WorldCat Identities

Lavin, Mary 1912-1996

Overview
Works: 128 works in 445 publications in 3 languages and 11,325 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Short stories  Interviews  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6023.A914, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Mary Lavin
 
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Most widely held works by Mary Lavin
Collected stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Green Grave and the Black Grave; At Sallygap; The Cemetery in the Demesne, Sunday Brings Sunday; The Long Ago; A Happy Death; The Sand Castle; The Small Bequest; A Visit to the Cemetery; A Tragedy; The Long Holidays; My Vocation; Frail Vessel; Brigid; The Great Wave; The Mouse; The Living; In the Middle of the Fields, The Cuckoo-Spit; Happiness; The New Gardener
A memory and other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of the fields, and other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An arrow in flight, or a flash of forked lightning: you know the way a flash of lightning appears to be there all in the sky at once? Beginning, middle and end, all there at once. First published in the 1960s to great critical acclaim, Mary Lavin's In the Middle of the Fields explores lives that are rich and secretive, peculiar and intimate, and poignant and restrictive with sharp insight into the quiet tragedies and joys of humanity. Searing with an intimate and often effortless wisdom and mystery, Mary Lavin's exploration of the private and heart-breaking issues that define us all will have a lasting impression, as well as offering a dynamic view of the restrictive, Catholic, patriarchal society of 1960s Ireland
The house in Clewe street by Mary Lavin( Book )

34 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happiness, and other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five short stories set in Ireland. As in "Happiness", where a young widow defies local conventions in her determination to be happy, the central themes are concern for the survival of the human spirit, and the right of the individual to decide moral issues in the light of private conscience. a characteristic of the author's work is her ability to move successfully from tragedy to humane farce, often within the same story
The shrine, and other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

14 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great wave, and other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven new stories of Ireland, some of which first appeared in "The New Yorker."
Mary O'Grady by Mary Lavin( Book )

18 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in English and Dutch and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from Bective bridge by Mary Lavin( Book )

28 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second-best children in the world by Mary Lavin( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children take a trip around the world to give their parents a rest from taking care of them
The stories of Mary Lavin by Mary Lavin( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A likely story by Mary Lavin( Book )

12 editions published between 1957 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a cafe : selected stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Becker wives by Mary Lavin( Book )

16 editions published between 1946 and 1971 in English and Dutch and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oorspronkelijke titel en uitgave: The Becker Wives, 1971
A family likeness and other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Sallygap, and other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The patriot son, and other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single lady, & other stories by Mary Lavin( Book )

7 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the widow's son by Mary Lavin( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story with two endings tells how a hard-working widow loses the son she cherishes
 
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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.03 for Folk women ... to 0.88 for Das Kurzge ...)

In a cafe : selected stories
Alternative Names
Mary Lavin escritora irlandesa

Mary Lavin Irish writer

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Languages
English (277)

German (3)

Dutch (2)

Covers
In a cafe : selected storiesFolk women and indirection in Morrison, Ní Dhuibhne, Hurston, and LavinThe four seasons of Mary LavinShort story criticism : criticism of the works of short fiction writersFolk women and indirection in Morrison, Ní Dhuibhne, Hurston, and Lavin