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A book of contemporary short stories

Author: Dorothy Brewster; Lillian B Gilkes
Publisher: New York : The Macmillan Company, 1936.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brewster, Dorothy, 1883-
Book of contemporary short stories.
New York, The Macmillan Co., 1936
(OCoLC)613262939
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Brewster; Lillian B Gilkes
OCLC Number: 1609699
Description: xx, 754 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part one. The old chevalier / Isak Dinesen ; Rest cure / Kay Boyle ; Penthouse / Raymond Weaver ; Puryear's Hornpipe / Leslie Dykstra ; Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken ; Buchmendel / Stefan Zweig ; The marchesa / K. Swinstead-Smith ; The hand of God / Jane Culver ; I shall decline my head / Nancy Evans ; Rejuvenation through joy / Langston Hughes ; The poor relation and the secretary / Naomi Mitchison ; María Concepción / Katherine Anne Porter ; The apostate / Lillian Barnard Gilkes ; The altar of the dead / Henry James --
Part two. The princess / Anton Chekhov ; Wine / Sandor Gergel ; The protector / Marcelo Salinas ; Awakening / Isaac Babel ; Candy-man Beechum / Erskine Caldwell ; Mrs. Kent / Robert Smith ; Professor / Langston Hughes ; $595 F.O.B. / George H. Corey ; Rendezvous / Mary Heaton Vorse ; Red over Europe / George Weller ; Simplicio / Ignazio Silone ; The mountain tavern / Liam O'Flaherty ; Nightpiece with figures / Frank O'Connor ; May-day celebration / T.O. Beachcroft ; A wreath for Toni / Dorothy Thompson ; Cocoons / Fusao Hayashi ; Outpost / Denji Kuroshima ; The martyr's widow / Agnes Smedley ; The tiger / V. Borokhvastov ; Black fritters / Panteleimon Romanov ; The cherry stone / Yuri Olesha ; The sun and the moon / Majorie Fischer --
Appendix: On writing the short story / Lillian Barnard Gilkes.
Responsibility: edited by Dorothy Brewster ; with an appendix on writing the short story by Lillian Barnard Gilkes.

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