Other Literary Forms

(Critical Edition of Dramatic Literature)

William Trevor’s reputation rests primarily on his fiction, especially the short stories that have been published widely in periodicals in the United States and Great Britain and in collections. His novels have received acclaim as well. Approximately thirty-seven of his stories have been adapted for British television. At least fifteen of his plays have been adapted for radio, a few specifically written for radio. Some of his stories and novels have been adapted to the screen. He also has written some nonfiction, A Writer’s Ireland: Landscape in Literature (1984) and Excursions in the Real World (1993), a collection of memoirs.