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O'Faoláin, Seán 1900-1991

Overview
Works: 346 works in 1,249 publications in 6 languages and 29,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Short stories  Biography  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Honoree, Interviewee, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PR6029.F3, 823.912
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The vanishing hero; studies in novelists of the twenties by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 1971 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish : a character study by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

78 editions published between 1947 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,323 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 )

51 editions published between 1948 and 1989 in English and held by 1,255 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 )

25 editions published between 1957 and 1965 in English and German and held by 1,155 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 )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 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 )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 1,050 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 )

27 editions published between 1198 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight short stories, each describing a love affair that takes the lovers out of familiar territory
The heat of the sun; stories and tales by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 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 )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newman's way; the odyssey of John Henry Newman by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

22 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odyssey of John Henry Newman. His spiritual journey from Calvinism, through Anglicanism, to Roman Catholicism
And again? : a novel by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

24 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 749 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
A nest of simple folk by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

19 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and Russian and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good picture of Irish family life and the island's political forces is provided in this story of three generations of simple Irish folk living in the southwestern part of the island between 1854 and 1916. The central character is Leo Foxe-Donnel, who spent a large part of his existence in prison because of his Fenian proclivities
Selected stories of Sean O'Faolain by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 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 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

46 editions published between 1938 and 1986 in English and held by 691 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 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen short stories chosen by author as his best
Bird alone by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

28 editions published between 1936 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 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 )

19 editions published between 1949 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 612 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 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a critical approach to fiction based on the principle that every story is written out of an emotional impulse, or a series of emotional impulses, whose satisfactions may be equated with pleasure that we read every story to share in these emotional satisfactions which are the author's gift to us; and that it is no more than common sense that we should therefore assess the quality of every story we read by studying the nature and quality of these pleasures which we are invited to enjoy
The great O'Neill, a biography of Hugh O'Neill, earl of Tyrone, 1550-1616 by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

31 editions published between 1942 and 1997 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular account of O'Neill's life & times
 
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The great O'Neill, a biography of Hugh O'Neill, earl of Tyrone, 1550-1616
Alternative Names
Faoláin, Seán 1900-1991

O Faolain, Sean 1900-1991

OʹFaolain, Sean 1900-1991

Seán Ó Faoláin irischer Schriftsteller

Seán O’Faoláin irlandzki pisarz

Seán Ó Faoláin korte verhalen schrijver uit Ierland (1900-1991)

Sean O'Faolain

Seán Proinsias Ó Faoláin

Whelan, John.

Whelan John 1900-1991

Whelan, John Francis.

О’Фаолейн, Шон

О'Фаолейн, Шон 1900-1991

О'Фаолэйн, Шон 1900-1991

Уилен Д. Ф. 1900-1991

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The great O'Neill, a biography of Hugh O'Neill, earl of Tyrone, 1550-1616