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Frank O"Connor speaks

Frank O"Connor

Frank O"Connor speaks

the Irish author and poet on the art of short story writing and collected Gaelic poetry.

by Frank O"Connor

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Published by BBC Radio Enterprises REGL 2M in London .
Written in English


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The publication of ‘Suibhne Geilt Speaks’ was also the first appearance of the pseudonym that he would use for the rest of his writing life, Frank O’Connor. Michael O’Donovan began using the pseudonym soon after the controversy that took place following the publication of Lennox Robinson’s short story in To-Morrow, ‘The Madonna of.

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