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Trevor, William, 1928-2016



  • Existence: 1928-05-24 - 2016-11-20


William Trevor KBE was an Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer. One of the elder statesmen of the Irish literary world, he was widely regarded as one of the greatest contemporary writers of short stories in the English language.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Trevor corrected typescripts, 2000-2009

Identifier: 2009-017
Scope and Contents Original ribbon typescripts on blue paper, heavily re-worked and/or revised in ink and pencil, and signed by the author; including, in some cases, photocopies of the ribbon typescript and/or word processed typescripts, either lightly or heavily revised. Typescripts include: the dramatisation, Sacred Stories; short stories, The Crippled Man, The Children, Cheating at Canasta, Men of Ireland, Faith, An Afternoon, A Perfect Relationship, The Dressmaker's Child, Folie a Deux,...
Dates: 2000 - 2009

William Trevor - Viking Press editorial correspondence, 1980-1998

Identifier: 2011-058
Scope and Contents

Editorial correspondence spanning nearly 20 years from William Trevor to Corlies Smith, Kathryn Court, and Amanda Vaill at Viking. Additional letters to Trevor are from John Irving and Doris Grumbach. Also included is 1 b/w publicity photo of Trevor.

Dates: 1980 - 1998

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Drama -- 20th century. 1
English literature -- Irish authors. 1
Irish in literature. 1
Novelists, Irish -- 20th century. 1
Publishers and publishing. 1