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O'Faoláin, Seán 1900-1991

Overview
Works: 449 works in 1,449 publications in 5 languages and 33,750 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Romance fiction  Poetry  Biography  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Narrator, Honoree, Creator, Interviewee
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 Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allen Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
The vanishing hero; studies in novelists of the twenties by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

33 editions published between 1956 and 1971 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
The short story by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

56 editions published between 1948 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,234 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 3 languages and held by 1,098 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 )

20 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,054 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
Foreign affairs, and other stories by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

35 editions published between 1198 and 1986 in English and held by 1,019 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 )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The talking trees, and other stories by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected stories of Sean O'Faolain by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first one-volume publication of all of the short stories of Sean O'Faolain
And again? : a novel by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 723 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 )

21 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 720 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
The Irish : a character study by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

16 editions published between 1949 and 1979 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book presents and explains the historic influences which have molded the character of the Irish down through the centuries
Selected stories of Sean O'Faolain by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 694 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 )

14 editions published between 1938 and 1985 in English and held by 689 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 )

32 editions published between 1848 and 1986 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird alone by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

28 editions published between 1936 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 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
The story of the Irish people by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

63 editions published between 1947 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who invented sin : and other stories by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

12 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen short stories chosen by author as his best
A summer in Italy by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

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

 
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Alternative Names
Faoláin, Seán 1900-1991

O Faolain, Sean 1900-1991

O'Faolain

O'Faolain Sean

O'Faolain, Sean, 1900-

OʹFaolain, Sean 1900-1991

Seán Ó’Faoláin

Seán Ó Faoláin irischer Schriftsteller

Seán O’Faoláin irlandzki pisarz

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

Sean O'Faolain

Sean O'Faolain écrivain irlandais

Sean O'Faolain escritor irlandés

Seán Proinsias Ó Faoláin

Whelan John

Whelan John 1900-1991

Whelan, John Francis.

О’Фаолейн, Шон

О'Фаолейн Ш.

О'Фаолейн Шон

О'Фаолейн, Шон 1900-1991

О'Фаолэйн, Шон 1900-1991

Уилен Д. Ф

Уилен Д. Ф. 1900-1991

オフェイロン

オフェイロン, ショーン

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