Lord Dunsany letter
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Anglo-Irish writer Lord Dunsany (Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957), is best known for composing fantasy works that inspired authors such as J. R. R. Tolkien. Dunsany’s first play was performed at the Abbey Theatre and his stage shows were highly regarded in England and America as well. Dunsany's other literary contributions include short stories and poetry. Although he is considered a writer of the Irish Literary Renaissance and knew the main figures of the movement, Dunsany was a British subject who associated primarily with the British aristocracy.
Knepper, B. G. "Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Lord Dunsany,"Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 10: Modern British Dramatists, 1900-1945. Part I. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1982. pp. 152-162.
This is a letter from Lord Dunsany to an unidentified individual, describing his adventures in North Africa.
Box 15, F0301: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.
Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, February 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015.
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- 2007 February 15
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Autograph letter signed, 4 pp.