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O'Brien, Flann, 1901-1966



  • Existence: 1911-10-05 - 1966-04-01


Irish novelist, playwright, and satirist, considered a major figure in twentieth century Irish literature.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Joe Randolph Ackerley - Patricia Murphy correspondence, 1951-1968

Identifier: 1988-006
Scope and Contents Collection consists of 68 letters, half of which are from J.R. Ackerley to Patricia Avis Strang Murphy the wife of Anglo-Irish poet Richard Murphy. The other 34 letters, addressed to Patricia, are from mutual friends of Ackerley and Murphy, which include Kingsley Amis, Dan Jacobson, Patrick Kavanagh, Bruce Montgomery, Edna O'Brien, Brian O'Nolan, Honor Tracy and Richard Murphy. Included with the collection is a lengthy essay prepared by Colin Franklin, which discusses Ackerley, his home...
Dates: 1951 - 1968

New American Library, 1976-02-04

Identifier: 1988.012.1.187
Scope and Contents

Request for Ellmann to contribute a blurb for two Flann O'Brien book jackets.

Dates: 1976-02-04

Reid, Kenneth H., 1969 - 1983

Identifier: 1988.012.1.200
Scope and Contents

Exchange in which Reid discusses the level of influence Joyce had on O'Brien; related topics.

Dates: 1969 - 1983

Timothy O'Keeffe papers, 1948-1982

Identifier: 1983-017
Scope and Contents London publisher of Irish (and other) authors. Mainly correspondence between O'Keefe and the writers with whom he worked as director of MacGibbon & Kee Publishers (London) and later as partner in Martin, Brian, & O'Keefe; authors include Brian O'Nolan, Hugh MacDiarmid, and Patrick Kavanaugh.The Timothy O'Keeffe papers consists of correspondence between O'Keeffe and the writers and poets (Brian O'Nolan, Hugh MacDiarmid, John Montague, Patrick Kavanaugh, e.e. cummings, and...
Dates: 1948 - 1982

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