Alphabetical listing of the short stories of Liam O’Flaherty and their publication details as in A. A. Kelly, Liam O’Flaherty: The Storyteller (London: Macmillan 1976)

[Bibliographical note: as in A. A. Kelly, Liam O’Flaherty: The Storyteller (London: Macmillan 1976) and copied with the author’s permission.]

 

  • “Accident”, Fortnightly Review, CXLIII, Feb. 1935,155-67.
  • “Alien Skull, The”, Short Stories [henceforth SS] 3, SS4, SS12.
  • “All things come of Age”, Esquire, III, Jan. 1935, 43, 184; SS13.
  • “Arrest”, Weekly Westminster, 5 Sept. 1925,476; SS13.
  • “At the Forge”, The New Leader,14 Aug. 1925; SS2, SS9.
  • “Backwoodsman’s daughter”, Mademoiselle, XXII, .April 1946, 150, 230-1, 241, 243 (adapted from chapter 19 of Two Years).
  • “Bath, The”, Story, XVI, May - June, 1940, 9-19; SS5.
  • “Beauty” SS1.
  • “Beggars The”, The Bell, XIII, March 1947, 5-23; SS5, SS6.
  • “Benedicamus Domino”, SS1 “Birth”, The Humanist, Oct. 1926, 361-2. The Fairy Goose and Two Other Stories, London and New York: Crosby Gaige ltd. edn. 1927; SS3, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS12.
  • “Black Bullock, The”, SS1, SS4, SS8.
  • “Black Cat, The, The Humanist, July 1926, 237-9.
  • “Blackbird, The”, The Nation (London), XXXV, 2 Aug. 1924,563-4; SS1, SS4, SS6, SS8.
  • “Blackbird’s Mate, The”, SS3, SS4.
  • “Blackmail”, SS2, SS9.
  • “Black Mare, The”, New Statesman, XX11,3 Nov. 1923, 110-11; Great British Short Stories, ed. E. and E Huberman, New York: Bantam, 1968; SS1, SS4, SS6, SS7 SS8.
  • “Black Rabbit, The”, SS3, SS4, SS12.
  • “Bladder, The”, The Nation (London), XXXI, 22 March 1924, 887; SS1, SS9.
  • “Blow, The”, The Bell, XIX, May 1954, 9-22; Esquire, XLII, July 1954, 32-3, 110-13; Great Irish Short Stories, ed. Vivian Mercier, New York: Dell, 1964, SS6.
  • “Bohunk”, SS13.
  • “Cake, The”, The Irish Statesman, V, 19 Dec. 1925, 455-7.
  • “Caress, The”, at end of Shame the Devil, pp.252-83; SS13.
  • “Challenge, The”, SS5.
  • “Charity”, Weekly Westminster, 4 July 1925, 256, SS2, SS4.
  • “Child of God, The”, ltd. edn., London: Archer, 1926; The New Coterie, V Spring 1927, 43-60; SS3, SS4, SS6.
  • “Christmas Eve”, Weekly Westminster, III, 20 Dec. 1924, 246.
  • “Civil War”, ltd. edn., London: Archer, 1925; The New Coterie, 1 Nov. 1925 60-6; Irish Short Stories, ed. G. A. Birmingham, London, 1932; SS2, SS4.
  • “Colic”, SS1, SS9.
  • “Conger Eel, The”, The Nation (London), XXXVI, 1 Nov. 1924, 183-4; The Dial LXXVIII, Jan. 1925, 5-7; SS2, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
  • “Cow’s Death, The”, New Statesman, 30 June 1923, 364; SS1, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
  • “Crow Fight, A”, The Dublin Magazine, II, Sept. 1924, 102-6; SS13.
  • “Cutting of Tom Bottle, The”, Charles Wain: A Miscellany of Short Stories, London: Mallinson, 1933, pp.137-60.
  • “Desire”, Evening News (London), 2 Nov. 1948, 2; The Bell, XIX, July 1954, 48-50 SS6, SS7.
  • “Ditch, The”, SS3.
  • “Doctor’s Visit, The”, SS1, SS9.
  • “Dublin Eviction, A”, Weekly Westminster, III, 13 Dec. 1924, 216.
  • “Enchanted Water, The”, Yale Review, XLII, Sept. 1952, 46-53; SS13.
  • “Eviction, The”, Maranist, XLII, April 1951, 11; SS5.
  • “Fairy Goose, The”, The Humanist, Aug. 1926, 275-7. Ltd. edn., London: Faber and Gwyer, 1927; New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928; This Week in Ireland, 5 Dec. 1969, 29-33; SS3, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS12.
  • “Fall of Joseph Timmins, The”, SS3, SS9.
  • “Fanatic, The”, The Bell, XVIII, Summer 1953, 16-26; Esquire, XL, Dec. 1953, 90 194, 196, 198; Pick of Today’s, 5, ed. John Pudney, London, 1954; SS13.
  • “Fight, The”, Manchester Guardian, 28 Aug. 1923; SS1, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
  • “Fireman’s Death, The”, Weekly Westminster, 24 Oct. 1925; SS2, SS9.
  • “Fishing”, The Irish Statesman, III, 6 Dec. 1924, 392-4; SS13.
  • “Flood, The”, The Dublin Magazine, II, Jan. 1925, 408-10; Living Age, CCCXXV, 20 June 1925, 642-3.
  • “Flute Player, The”, Esquire, XXVII, March 1947, 41, 127-9, SS5.
  • “Foolish Butterfly, The”, The Adelphi, II, Nov. 1924, 474-7; The Dial, LXXVIII, May 1925, 402-4; SS2, SS4, SS12.
  • “Fresh Mackerel”, Weekly Westminster, III, 6 Dec. 1924, 176.
  • “Galway Bay”, London Mercury, XXXIX, Jan. 1939, 297-307; SS5, SS6.
  • “Going into Exile”, The Dublin Magazine, I, April 1924, 789-96; The Irish Press, XVI, 22 April 1946, 10; 23 April 1946, 7; 1000 Years of Irish Prose, ed. Vivian Mercier & Greene, New York, 1952; (under the title of “The Exiles”, This Week in Ireland 12 Dec. 1969, 29-35); SS1, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
  • “Good Samaritan, The”, The New Leader, 27 Aug. 1926, 8.
  • “Grave Reason, A”, The New Leaders 16 Oct. 1925, 12.
  • “Grey Seagull”, SS5.
  • “Hawk, The”, Town & Country, CIII, March 1949, 57, 100-1; 44 Irish Short Stories ed. Devin A. Garrity, New York: Devin-Adair, 1955; SS6, SS7.
  • “His First Flight”, Manchester Guardian, 5 Oct. 1923 (entitled “First Flight”), The Lilliput Annual, I, July 1937, 1-3; Ireland of the Welcomes, XVII, March-April 1969, 32-9; SS1, SS4, SS6, SS8.
  • “Hook, The”, The Dublin Magazine, I May 1924, 871-3; SS1, SS4, SS8.
  • “Idle Gossip”, The New Leader, 19 Feb. 1926, 11.
  • “Indian Summer”, GoodHousekeeping, CXX, May 1945, 34-5, 225-33.
  • “In each beginning is an end” [otherwise “Greenwich village”) Fascination, I July 1946, 32-3, 66 [adapted from Two Years, Chap. 23].
  • “Inquisition, The”, The Adelphi, III, March 1926, 666-73; The Best Short Stories of 1926, ed. E. J. O”Brien, London, 1927; SS2, SS9.
  • “Intellctual, The”, Weekly Westminster, IV, 22 Aug. 1925, 428.
  • “Irish Pride”, Nash’s Pall Mall Magazine, XCVII, June 1926, 39-45; Forum, XCIV Dec. 1935, 343-51; abbrev. as “King of Inishcam”, Living Age, CCCLVII, Nov. 1939, 236-43; SS 13.
  • “It Was the Devil’s Work”, The Wild Swan and Other Stories, London: Joiner & Steele, 1932.
  • “Jealous Hens, The”, Weekly Westminster, 18 Oct. 1924; SS2, SS4, SS12.
  • “Josephine”, SS1.
  • “Lament, The”, Harper’s Bazaar, LXXV, April 1941, 58-9, 114-17; The Bell, XII July 1946, 283-300; SS5.
  • “Landimg, The”, TP’s & Cassell’s Weekly, 24 May 1924; Living Age, CCCXXII, 19 July 1924, 136-9; SSl, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
  • “Letter, The”, The Criterion, VII, June 1928, 58-63; SS3, SS4, SS12.
  • “Life”, American Mercury, LXIV, Feb. 1947, 156-61; SS5, SS6, SS7.
  • “Light”, SS5.
  • “Limpets”, Weekly Westminster, 30 Jan. 1926, 312.
  • “Little White Dog, The”, Manchester Guardian, 24 Oct. 1927; The Bookman (New York), LXVII, April 1928, 145-7; SS3, SS4, SS12.
  • “Lost Thrush, The”, The Chapbook (A Yearly Miscellany), ed. Harold Monro, No. 40, 1925, pp.14-17; SS2, SS4, SS12.
  • “Lovers”, Harper’s, CLXII, April 1931, 528-32; English Review, LIII, Sept. 1931, 437-45; The Best Short Stories of 1932, ed. E. J. O”Brien, London, 1933; Great Irish Short Stories, ed. Vivian Mercier, New York, 1964, SS13.
  • “Mackerel for Sale”, London Mercury, XV, Feb. 1927, 354-61; SS3, SS9.
  • “Matchmaking”, Cassell’s Weekly, 20 June 1923, 443.
  • “Matter of Freedom, A”: (otherwise entitled “Timoney’s Ass”) Tomorrow Magazine, VI, June 1947, 36-7; SS13.
  • “Mermaid, The”, John O”London’s Weekly, 26 Oct. 1929, 101; SS13.
  • “Milking Time”, Manchester Guardian, 14 Aug. 1925; The Dial, LXXXIX, Dec. 1925, 491-4; SS2, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
  • “Mirror, The”, Esquire, XL, Nov. 1953, 58, 146; SS6, SS7.
    • “Mother and Son”, Weekly Westminster, 28 Nov. 1925; SS2, SS4, SS6, SS12.
    • “Mountain Tavern, The”, The Monthly Criterion, VI, Aug. 1927, 118-27; ltd. edn., Red Barbara & Other Stories, London: Faber & Gwyer, New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928; SS3, SS4, SS6, SS7.
    • “Mouse, The”, Lilliput, III, 1938, 248-50, 252-3; Coronet, V, Jan-Feb. 1939, 7-10; SS5.
    • “Moving”, Manchester Guardian, 16 Nov. 1925, 16.
    • “New Suit, The”, The Household Magazine, XLIII, Sept. 1943 4, 9; Irish Press, 21 June 1946, 2; SS5, SS6, SS7.
    • “Night Porter, The”, Story, XXX, Jan-Feb. 1947, 23-32.
    • “Oar, The”, Outlook (London), LXI, 14 Jan. 1928, 54-5; ltd. edn., Red Barbara & Other Stories, London: Faber & Gwyer, New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928; SS3, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS12.
    • “Offerings”, Outlook (London), LVII, 13 March 1926, 191; SS2, SS4, SS12.
    • “Old Hunter, The”, Golden Book Magazine, VI, Oct. 1927, 443-6; Irish Writing, no. 21, Nov. 1952, 17-23; SS2, SS4, SS12.
    • “Old Woman, The”, SS5, SS6, SS7.
    • “Ounce of Tobacco, An”, TP’s Weekly, VIII, 8 Oct. 1927, 739-40.
    • “Outcast, The”, The Adelphi, II, Feb. 1925, 725-30; SS2, SS9.
    • “Painted Woman, The”, SS3, SS9, SS12.
    • “Parting, The”, Irish Writing, No. 6, Nov. 1948, 35-43; SS6, SS7.
    • “Patsa or the Belly of Gold”, The London Aphrodite, 1, Aug. 1928, 29-34; SS13.
    • “Pedlar’s Revenge, The”, The Bell, XVIII, June 1952, 148-61; Collier’s, CXXXII, 25 July 1953, 38-43; Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, VIII, Nov. 1956, 56; SS13.
    • “Pig in a Bedroom, A”, The Irish Statesman, 11, 29 March 1924, 71-3; SS1.
    • “Poor People”, Weekly Westminster, 26 Sept. 1925; SS2, SS4, SS12.
    • “Post Office, The”, The Bell, XIX, April 1954, 5-26; SS6.
    • “Pot of Gold, A”, The Irish Statesman, 11, 26 July 1924, 615-17; SS1, SS4, SS8.
    • “Prey”, Outlook (London), LIX, 4 June 1927, 711-12; Bookman (NY), LXVI, Oct. 1927, 193-5. Ltd. edn., Red Barbara S Other Stories, London: Faber & Gwyer, NY: Crosby Gaige, 1928; SS3, SS4, SS12.
    • “Proclamation”, Yale Review, XXI, no. 1, Sept. 1931, 158-66; SS13.
    • “Public House at Night, A”, TP’s and Cassell’s Weekly, 15 Nov. 1924, 151.
    • “Public Scandal A”,Manchester Guardian, 9 Sept. 1925, 16.
    • “Reaping Race The”, The Dublin Magazine, II, Nov. 1924, 257-61; The Best Short Stories of 1926, ed. E J. O”Brien, London, 1927; SS2, SS4, SS12.
    • “Red Barbara”, The London Aphrodite, 11, Oct. 1928, 78-83; ltd. edn., Red Barbara & Other Stories, NY: Crosby Gaige, London: Faber & Gwyer, 1928. SS3, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS12.
    • “Red Petticoat, A”, Tomorrow, 1, Aug. 1924, 1, 3-4, 6. SS2, SS4, SS6, SS12.
    • “Rockfish, The”, SS1, SS4, SS6, SS8.
    • “Salted Goat, The”, The Irish Statesman, 1, 26 Jan. 1924, 616-17; SS13.
    • “Seal, The”, SS5.
    • “Secret Drinking”, This Quarter, 11, July-Aug-Sept. 1929, 109-14.
    • “Selling Pigs”, TP’s and Cassell’s Weekly, 19 Jan. 1924; The Golden Book Magazine, Xll, Sept. 1930, 54-6; SS1, SS9.
    • “Sensualist, The”, SS2.
    • “Shilling, A”, SS1, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
    • “Sinner, The”, SS3, SS4.
    • “Sniper, The”, The New Leader, 12 Jan. 1923; Scholastic, LXIX, 18 Oct. 1956, 18; SS1, SS4, SS8 “Sport: the Kill”, SS1, SS4, SS8.
    • “Spring Sowing”, TP’s and Cassell’s Weekly, 8 March 1924; The Best Short Stories of 1925, ed. E. J. O”Brien, London, 1926; Golden Book Magazine, Xl, May 1930, 36-8; Irish Press, 28 March 1946, 7; SS1, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
    • “Stolen Ass, The”, Manchester Guardian, 3 Dec. 1925; Lilliput, 11, 1938, 397-8, 400; SS2, SS4, SS12.
    • “Stone, The”, SS3, SS4, SS12.
    • “Stoney Batter”, SS2, SS4.
    • “Strange Disease, The”, The Bermondsey Book, A Quarterly Review of Life and Literature, V, Mar/May 1928, 32-7; later included in Seven Years Harvest: an anthology of the Bermondsey Book 1923-1930, ed. Sidney Gutman, London 1934; SS3, SS4, SS12.
    • “Strange Hen, The”, Lilliput, II, 1938, 146-8.
    • “Stream, The”, SS3, SS4, SS12.
    • “Struggle, The”, SS1, SS9.
    • “Swimming”, Weekly Westminster, 27 Dec. 1924, 274.
    • “Tent, The”, The Calendar of Modern Letters, 11, Oct. 1925, 104-11; Irish Writing no. 16, Sept. 1951, 11-17 [slightly different version]; 44 Irish Short Stories, ed. Devin A Garrity, NY: 1955, Irish Stories and Tales, ed. Devin A Garrity, NY: 1956; SS2, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
    • “Terrorist, The”, The New Coterie, II, Spring 1926, 52-6; ltd. edn., London: Archer, 1926; SS2, SS9.
    • “Test of Courage, The”, Esquire, XIX, Feb. 1943, 28, 129-30, 132, 134- SS13.
    • “Three Lambs”, SS1, SS4, SS8.
    • “Tide, The”, SS5, SS6, SS7.
    • “Tidy Tim’s Donkey”, Weekly Westminster, 5 Jan. 1924, 316.
    • “Tin Can”, Weekly Westminster, 3 Jan. 1925, 302; SS13.
    • “Tinker Woman’s Child, The”, TP’s and Cassell’s Weekly, 3 Oct. 1925, 759.
    • “Touch, The”, Irish Writing, I, 1946, 50-8 [text A]; American Mercury, LXIV, May 1947, 549-56 [text B]; SS5, SS6, SS7.
    • “Tramp, The”, SS1, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS8.
    • “Trapped”, SS2, SS4, SS12.
    • “Two Dogs”, Spectator, CXXXI, 8 Dec. 1923, 893; SS1, SS4, SS8.
    • “Two Lovely Beasts”, The Bell, XIII, Dec. 1946, 4-30; Story, XXXI, Nov-Dec. 1947 30-46; SS5, SS6.
    • “Tyrant, The”, Boohman (NY), LXV, Aug. 1927, 691-4; SS2.
    • “Unclean”, The Wild Swan, London: Joiner and Steele (W. Jackson),1932.
    • “Waterhen, The”, Esquire, X, Aug. 1938, 59, 147; SS5, SS6, SS7.
    • “Wave, The”, SS1, SS4, SS8.
    • “Wedding, The”, The Bell, XIII, Oct. 1946, 40-59; SS5, SS6.
    • “White Bitch, The”, Weekly Westminster, 7 June 1924, 176; SS13.
    • “Wild Goat’s Kid, The”, The Dublin Magazine, II, July 1925, 793-8; Dial, LXXIX, Aug. 1925, 137-43; Golden Book Magazine, V, April 1927, 451-4; SS2, SS4, SS6, SS7, SS12.
    • “Wild Man of County Galway, The”, Collier’s, CXXXI, 18 April 1953, 54-63 [cut and altered version of “The Post Office”).
    • “Wild Sow, The”, New Statesman, XXIII 26 April 1924, 65-6; SS1, SS4, SS8.
    • “Wild Stallions”, SS13.
    • “Wild Swan, The”, The Wild Swan, London: Joiner and Steele, 1932; The Evening Standard Book of Best Short Stories, 2nd. ser., London, 1934; SS6.
    • “Wing Three quarter, The”, SS2, SS4, SS6, SS12.
    • “Wolf Lanigan’s Death”, The Irish Statesman, II, 7 June 1924, 391-3; SS1, SS4, SS8.
    • “Wounded Cormorant, The”, The Nation (London), XXXVIII, 28 Nov. 1925, 317-18; 1000 Years of Irish Prose, ed. Mercier and Greene, NY, 1952; SS2, SS4 SS6, SS7, SS12.
    • “Wren’s Nest, The”, The New Leader, 9 May 1924; SS1, SS4, SS8.
    • “Your Honour”, Manchester Guardian, 24 Dec. 1925; Living Age, CCCXXVIII, 20 March 1926, 643-5; SS2, SS9.

     

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