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Flowering Judas



The short story “Flowering Judas” by Katherine Anne Porter was first published in 1930. It is the story of a young American woman in Mexico during the 1920s, shortly after the Mexican revolution. Flowering Judas is also the title of her first collection of short stories.


Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PS3531 .O752



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Bloom, Harold (ed.).  Bloom’s Major Short Story Writers: Katherine Anne Porter.  2001.

                       Call Number:  PS3531 .O752 Z69 2001

  • Bloom, Harold (ed.).  Modern Critical Views: Katherine Anne Porter. 1986.

                        Call Number:  PS3531 .O752 Z69 1986.

  • Brinkmeyer, Robert H., Jr.  Katherine Anne Porter’s Artistic Development. 1993.

                       Call Number:  PS3531 .O752 Z53 1998

  • Porter, Katherine Anne.  The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter.  2000.

                       Call Number:  PS3531 .O752 A6 1972.

  •  Titus, Mary.  The Ambivalent Art of Katherine Anne Porter.  2005.

                       Call Number:  PS3531 .O752 Z826 2005.



LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Porter, Katherine Anne
  • Flowering Judas



Reference Materials


  • Contemporary Literary Criticism Call Number:  REF PN771 .C59

o   Vol. 7, pg. 310,315, 320

o   Vol. 13, pg. 448-48

o   Vol. 101, pg. 209-10, 212, 224-28, 235-39, 242, 253

  • Critical Survey of Short Fiction. 2nd Revised Ed.  Call Number: REF PN3321 .C7 2001

o   Pg. 1951, 2807

  • Masterplots II: Short Story SeriesCall Number: REF PN3326 .M27 1986

o   Vol. 3, pg. 1405-08

  • Short Story CriticismCall Number:  PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 4, pg. 329, 339-40, 342, 344, 346, 49-51, 356

o   Vol. 43, pg. 175-6, 194, 197-200, 202, 204-5, 222-32, 234-36, 238, 240, 242-44, 246, 253, 258-60, 262, 264, 291-2, 322

o   Vol. 108, pg. 254-7, 266, 281, 342, 349-57

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 8



Electronic Databases


Alphabetical list of databases

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Reference Center Plus
  • Literature Resource Center


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