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J. P. Donleavy

Novelist, Playwright (23-Apr-1926 — 11-Sep-2017)


J. P. Donleavy. The History of the Ginger Man. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co.. 1994. 517pp.

Charles G. Masinton. J. P. Donleavy: The Style of His Sadness and Humor. Bowling Green University Popular Press. 1975.

R. K. Sharma. Isolation and Protest: A Case Study of J. P. Donleavy's Fiction. New Delhi, India: Ajanta Publications. 1983. 182pp.


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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.186)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.430)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.72)

  11. Contemporary Novelists (pp.356-58)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.207)

  13. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.402-04)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.282)

  15. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.414)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.69)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.5)

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