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O'Faoláin, Seán 1900-1991

Overview
Works: 352 works in 1,144 publications in 6 languages and 28,453 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Translator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Honoree, Narrator
Classifications: PR6029.F3, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Seán O'Faoláin
 
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Most widely held works by Seán O'Faoláin
The vanishing hero; studies in novelists of the twenties by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
29 editions published between 1956 and 1971 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Irish : a character study by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
64 editions published between 1947 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study tracing the racial, religious, social and intellectual strands which have, over the centuries, been woven into the cloth of Irish genius
The short story by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
47 editions published between 1948 and 1989 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analysis of short story techniques, with eight representative short stories
The finest stories of Sean O'Faolain by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
29 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in English and German and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-seven stories of Ireland and the Irish -- critical, affectionate, serious
I remember! I remember! : stories by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
14 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven short stories, most of them contrasting memories of youth with the actions of middle age. All have Irish settings or Irish characters
The collected stories of Sean O'Faolain by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first one-volume publication of all of the short stories of Sean O'Faolain
Foreign affairs, and other stories by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
21 editions published between 1198 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories, each describing a love affair of the soul that takes the lovers out of familiar territory
The heat of the sun; stories and tales by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
28 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven short stories set in Ireland, France and Greece. For contents, see Author Catalog
The talking trees, and other stories by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nest of simple folk by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
22 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
And again? : a novel by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
21 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Younger is selected by the Mount Olympus Department of External Affairs to undergo an unusual experiment: to live his life again backwards - growing younger and younger until he is finally whistled back into the womb of Time
Selected stories of Sean O'Faolain by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains seventeen of O'Faolain's stories, including "Two of a Kind," "Before the Day Star," "Passion," and "The Talking Trees."
The silver branch; a collection of the best old Irish lyrics, variously translated by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
18 editions published between 1938 and 1985 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man who invented sin : and other stories by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
13 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen short stories chosen by author as his best
Newman's way; the odyssey of John Henry Newman by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
9 editions published in 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odyssey of John Henry Newman. His spiritual journey from Calvinism, through Anglicanism, to Roman Catholicism
King of the beggars; a life of Daniel O'Connell, the Irish liberator, in a study of the rise of the modern Irish democracy (1775-1847) by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
29 editions published between 1938 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bird alone by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
24 editions published between 1936 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In late 19th-century Cork, Ireland, Corney Crone grows up in a family marked by poverty, pride, and spoiled aspiration. The recurring theme in Corney's life is one of solitude, a note which becomes more dominant in his old age. Corney is a "bird alone," reliving the experiences of his youth and the secret love for his childhood sweetheart
A summer in Italy by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
17 editions published between 1949 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories; a study in pleasure by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
6 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great O'Neill, a biography of Hugh O'Neill, earl of Tyrone, 1550-1616 by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )
26 editions published between 1942 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A popular account of O'Neill's life & times
 
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Alternative Names
Faoláin, Seán 1900-1991
O Faolain, Sean 1900-1991
OʹFaolain, Sean 1900-1991
Whelan, John.
Whelan John 1900-1991
Whelan, John Francis.
О'Фаолейн, Шон 1900-1991
О'Фаолэйн, Шон 1900-1991
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Languages
English (497)
German (12)
Japanese (3)
French (1)
Portuguese (1)
Russian (1)
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