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Classic Irish short stories

Author: Frank O'Connor
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Good Irish short stories will always be a delight. In this selection by Frank O'Connor, himself a distinguished short-story writer, the richly varied Irish tradition of spinning a yarn is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank O'Connor
ISBN: 0192819186 9780192819185
OCLC Number: 20012360
Notes: Previously published as: Modern Irish short stories. 1957.
Description: xv, 335 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Home sickness / George Moore --
Lisheen races, second- hand / E. œ. Somerville and Martin Ross --
The awakening / Daniel Corkery --
The dead / James Joyce --
A rhinoceros, some ladies, and a horse / James Stephens --
The fairy goose / Liam O' Flaherty --
Three lambs / Liam O' Flaherty --
Going into exile / Liam O' Flaherty --
Prongs / L.A.G. Strong --
Unholy living and half dying / Seán O' Faoláin --
The trout / Seán O' Faoláin --
Guests of the nation / Frank O' Connor --
My Oedipus complex / Frank O' Connor --
The jury case / Eric Cross --
The poteen maker / Michael McLaverty --
Exile's return / Bryan MacMahon --
The Will / Mary Lavin --
A wet day / Mary Lavin --
The eagles and the trumpets / James Plunkett --
Summer night / Elizabeth Bowen.
Other Titles: Modern Irish short stories.
Responsibility: selected and introduced by Frank O'Connor.

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unimpeachable collection * TLS * a wealth of characteristically `Irish' writing ... as good a collection of stories as you could find anywhere * Books and Bookmen *

 
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