The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories, ed. William Trevor (London: OUP 1989), 587pp.

Contents p.

INTRODUCTION - as supra

 
  • “The Hour of Death”
  • “Fionn in Search of his Youth”
  • “Cromwell and the Friar”
  • “The Girl and the Sailor”
  • “The Four-leafed Shamrock and the Cock”
  • “The Cow that Ate the Piper”
  • “Conal and Donal and Taig”
  • Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774), “Adventures of a Strolling Player”
  • Maria Edgeworth (1767-1849) “The Limerick Gloves”
  • William Carleton (1794-1869), “The Death of a Devotee”
  • Gerald Griffin (1803-1840), “The Brown Man”
  • Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873), “Green Tea”
  • George Moore (1852-1933), “Albert Nobbs”
  • Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), “The Sphinx Without a Secret”
  • E. OE. Somerville & Martin Ross (1858-1949 & 1862-1915), “Philippa’s Fox-Hunt”
  • Daniel Corkery (1878-1964), “The Priest”
  • Seumas O‘Kelly (1881-1918), “The Weaver’s Grave”
  • James Joyce (1882-1941), “The Dead”
  • Padraic Ó Conaire (1882-1928), “My Little Black Ass”
  • James Stephens (1882-1950), “The Triangle”
  • Joyce Cary (1888-1957), “Bush River”
  • Liam O’Flaherty (1896-1984), “The Pedlar’s Revenge”
    —, “The Fanatic”
  • Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973), “Her Table Spread”
  • Sean O’Faolain (1900-), “The Faithless Wife’
    —, “The Sugawn Chair”
  • Frank O’Connor (1903-1966), “Guests of the Nation”
    —, “The Majesty of the Law”
  • Patrick Boyle (1905-1982), “Pastorale”
  • Mairtín Ó Cadhain (1906-1970), “The Hare-Lip”
  • Michael McLaverty (1907- ), “The Poteen Maker”
  • Bryan MacMahon (1909- ), “The Ring”
  • Mary Lavin (1912- ), “Sarab”
  • Terence de Vere White (1912- ), “Desert Island”
  • Benedict Kiely (1919- ), “The Pilgrims”
  • James Plunkett (1920- ), “Weep for Our Pride”
  • Val Mulkerns (1925- ), “Loser”
  • Aidan Higgins (1927- ), “The Bird I Fancied”
  • William Trevor (1928- ), “Death in Jerusalem”
  • Brian Friel (1929- ), “The Diviner”
  • John Montague (1929- ), “An Occasion of Sin”
  • Edna O’Brien (1932- ), “Irish Revel”
  • Julia O’Faolain (1933- ), “First Conjugation”
  • John McGahern (1934- ), “The Beginning of an Idea”
  • Bernard McLaverty (1942- ), “Life Drawing”
  • Desmond Hogan (1951- ), “The Airedale”
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