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James Stephens


Ireland (1882 - 1950)

James Stephens was an Irish novelist and poet. He wrote many retellings of Irish myths and fairy tales. His retellings are marked by a rare combination of humor and lyricism.
 
Anthologies edited
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Anthologies containing stories by James Stephens
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Short stories
The Romance of Angus Og and Caer (1924)
The Story of Midir and Etain (1924)
The Tale of Nera (1924)
Desire (1928)


James Stephens recommends
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The Worm Ouroboros (1922)
E R Eddison
"Mr Eddison is a vast man. He needed a whole cosmos to play in, and created one; and he forged a prose to tell of it that is as gigantic as his tale."