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Classic short fiction

Author: Charles H Bohner
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1986.
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Classic short fiction.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1986
(OCoLC)761333891
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles H Bohner
ISBN: 0131352458 9780131352452
OCLC Number: 12693653
Description: x, 1171 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Roses, rhododendron ; To see you again / Alice Adams --
The egg ; I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson --
The man from Mars ; Rape fantasies / Margaret Atwood --
The story of my dovecot / Isaac Babel --
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin --
The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara --
Lost in the funhouse / John Barth --
A city of churches / Donald Barthelme --
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce --
Like a bad dream / Heinrich Böll --
The end of the deal / Jorge Luis Borges --
August 2002: night meeting / Ray Bradbury --
Cathedral / Raymond Carver --
Paul's case / Willa Cather --
The enormous radio ; The swimmer / John Cheever --
The darling ; Gooseberries ; The lady with the dog / Anton Chekhov --
The story of an hour / Kate Chopin --
The star / Arthur C. Clarke --
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) --
The most dangerous game / Richard Connell --
The lagoon ; The secret sharer / Joseph Conrad --
The magic poker / Robert Coover --
The blue hotel ; The bride comes to Yellow Sky ; The open boat / Stephen Crane --
The red-headed league / Arthur Conan Doyle --
King of the bingo game / Ralph Ellison --
Dry September ; A rose for Emily ; That evening sun / William Faulkner --
Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Tuesday siesta / Gabriel García Márquez --
The yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
The overcoat / Nikolai Gogol. The train from Rhodesia / Nadine Gordimer --
The birthmark ; My kinsman, Major Molineux ; Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway --
The cop and the anthem / O. Henry --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
Four meetings ; The real thing ; The tree of knowledge / Henry James --
A white heron / Sarah Orne Jewett --
Araby ; The dead / James Joyce --
The hunger artist / Franz Kafka --
The man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling --
Not a good girl / Perri Klass --
Haircut / Ring Lardner --
The horse-dealer's daughter ; The Prussian officer ; The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
The ones who walk away from Omelas / Ursula LeGuin --
One off the short list ; To Room 19 / Doris Lessing --
To build a fire / Jack London --
A tree, a rock, a cloud / Carson McCullers --
The magic barrel / Bernard Malamud --
A dill pickle ; Her first ball ; Miss Brill / Katherine Mansfield --
The outstation / W. Somerset Maugham --
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant --
Bartleby the scrivener / Herman Melville --
Patriotism / Yukio Mishima --
Boys and girls / Alice Munro --
The going-away party ; Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates --
Everything that rises must converge ; A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor --
Guests of the nation ; My Oedipus complex / Frank O'Connor --
Do you like it here? / John O'Hara --
I stand here ironing / Tillie Olsen. A conversation with my father / Grace Paley --
Big blonde / Dorothy Parker --
War / Luigi Pirandello --
The cask of Amontillado ; The fall of the House of Usher ; The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe --
Flowering Judas ; The grave / Katherine Anne Porter --
The valiant woman / J.F. Powers --
The shot / Alexander Pushkin --
The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth --
I-80 Nebraska M. 489-M. 205 / John Sayles --
Gimpel the Fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck --
The catbird seat / James Thurber --
The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy --
The tryst / Ivan Turgenev --
A & P ; The music school ; Wife-wooing / John Updike --
To hell with dying / Alice Walker --
Petrified man ; Why I live at the P.O. ; A worn path / Eudora Welty --
The use of force / William Carlos Williams --
Kew Gardens / Virginia Woolf --
The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright.
Responsibility: [edited by] Charles H. Bohner.

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