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A Flann O'Brien checklist.


O'Brien, Flann. At Swim-Two-Birds. 1939; London: Penguin, 1980; Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1998.

--. At War. Ed. John Wyse Jackson. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2003.

--. An Beal Bocht. 1941. Trans. Patrick C. Power. The Poor Mouth. 1973; London: Grafton, 1986; Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1996.

--. The Dalkey Archive. 1964; London: Picador, 1976; Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1993.

--. The Hard Life. 1961; London: Grafton, 1986; Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1994.

--. Rhapsody in Stephen's Green: The Insect Play. Ed. Robert Tracy. Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1994.

--. Stories and Plays. Ed. Claud Cockburn. 1973; London: Grafton, 1986.

--. The Third Policeman. 1967; London: Grafton, 1986; Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1999.

na gCopaleen, Myles. Flann O'Brien at War. Ed. John Wyse Jackson. London: Duckworth, 1999.

na Gopaleen, Myles. The Best of Myles. 1968. Ed. Kevin O'Nolan. London: Grafton, 1989; Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1999.

--. "Cruiskeen Lawn." Irish Times. 4 October 1940-1 April 1966.

--. Further Cuttings from Cruiskeen Lawn. Ed. Kevin O'Nolan. London: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1976; Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2000.

--. The Hair of the Dogma: A Further Selection from "Cruiskeen Lawn." 1977. Ed. Kevin O'Nolan. London: Grafton, 1987.

--. Miles Away From Dublin. 1985. Ed. Martin Green. London: Grafton, 1987.

--. Myles Before Miles: A Selection of the Earlier Writings of Brian O'Nolan. Ed. John Wyse Jackson. London: Grafton, 1983.

--. The Various Lives of Keats and Chapman and The Brother. 1976. Ed. Benedict Kiely. London: Grafton, 1988.

O Nuallain, Brian. Mairead Gillan. Baile Atha Cliath: Oifig an tSolathair, 1953. [Translation of stage play Margaret Gillan by Brinsley MacNamara (first performed at the Abbey Theatre in 1933). London: Allen & Unwin, 1934].

--. "Naduir-fhiliocht na Gaedhilge" (Irish Nature Poetry) MA thesis, UCD, 1934.


Brian O'Nolan Manuscript Collection. Special collections Research Center, Morris Library. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois.

Flann O'Brien collection. Archives and Manuscripts, John J. Burns Library. Boston College.

Flann O'Brien Manuscripts and criticism, 1934-1989. Harry Ransom Humanities Re search Center. University of Texas at Austin.


Barnabas, Brother [Brian O'Nolan]. "Scenes in a Novel." Comhthrom Feinne 8.2 (May 1934). Repr. Clissmann, Anne, and David Powell. Eds. The Journal of Irish Literature 3.1 (January 1974). Special Flann O'Brien issue. California: Proscenium, 1974: 14-18.

na Gopaleen, Myles. "Baudelaire and Kavanagh." Envoy 3.12 (November 1952): 78-81.

--. "De Me." New Ireland. (March 1964): 41-42.

--. "Two in One" [short story]. The Bell 19.8 (July 1954): 30-34.

Nolan, Brian. "The Martyr's Crown" [short story]. Envoy 1.3 (February 1950): 57-62.

O'Brien, Flann. "The Dance Halls." The Bell 1.5 (February 1941): 44-52.

--. "Going to the Dogs." The Bell 1.1 (October 1940): 19-24.

--. "John Duffy's Brother" [short story]. Story 19.90 (July-August, 1941): 65-68.

--. "The Trade in Dublin." The Bell 1.2 (November 1940): 6-15.

O'Nolan, Brian. "A Sheaf of Letters" Ed. Robert Hogan and Gordon Henderson. Repr.

Clissmann and Powell: 65-103.


Anderson, Samuel. "Pink Paper and the Composition of Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." MA Thesis. Louisiana State University, 2002. Accessed 12 April 2011. < unrestricted/Anderson_thesis.pdf>.

Asbee, Sue. Flann O'Brien. Twayne's English Authors series. Boston: Twayne, 1991.

Baines, Jennika. Ed. "Is It About a Bicycle?": Flann O'Brien in the Twenty-First Century. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011.

Bohman-Kalaja, Kimberly. Reading Games: An Aesthetics of Play in Flann O'Brien, Samuel Beckett, and Georges Perec. Illinois: Dalkey Archive Press, 2007.

Booker, M. Keith. Flann O'Brien, Bakhtin, and Menippean Satire. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1995.

Brooker, Joseph. Flann O'Brien. Writers and their Work series. Tavistock: Northcote House, 2005.

Clissmann, Anne. Flann O'Brien: A Critical Introduction to his Writings. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1975.

--, and David Powell. Eds. The Journal of Irish Literature 3.1 (January 1974). Special Flann O'Brien issue. California: Proscenium, 1974.

Clune [Clissmann], Anne, and Tess Hurson. Eds. Conjuring Complexities: Essays on Flann O'Brien. Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies, 1997.

Costello, Peter, and Peter van de Kamp. Flann O'Brien: An Illustrated Biography. Lon don: Bloomsbury, 1987.

Cronin, Anthony. No Laughing Matter: The Life and Times of Flann O'Brien. London: Grafton, 1989.

Davis, Victoria. "Restating a Parochial Vision: A Reconsideration of Patrick Kavanagh, Flann O'Brien, and Brendan Behan." PhD Dissertation. The University of Texas at Austin, 2005. Accessed 12 April 2011. <>.

Donohue, Keith. The Irish Anatomist: A Study of Flann O'Brien. Bethesda, MD: Aca demica Press, 2002.

Epp, Michael Henry. "Saving Cruiskeen Lawn: Satirical Parody in the Novels and Journalism of Flann O'Brien (Myles na gCopaleen)." MA Thesis. McGill University, Toronto, 1999. Accessed 12 April 2011. < MQ50512.pdf>.

Foster, Thomas C. Ed. A Casebook on Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds. Illinois: Dalkey Archive Press, 2004. Accessed 12 April 2011. < GCOI=15647100481040>.

Gillespie, Alana. "Brian O'Nolan's Comic and Critical Reconception of Narratives of the Embellished Past in Independent Ireland, 1938-1966." PhD Dissertation. Utrecht University, 2010. Accessed 12 April 2011. < UUindex.html>.

Imhof, Rudiger. Ed. Alive-Alive O!: Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds. Dublin: Wolfhound, 1985.

Jones, Stephen. Ed. A Flann O'Brien Reader. New York: Viking Press, 1978.

O'Keeffe, Timothy. Ed. Myles: Portraits of Brian O'Nolan. London: Martin Brian & O'Keeffe, 1973.

O Nuallain, Ciaran. The Early Years of Brian O'Nolan / Flann O'Brien / Myles na gCopaleen. Trans. from the Irish by Roisin Ni Nuallain. Ed. Niall O'Nolan. Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1998.

Robin, Thierry. Flann O'Brien: Un Voyageur au bout du langage. Rennes, France: PU de Rennes, 2008.

Shea, Thomas F. Flann O'Brien's Exorbitant Novels. Lewisburg: Bucknell Univ. Press, 1992; London: Associated University Presses, 1992.

Taaffe, Carol. Ireland Through the Looking Glass: Flann O'Brien, Myles na gCopaleen and Irish Cultural Debate. Cork: Cork Univ. Press, 2008.

Thibodeau, Clay. "Treating the Literary Literally: The Reflexive Structure of Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." MA Thesis. University of Saskatchewan, 2003. Accessed 12 April 2011. < Thibodeau.pdf>.

Wappling, Eva. "Four Irish Legendary Figures in At Swim-Two-Birds: Flann O'Brien's Use of Finn, Suibhne, the Pooka and the Good Fairy" Diss. Uppsala University, 1984.

Yurkoski, Chris. "Self-evident Shams: Metafiction and Comedy in Three of Flann O'Brien's Novels" MA Thesis. University of Western Ontario, 1998. Accessed 12 Apri1 2011. < tape15/PQDD_0010/MQ33473.pdf>.


Anspaugh, Kelly. "Flann O'Brien: Postmodern Judas." Notes on Modern Irish Literature 4 (1992): 11-16.

Baines, Jennika. "A Rock and a Hard Place: Sweeny as Sisyphus and Job in Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Ed. Edwina Keown and Carol Taaffe. Irish Modernism: Origins, Contexts, Publics. Oxford & New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2010. 145-58.

Benstock, Bernard. "The Three Faces of Brian O'Nolan." Eire-Ireland 3.3 (Autumn 1968): 51-65.

Bobotis, Andrea. "Queering Knowledge in Flann O'Brien's The Third Policeman." Irish University Review 32.2 (Autumn/Winter 2002): 242-58.

Booker, M. Keith. "The Bicycle and Descartes: Epistemology in the Fiction of Beckett and O'Brien." Eire-Ireland 26.1 (Spring 1991): 76-94.

--. "Science, Philosophy, and The Third Policeman: Flann O'Brien and the Epistemology of Futility." South Atlantic Review 56. 4 (November 1991): 37-56.

--. "The Dalkey Archive: Flann O'Brien's Critique of Mastery." Irish University Review Vol. 23, No. 2 (Autumn-Winter, 1993): 269-285.

Borges, Jorges Luis. "When Fiction Lives in Fiction" (1939) [review of At Swim-Two-Birds]. The Total Library: Non-Fiction: 1922-1986. Ed. Eliot Weinberger. Trans. Esther Allen, Suzanne Jill Levine, and Eliot Weinberger. London: Allen Lane/Penguin Press, 1999. 160-62.

Breuer, Rolf. "Flann O'Brien and Samuel Beckett." Irish University Review 37.2 (Autumn/Winter 2007): 340-51.

Brooker, Joseph. "Estopped By Grand Playsaunce: Flann O'Brien's Post-Colonial Lore." Journal of Law and Society, 31:1 (March 2004), 15-37.

--. "Mind That Crowd : Flann O'Brien's Authors." Authorship in Context: From the Theoretical to the Material. Ed. Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi and Polina Mackay. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007:91-110.

--. "Irish Mimes: Flann O'Brien." The Blackwell Companion to Irish Literature, Volume Two: The Twentieth Century. Ed. Julia M. Wright. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010: 176-191.

--. "Flann O'Brien." Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2006.

Brown, Terence. "Post-modernists: Samuel Beckett and Flann O'Brien." The Literature of Ireland: Criticism and Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010. 104-121.

Browne, Joseph. "Flann O'Brien: Post Joyce or Propter Joyce?." Eire-Ireland 19.4 (Winter 1984): 148-57.

Burgess, Anthony. "Flann O'Brien: A Note." Etudes Irlandaises 7 (December 1982): 83-86.

Chace, William M. "Joyce and Flann O'Brien." Eire-Ireland 22.4 (Winter 1987): 140-52.

Clissmann, Anne. "Brian alias Myles alias Flann." The Word (September 1977): 11-13. Clune, Anne. "Flann O'Brien: Twenty Years On." The Linen Hall Review Vol. 3, No. 2 (Summer 1986): 4-7.

Cohen, David. "An Atomy of the Novel: Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Twentieth Century Literature 39.2 (Summer 1993): 208-29.

--. "James Joyce and the Decline of Flann O'Brien." Eire-Ireland 22.2 (Summer 1987): 153-60.

Comer, Todd A. "A Mortal Agency: Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Journal of Modern Literature 31.2 (Winter 2008): 104-114.

Conte, Joseph M. "Metaphor and Metonymy in Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Review of Contemporary Fiction 5.1 (1985): 128-34.

Cooper, Stanford Lee. "Eire's Columnist: An Interview with Brian O'Nolan." Time Magazine (23 August 1943): 90-92.

Costello, Peter. "Mylesian Mysteries." Sunday Independent (6 December 1987).

Coulouma, Flore. "Transgressive and Subversive: Flann O'Brien's Tales of the In-Between." Ed. Ciaran Ross. Sub-Versions: Trans-National Readings of Modern Irish Literature. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 2010. 65-85.

Cronin, Anthony. Chapter 6 [on Brian O'Nolan]. Dead as Doornails. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1986.

Curran, Steve. "'No, This is not from The Bell': Brian O'Nolan's 1943 Cruiskeen Lawn Anthology." Eire-Ireland 32.2-3 (Summer-Autumn 1997): 79-92.

Davison, Neil R. "'We are not a doctor for the body': Catholicism, the Female Grotesque, and Flann O'Brien's The Hard Life." Literature and Psychology: A Journal of Psychoanalytic and Cultural Criticism 45.4 (1999): 31-57.

Devlin, Joseph. "The Politics of Comedy in At Swim-Two-Birds." Eire-Ireland 27.4 (Winter 1992): 91-105.

Dewsnap, Terence. "Flann O'Brien and the Politics of Buffoonery." Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 19.1 (July 1993): 22-36.

Dobbins, Gregory. "Constitutional Laziness and the Novel: Idleness, Irish Modernism, and Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Novel: A Forum on Fiction 42.1 (2009): 86-108.

Doherty, Francis. "Flann O'Brien's Existentialist Hell." Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 15.2 (December 1989): 51-67.

Donovan, Stewart. "Finn in Shabby Digs: Myth and the Reductionist Process in At Swim-Two-Birds. Antigonish Review 89 (1992): 147-53.

Downum, Denell. "Citation and Spectrality in Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Irish University Review 36.2 (Autumn/Winter 2006): 304-20.

Dotterer, Ronald. L. "Flann O'Brien, James Joyce, and The Dalkey Archive," New Hibernia Review 8.2 (Summer 2004): 54-63.

Esty, Joshua. "Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds and the Post-Post Debate." ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 26.4 (October 1995): 23-46.

Evans, Eibhlin. "'A Lacuna in the Palimpsest': A Reading of Flann O'Brien's At Swim Two-Birds." Critical Survey 15.1 (January 2003): 91-107.

Fackler, Herbert V. "Flann O'Brien's The Third Policeman: Banjaxing Natural Order," The South Central Bulletin 38.4 (Winter, 1978): 142-45.

Gallagher, Monique. "Flann O'Brien: Myles from Dublin." The Princess Grace Library Lectures, 7. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1991. 7-24.

--. "Flann O'Brien: jeu et double-jeu." Cycnos 10.2 (1993): 75-84.

--. "The Poor Mouth: Flann O'Brien and the Gaeltacht." Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review Vol. 72, No. 287 (Autumn, 1983): 231-241.

--. "Reflecting Mirrors in Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Journal of Narrative Technique 22.2 (Spring 1992): 128-35.

Giebus, Jay. "Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review Vol. 80, No. 317 (Spring, 1991): 65-76.

Harriman, Lucas. "Flann O'Brien's Creative Betrayal of Joyce." New Hibernia Review 14:4 (Winter 2010): 90-109.

Hassett, Joseph M. "Flann O'Brien and the Idea of the City." The Irish Writer and the City. Ed. Maurice Harmon. New Jersey: Barnes and Noble; Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1984. 115-24.

Henry, P. L. "The Structure of Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Irish University Review 20.1 (1990): 35-40.

Higgins, Aidan. "The Faceless Creator." The Journal of the American Irish Historical Society 8.1 (Spring 1995): 30-35.

--. "The Hidden Narrator," Asylum Arts Review 1.1 (Autumn 1995): 2-7.

Hogan, Thomas. "Myles na gCopaleen." The Bell 13.2 (November 1946): 129-40.

Hopper, Keith. "The balm and the bane of the intelligentsia" [review of "Is It About a Bicycle?": Flann O'Brien in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Jennika Baines (Four Courts Press, 2011)], Irish Times (26 March 2011), Weekend Review section: 11.

--. "The Dismemberment of Orpheus: Flann O'Brien and the Censorship Code." Barcelona English Language and Literature Studies (Proceedings of 1999 IASIL Conference), no. 11 (2000): 119-131. Revised and expanded version in Literature and Ethics: Questions of Responsibility in Literary Studies. Eds. Neil Murphy, Brendan Quigley and Tamara Wagner. New York: Cambria Press, 2009. 221-41.

--. "Delighted and Daunted: Reading and Re-reading Flann O'Brien's The Third Police man." Printed Project 12: Virtual Fictional (July 2010): 78-87.

Huber, Werner. "Flann O'Brien and the Language of the Grotesque." Anglo-Irish and Irish Literature: Aspects of Language and Culture. Eds. Birgit Bramsback & Martin Croghan. Uppsala: Uppsala University, 1988. 123-30.

Hughes, Eamonn. "Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds in the age of mechanical reproduction." Irish Modernism: Origins, Contexts, Publics. Ed. Edwina Keown and Carol Taaffe. Oxford & New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2010. 111-28.

Hunt, Roy L. "Hell Goes Round and Round: Flann O'Brien." Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 14.2 (January 1989): 60-73.

Imhof, Rudiger. "Chinese Box: Flann O'Brien in the Metafiction of Alasdair Gray, John Fowles and Robert Coover." Eire-Ireland 25.1 (Spring 1990): 64-79.

--. "Cronin's Miles Inglorious" [review of No Laughing Matter: The Life and Times of Flann O'Brien by Anthony Cronin]. Irish Times (11 November 1989).

--. "Flann O'Brien: A Checklist." Etudes Irlandaises 4 (1979): 125-48.

Ingersoll, Earl G. "Irish Jokes: A Lacanian Reading of Short Stories by James Joyce, Flann O'Brien, and Bryan MacMahon." Studies in Short Fiction 27.2 (Spring 1990): 237-45.

Jacek, Eva. "The Conundrum of Cliches: Flann O'Brien's "The Catechism of Cliche" and Jonathan Swift's A Complete Collection of Genteel and Ingenious Conversation (Polite Conversation)." Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 25.1-2 (July-December 1999): 497-509.

--. "Schemers and Squanderers: Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal and Flann O'Brien's Slattery's Sago Saga." New Hibernia Review Vol. 2, No. 2 (Summer, 1998): 100-115.

Jacquin, Danielle. "Never Apply Your Front Breaks First, or Flann O'Brien and the Theme of the Fall." The Irish Novel in Our Time. Ed. Patrick Rafroidi and Maurice Harmon. Lille: Publications de l'Universite de Lille III, 1976. 187-97.

Janik, Del Ivan. "Flann O'Brien: The Novelist as Critic." Eire-Ireland 4.4 (Winter 1969): 64-72.

Johnston, Denis. "Myles na Gopaleen." Myth and Reality in Irish Literature. Ed. Joseph Ronsley. Ontario: Wilfred Laurier Univ. Press, 1977. 297-304.

Kemnitz, Charles. "Beyond the Zone of Middle Dimensions: A Relativistic Reading of The Third Policeman." Irish University Review 15.1 (Spring 1985): 56-72.

Kennedy, Conan. Looking for De Selby (Killala, Mayo: Morrigan, 1998). 31 pp.

Kennedy, Maurice. "At Swim-Two-Birds." Irish Times (5 November 1962).

Kennedy, Sighle. "The Devil and Holy Water: Samuel Beckett's Murphy and Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Modern Irish Literature. Eds. Raymond A. Porter and James D. Brophy. New York: Iona College Press, 1972. 251-60.

Kenner, Hugh. "The Mocker." A Colder Eye: The Modern Irish Writers. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. 253-61.

Kiberd, Declan. "Flann O'Brien, Myles, and The Poor Mouth." Inventing Ireland: The Literature of the Modern Nation. London: Vintage, 1996. 497-512.

Kiely, Benedict. "Bells are Ringing for a Work of High Genius." Irish Press (11 November 1961).

--. "Fun After Death." New York Times Book Review (12 November 1967).

--. "Rare Roads to Hell." Irish Times (2 September 1967).

Kilroy, Thomas. "Tellers of Tales." Times Literary Supplement (17 March 1972): 301-02.

--. "The Year in Review." Irish University Review 5.1 (Spring 1968): 112-17.

Lanters, Jose. "Fiction within Fiction: The Role of the Author in Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds and The Third Policeman." Dutch Quarterly Review of Anglo-American Letters 13 (1983): 267-81.

--. "Flann O'Brien (1911-1966)." Unauthorised Versions: Irish Menippean Satire, 1919-1952. Washington D.C.: Catholic Univ. of America Press, 2000. 173-234.

--. "'Still Life' Versus Real Life: The English Writings of Brian O'Nolan." Explorations in the Field of Nonsense. Ed. Wim Tigges. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1987. 161-81.

Lee, L.L. "The Dublin Cowboys of Flann O'Brien." Western American Literature 4.3 (Fall 1969): 219-25.

MacMahon, Barbara. "The Effects of Word Substitution in Slips of the Tongue: Finnegans Wake and The Third Policeman." English Studies 82.3 (2001): 231-46.

MacPiarais, Micheal. "Postmodern and Postcolonial Tensions in Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." New Voices in Irish Literary Criticism: Ireland in Theory. Eds. Cathy McGlynn & Paula Murphy. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2007. 55-68.

Martin, Augustine. "Worlds Within Worlds." Irish Press (23 September 1967).

Maslen, R.W. "Flann O'Brien's Bombshells: At Swim-Two-Birds and The Third Policeman." New Hibernia Review Vol 10, No. 4, (Winter 2006): 84-10

Mathewes, Jeffrey. "The Manichaean Body in The Third Policeman: or Why Joe's Skin Is Scaly." The Scriptorium: Flann O'Brien. Accessed 21 January 2008. < obrien_mathewes.pdf>.

Mays, J.C.C. "Brian O'Nolan and Joyce on Art and Life." James Joyce Quarterly 11.3 (Spring 1974): 238-56.

--. "Flann O'Brien, Beckett and the Undecidable Text of Ulysses." Irish University Review Vol. 22, No. 1, Serving the Word: Essays and Poems in Honour of Maurice Harmon (Spring-Summer, 1992): 127-134.

Mazullo, Concetta. "Flann O'Brien's Hellish Otherworld: From Buile Suibhne to The Third Policeman." Irish University Review 25.2 (Autumn/Winter 1995): 318-27.

McGuire, Jerry L. "Teasing after Death: Metatextuality in The Third Policeman." Eire-Ireland 16.2 (Summer 1981): 107-21.

McKibben, Sarah E. "An Beal Bocht: Mouthing Off at National Identity." Eire-Ireland 38.1-2 (Spring-Summer 2003): 37-53.

--. "The Poor Mouth: A Parody of (Post)Colonial Irish Manhood." Research in African Literatures 34.4 (Winter 2003): 96-114.

McLoughlin, Michael. "At Swim Six Characters or Two Birds in Search of an Author: Fiction, Metafiction and Reality in Pirandello and Flann O'Brien." Yearbook of the Society for Pirandello Studies 12 (1992): 24-31.

McMullen, Kim. "Culture as Colloquy: Flann O'Brien's Postmodern Dialogue with Irish Tradition," NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction 27.1 (Autumn 1993): 62-84.

McWilliams, Brendan. "Winds of a Different Hue." Irish Times (11 December 1992).

Mellamphy, Ninian. "Aestho-autogamy and the Anarchy of Imagination: Flann O'Brien's Theory of Fiction in At Swim-Two-Birds. Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 4.1 (June 1978): 8-25.

Mercier, Vivian. "At Swim-Two-Birds." Commonweal 54.3 (27 April 1951): 68-69.

Merritt, Henry. "Games, Ending and Dying in Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Irish University Review 25 (Autumn/Winter 1995): 308-17.

Mihalycsa, Erika. "Hybridity and Parody in Ulysses and Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds." Philologia 3 (2007): 169-180.

Montgomery, Niall. "An Aristrophanic Sorcerer." Irish Times (2 April 1966).

Montresor, Jaye Berman. "Gilbert Sorrentino: At Swim in the Wake of His Gene Pool." Modern Language Studies 23.2 (Spring 1993): 4-12.

Murfi, Mikel. Dir. John Duffy's Brother. Ireland: Park Films, 2006. 14 mins.

Murphy, Neil. "Flann O'Brien." The Review of Contemporary Fiction 25.3 (Fall 2005): 7-41.

--. "Ambiguity, Dissent, and Anxiety: Anti-Realism in the 20th Century Irish Short Story." Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction. 9:2: 10-26.

O'Brien, Kate. "Fiction" [includes review of At Swim-Two-Birds]. Spectator (14 April 1939): 646.

O Conaire, Breandan. "Flann O'Brien, An Beal Bocht and Other Irish Matters." Irish University Review 3.2 (Autumn, 1973): 121-40.

O'Donoghue, Bernard. "Humour and Verbal Logic." Critical Quarterly 24.1 (Spring 1982): 33-40.

O'Grady, Thomas B. "At Swim-Two-Birds and the Bardic Schools." Eire-Ireland 24.3 (Autumn 1989): 65-77.

O Hainle, Cathal G. "Fionn and Suibhne in At Swim-Two-Birds." Hermathena 142 (1987): 13-49.

O'Hara, Patricia. "Finn MacCool and the Bard's Lament in Flann O'Brien's At Swim Two-Birds." Journal of Irish Literature 15.1 (January 1986): 55-61.

O'Hehir, Brendan P. "Flann O'Brien and the Big World." Literary Interrelations: Ireland, England and the World. Studies in English and Comparative Literature, vol. 3: National Images and Stereotypes. Ed. Wolfgang Zach and Heinz Kosok, Tubingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 1987). 207-16.

Orvell, Miles. "Entirely Fictitious: The Fiction of Flann O'Brien." Alive-Alive O!: Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds. Ed. Rudiger Imhof. Dublin: Wolfhound, 1985. 101-06.

--, and David Powell. "Myles na Gopaleen: Mystic, Horse-Doctor, Hackney Journalist and Ideological Catalyst" Eire-Ireland 10.2 (Summer 1975): 44-72.

O'Toole, Mary A. "The Theory of Serialism in The Third Policeman." Irish University Review 18.2 (Autumn 1988): 215-25.

Otoiu, Adrian, "From At Swim-Two-Birds to La Doi Lebadoi: Translating Flann O'Brien into Romanian." Internationalist Review of Irish Culture (Spring 2007): 63-83.

Palm, Kurt. Dir. In Schwimmen-Zwei-Vogel [At Swim-Two-Birds]. Austria: Fischer. Film, 1997. 93 mins.

Pinsker, Sanford. "Flann O'Brien's Uncles and Orphans." Eire-Ireland 20.2 (Summer 1985): 133-38.

Powell, David. "An Annotated Bibliography of Myles na gCopaleen's 'Cruiskeen Lawn' Commentaries on James Joyce." James Joyce Quarterly 9.1 (Fall 1971): 50-62.

Power, Mary. "Flann O'Brien and Classical Satire: An Exegesis of The Hard Life." Eire-Ireland 13.1 (Spring 1978): 87-102.

Quintelli-Neary, Marguerite. "Flann O'Brien: At Swim-Two-Birds, The Third Policeman--Temporal and Spatial Incongruities." Folklore and the Fantastic in Twelve Modern Irish Novels. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1997. 83-97.

Riggs, Padraigin, and Norman Vance. "Irish Prose Fiction" [includes section on Flann O'Brien]. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Irish Culture. Ed. Joe Cleary and Claire Connolly. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005. 245-66.

Roberts, Ruth. "At Swim-Two-Birds as Self-evident Sham" Eire-Ireland 6.2 (Summer 1971): 76-97.

Sage, Lorna. "Flann O'Brien" Two Decades of Irish Writing: A Critical Survey. Ed. Douglas Dunn. Pennsylvania: Dufour, 1975. 197-206.

Shea, Thomas F. "Flann O'Brien and John Keats: "John Duffy's Brother" and Train Allusions." Eire-Ireland 24.2 (Summer 1989): 109-20.

--. "Patrick McGinley's Impressions of Flann O'Brien: The Devil's Diary and At Swim-Two-Birds." Twentieth Century Literature 40.2 (Summer 1994): 272-81.

Sheridan, Niall. "Brian, Flann and Myles." Irish Times (2 April 1966). Silverthorne J. M. "Time, Literature, and Failure: Flann O'Brien's At Swim-Two-Birds and The Third Policeman." Eire-Ireland 11.4 (Winter 1976): 66-83.

Sorrentino, Gilbert. "Reading Flann Brian O'Brien O'Nolan." Context 1 (April 2005). Accessed 12 April 2011. <>.

Spenser, Andrew. "Many Worlds: The New Physics in Flann O'Brien's The Third Policeman." Eire-Ireland 30.1 (Spring 1995): 145-58.

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