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The book of the short story

Author: Alexander Jessup; Henry Seidel Canby; Robeson Bailey
Publisher: New York : Appleton-Century-Crofts, [1948]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New and enl. edView all editions and formats
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Jessup, Alexander, b. 1871.
Book of the short story.
New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1948]
(OCoLC)612686095
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Jessup; Henry Seidel Canby; Robeson Bailey
OCLC Number: 296486
Notes: A revision of the 1903 edition, ed. by Alexander Jessup and Henry Seidel Canby, with 9 stories added.
Description: viii, 406 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: pt. 1 / H.S. Canby; pt. 2 / Robeson Bailey --
The shipwrecked sailor / from an Egyptian papyrus of the XIIth dynasty --
The book of Ruth / from the Bible --
The story of Cupid and Psyche / Apuleius --
Frederick of the Alberighi and his falcon / Boccaccio --
The nun's priest's tale / Geoffrey Chaucer --
The story of Ali Baba and the forty robbers destroyed by a slave / from the Thousand and one nights --
The apparition of Mrs. Veal / Daniel Defoe --
Jeannot and Colin / Voltaire --
Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving --
Wandering Willie's tale / Sir Walter Scott --
The taking of the redoubt / Prosper Mérimée --
La Grande Bretèche / Honoré de Balzac --
The cask of Amontillado / Edgar Allan Poe --
Ethan Brand / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Markheim / R.L. Stevenson --
A coward / Guy de Maupassant --
Without benefit of clergy / Rudyard Kipling --
The blue hotel / Stephen Crane. The darling / Anton Chekhov --
Mrs. Medwin / Henry James --
The secret sharer / Joseph Conrad --
A little cloud / James Joyce --
A dill pickle / Katherine Mansfield --
Haircut / Ring Lardner --
The killers / Ernest Hemingway --
Brother Death / Sherwood Anderson --
The Devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benet --
Appendix: A list of representative tales and short stories (p. 391-406).
Responsibility: ed. by Henry Seidel Canby and Robeson Bailey.

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