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Frank O'Connor

(1903—1966)


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(1903–66),

born in Cork; his work includes two novels, translations from the Irish, literary criticism, and dramatizations, but he is best known for his short stories. Collections include Bones of Contention (1936), Crab Apple Jelly (1944), Traveller's Samples (1951), and Domestic Relations (1957). Realistic and closely observed, they offer a full portrait of the middle and lower classes of Ireland. He also wrote two volumes of autobiography, An Only Child (1961) and My Father's Son (1969).

Subjects: Literature.


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