O `FAOLEYN Sean (O` Faolain, Sean)( Irish writer.)
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Real name John Whelan (John Whelan). Born February 22, 1900 in Cork. Participated in the Irish uprising of 1916, as a result of which in 1921 was proclaimed the Irish Free State. An ardent patriot, he changed the English version of his name on gaelsky. He studied at the National University of Ireland, and at Harvard University (USA).
Peru ц? Faolц?in owned collections of short stories, novels, historical and travel essays, translations, biographies, plays, but the most valuable in his artistic heritage - stories. Reported studio transfer of local color, poetic and restrained, they are made in ironic-romantic tradition of Maupassant and Chekhov. He is the author of collections A Midsummer Night's Madness (Midsummer Night Madness, . 1932), . Man, . who invented sin (The Man Who Invented Sin, . 1948), . I remember! I remember! (I Remember! Remember!, . 1962), . Solar heat (The Heat of the Sun, . 1966) and the Foreign affairs and other stories (Foreign Affairs and Other Stories, . 1976),
. In 1983, saw the light of Sean ц? Faolц?in collection of short stories (The Collected Stories of Sen O'Faolin). He wrote novels belong to the nest of ordinary people (A Nest of Simple Folk, 1933), Lonely Bird (Bird Alone, 1936), go back in Erin (Come Back to Erin, 1940), and again? (And Again?, 1979). He also wrote the book The Irish (The Irish, 1948), Long live me! (Vive Moi!, 1964), an autobiography and two books of literary criticism - Story (The Short Story, 1948) and the Vanishing Hero (The Vanishing Hero, 1956). ц? Faolц?in died in Dublin on April 20, 1991.