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A Book of the short story

Author: E A Cross
Publisher: New York ; Boston ; Cincinnati ; Atlanta ; Chicago : American Book Company, ©1934.
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Includes history and technique of the short story.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Book of the short story.
New York : American Book Co., ©1934
(OCoLC)592610186
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E A Cross
OCLC Number: 535428
Description: vii, 1103 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Part one --
History and technique of the short story: Chapter I: The history of the short story --
Chapter II: The materials from which stories are made --
Chapter III: The short story is an impression from life --
Chapter IV: Plot --
Chapter V: The characters --
Chapter VI: Other means used in developing a theme --
Chapter VII: The management of the material --
Chapter VIII: A plan for the study of a short story --
Part two --
Selected short stories: The prodigal son / The Bible --
The mysterious bride / James Hogg --
Rip van Winkle / Washington Irving --
Wandering Willie's tale / Sir Walter Scott --
The pistol shot / Alexander Pushkin --
Ligeia / Edgar Allan Poe --
Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The outcasts of Poker Flat / Francis Bret Harte --
Dr. Marigold's Prescriptions / Charles Dickens --
Taking the redoubt / Prosper Merimee --
Marjorie Daw / Thomas Bailey Aldrich --
The love letters of Smith / Henry Cuyler Bunner --
The last class / Alphonse Daudet --
The lesson of the master / Henry James --
The lady, or the tiger / Frank Richard Stockton --
The three strangers / Thomas Hardy --
Will o' the mill / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling --
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant --
Three arshins of land / Leo Tolstoy --
Where love is, there God is also / Leo Tolstoy --
The father / Bjornstjerne Bjornson --
The darling / Anton Pavlovich Chekhov --
The revolt of "mother" / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman --
The snow story / Chauncy Thomas --
The yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
King Solomon o. F Kentucky / James Lane Allen --
Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad --
On the stairs / Arthur Morrison --
Martha's fireplace / Hamlin Garland --
The adventure of the speckled band / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
The door in the wall / Herbert George Wells --
The reserved coffin / Luigi Pirandello --
The seven that were hanged / Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev --
The truth of the Oliver Cromwell / Hames Brendan Connolly --
Samuel / Jack London --
The princess and the vagabond / Ruth Sawyer --
A municipal report / O. Henry --
The procurator of Judea / Anatole France --
The drake who had means of his own / Owen Wister --
The outlaws / Selma Lagerlof --
The bear tamer's daughter / Konrad Bercovici --
After he was dead / Melville Davisson Post --
The water hole / Maxwell Struthers Burt --
The great auk / Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb --
The silent infare / Armistead C. Gordon --
Jetsam / John Russell --
300 miles away / Frank R. Adams --
The weaver's grave / Seumas O'Kelly --
England to America / Margaret Prescott Montague --
For they know not what they do / Wilbur Daniel Steele --
A source of irritation / Stacy Aumonier --
The fat of the land / Anzia Yezierska --
The fly / Katherine Mansfield --
Clay shattered doors / Helen Rose Hull --
Miss Hinch / Henry Sydnor Harrison --
The man of the family / Ruth Suckow --
Neither Jew nor Greek / William M. John --
Who killed Rutherford? / Walter D. Edmonds --
Fifty grand / Ernest Hemingway --
Civilization / R. Hernekin Baptist --
Night club / Katharine Brush --
Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor --
Selected bibliographies --
Study notes --
Index.
Responsibility: selected and edited, with the history and technique of the short story, notes, and bibliographies by E.A. Cross ...

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Includes history and technique of the short story.

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