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The Resource The American short story : a treasury of the memorable and familiar, by the great American writers from Washington Irving to Saul Bellow, edited by Thomas K. Parkes

The American short story : a treasury of the memorable and familiar, by the great American writers from Washington Irving to Saul Bellow, edited by Thomas K. Parkes

Label
The American short story : a treasury of the memorable and familiar, by the great American writers from Washington Irving to Saul Bellow
Title
The American short story
Title remainder
a treasury of the memorable and familiar, by the great American writers from Washington Irving to Saul Bellow
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas K. Parkes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
SFP
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.S5
LC item number
A494 1994
Literary form
fiction
Label
The American short story : a treasury of the memorable and familiar, by the great American writers from Washington Irving to Saul Bellow, edited by Thomas K. Parkes
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Rip Van Winkle ; The legend of Sleepy Hollow / Washington Irving -- Rappaccini's daughter / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The fall of the House of Usher ; The murders in the Rue Morgue ; The purloined letter / Edgar Allen Poe -- Benito Cereno / Herman Melville -- The man without a country / Edward Everett Hale -- The lady, or the tiger / Frank R. Stockton -- The celebrated jumping from of Calaveras County ; The man that corrupted Hadleyburg / Mark Twain -- The luck of Roaring Camp ; The outcasts of Poker Flat / Bret Harte -- Marjorie Daw / Thomas Bailey Aldrich -- The damned thing ; An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce -- The turn of the screw / Henry James -- Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the Tar Baby / Joel Chandler Harris -- A white heron / Sarah Orne Jewett -- The story of the other wise man / Henry Van Dyke -- The return of a private / Hamlin Garland -- The mission of Jane / Edith Wharton -- The gift of the Magi ; The furnished room / O. Henry -- A deal in wheat / Frank Norris -- The open boat / Stephen Crane -- The lost Phoebe / Theodore Dreiser -- Paul's case / Willa Cather -- To build a fire / Jack London -- I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson -- The golden homeymoon / Ring Lardner -- The afternoon of a faun / Edna Ferber -- Humoresque / Fannie Hurst -- Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken -- Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter -- Big blonde / Dorothy Parker -- The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber --
  • Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- A rose for Emily / William Faulkner -- The Devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benét -- The snows of Kilimanjaro / Ernest Hemingway -- The lost boy / Thomas Wolfe -- The red pony / John Steinbeck -- Gimpel the fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Imagine kissing Pete / John O'Hara -- The daring young man on the flying trapeze / William Saroyan -- Death of a traveling salesman / Eudora Welty -- Christ in concrete / Pietro Di Donato -- The country husband / John Cheever -- The magic barrel / Bernard Malamud -- A silver dish / Saul Bellow -- The lottery / Shirley Jackson -- There will come soft rains / Ray Bradbury -- Welcome to the monkey house / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. -- A Christmas memory / Truman Capote -- Tell me how long the train's been going / James Baldwin -- A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor -- Pigeon feathers / John Updike -- Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates
Control code
ocm61856366
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 1003 p.
Isbn
9780681646872
System control number
(OCoLC)61856366
Label
The American short story : a treasury of the memorable and familiar, by the great American writers from Washington Irving to Saul Bellow, edited by Thomas K. Parkes
Publication
Contents
  • Rip Van Winkle ; The legend of Sleepy Hollow / Washington Irving -- Rappaccini's daughter / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The fall of the House of Usher ; The murders in the Rue Morgue ; The purloined letter / Edgar Allen Poe -- Benito Cereno / Herman Melville -- The man without a country / Edward Everett Hale -- The lady, or the tiger / Frank R. Stockton -- The celebrated jumping from of Calaveras County ; The man that corrupted Hadleyburg / Mark Twain -- The luck of Roaring Camp ; The outcasts of Poker Flat / Bret Harte -- Marjorie Daw / Thomas Bailey Aldrich -- The damned thing ; An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce -- The turn of the screw / Henry James -- Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the Tar Baby / Joel Chandler Harris -- A white heron / Sarah Orne Jewett -- The story of the other wise man / Henry Van Dyke -- The return of a private / Hamlin Garland -- The mission of Jane / Edith Wharton -- The gift of the Magi ; The furnished room / O. Henry -- A deal in wheat / Frank Norris -- The open boat / Stephen Crane -- The lost Phoebe / Theodore Dreiser -- Paul's case / Willa Cather -- To build a fire / Jack London -- I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson -- The golden homeymoon / Ring Lardner -- The afternoon of a faun / Edna Ferber -- Humoresque / Fannie Hurst -- Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken -- Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter -- Big blonde / Dorothy Parker -- The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber --
  • Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- A rose for Emily / William Faulkner -- The Devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benét -- The snows of Kilimanjaro / Ernest Hemingway -- The lost boy / Thomas Wolfe -- The red pony / John Steinbeck -- Gimpel the fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Imagine kissing Pete / John O'Hara -- The daring young man on the flying trapeze / William Saroyan -- Death of a traveling salesman / Eudora Welty -- Christ in concrete / Pietro Di Donato -- The country husband / John Cheever -- The magic barrel / Bernard Malamud -- A silver dish / Saul Bellow -- The lottery / Shirley Jackson -- There will come soft rains / Ray Bradbury -- Welcome to the monkey house / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. -- A Christmas memory / Truman Capote -- Tell me how long the train's been going / James Baldwin -- A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor -- Pigeon feathers / John Updike -- Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates
Control code
ocm61856366
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 1003 p.
Isbn
9780681646872
System control number
(OCoLC)61856366

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