrote a foreword.
Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry, 20 April 1945 [Box 40 F689]
Autograph letter signed, 2 pp. and 1 envelope.