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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Charles Fanning  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1942 in Norwood, Massachusetts

-- Charles Fanning on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Fanning was a professor of English and History at SIU in Carbondale

Biographical and Professional Information

Attended Bridgewater State College, in Bridgewater,MA. Also, a director of Irish and Irish Immigration Studies program. He has written a number of critical works examining the contributions of Irish Americans to literary history. He earned degrees from Harvard the Univerity of Pennsylvania.

Selected Titles At Your Library

The exiles of Erin :
ISBN: 0802313159. OCLC Number:

Dufour Editions,. Chester Springs, PA :. 1997.

The Irish voice in America :
ISBN: 0813109701. OCLC Number:

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Frederick Jackson Turner Award, Organization of American Historians, American Book Award, Before Columbus Foundation, Book Pirse in Literary Criticism, American Conference for Irish Studies

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