Chapter 18. Frank O'Connor: “Guests of the Nation” and “My Oedipus Complex”

  1. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm Associate Professor2 and
  2. David Malcolm Professor3
  1. Greg Winston Associate Professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304770.ch18

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

How to Cite

Winston, G. (2008) Frank O'Connor: “Guests of the Nation” and “My Oedipus Complex”, in A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story (eds C. A. Malcolm and D. Malcolm), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304770.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of American Studies, University of Gdańsk, Poland

  2. 3

    English Institute, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Author Information

  1. Husson College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145374

Online ISBN: 9781444304770

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Keywords:

  • Frank O'Connor's first published work of short fiction;
  • Frank O'Connor and Short Stories;
  • “My Oedipus Complex” - fuses ancient and modern elements in original playful fashion;
  • Freudian pattern predicted in the story's title;
  • Western literature since The Odyssey and Freudian psychology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading