O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1896-08-28
Death 1984-09-07
Irish (Republic of Ireland)
English

Biographical notes:

Irish novelist.

From the description of A fireman's death : corrected manuscript, ca. 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445420

From the description of The tyrant : corrected manuscript, ca. 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289306

Liam O'Flaherty was born in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland on 28 August 1896. He was educated at Rockwell College, Black Rock College and University College Dublin. From 1915 to 1917 O'Flaherty served with the Irish Guards. On returning to Ireland he became active in the Irish Civil War. Between 1918 and 1921 he worked at various jobs in London, New York and Hartford Connecticut. He started writing in 1921 and published his first novel, The Neighbour's Wife in 1924. In 1974 he was awarded a Honorary D Litt from the National University of Ireland. O'Flaherty died on 7 September 1984.

From the guide to the O'Flaherty, Liam, c1930-1931, (Senate House Library, University of London)

Irish author Liam O'Flaherty (1896-1984) is primarily known for his short stories and novels.

"O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 29, 2007).

From the guide to the "Martinique: An Original Screenplay", 1940 June 13, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish author Liam O'Flaherty (1896–1984) is primarily known for his short stories and novels.

"O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896–1984." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 29, 2007).

From the guide to the "Martinique: An Original Screenplay", 1940 June 13, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish author Liam O'Flaherty (1896–1984) is primarily known for his short stories and novels.

"O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896–1984." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 29, 2007).

From the guide to the Liam O'Flaherty letter to Gerald William Bullett, 1925 October 25, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish author Liam O'Flaherty (1896–1984) is primarily known for his short stories and novels.

"O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896–1984." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 29, 2007).

From the guide to the "The Seduction" short story, undated, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish author Liam O'Flaherty (1896–1984) is primarily known for his short stories and novels.

"O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896–1984." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 29, 2007).

From the guide to the "A Night Attack" short story, undated, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish novelist and short story writer.

O'Flaherty was born at Inishmore and briefly attended University College-Dublin. He began to publish in the 1920s and is best known for his short stories.

From the description of Liam O'Flaherty Manuscripts, [190-?]-[198-?]. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33347124

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  • Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence
  • Irish literature--Manuscripts
  • English drama--Irish authors--20th century--Sources
  • Irish literature
  • Novels
  • Literature
  • Authors, Irish--20th century--Manuscripts
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  • Short stories, Irish--20th century--Sources
  • Prose

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