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The Oxford book of American short stories

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of fifty-six American short stories that includes biographical information about each author.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Anthologies
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford book of American short stories.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)609979734
Online version:
Oxford book of American short stories.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)623005853
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 0195070658 9780195070651 0192824066 9780192824066
OCLC Number: 25282327
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 768 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving --
Peter Rugg --
Missing man / William Austin --
Wives of the dead / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids / Herman Melville --
Tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe --
Ghost in the mill / Harriet Beecher Stowe --
Cannibalism in the cars / Samuel Clemens --
White heron / Sarah Orne Jewett --
Storm / Kate Chopin --
Sheriff's children / Charles Chesnutt --
Yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
Middle years / Henry James --
In a far country / Jack London --
Old woman Magoun / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman --
Little regiment / Stephen Crane --
A journey / Edith Wharton --
Strength of God / Sherwood Anderson. Death in the desert / Willa Cather --
Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer --
A clean, well-lighted place / Ernest Hemingway --
An alcoholic case / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Girl with a pimply face / William Carlos Williams --
He / Katherine Anne Porter --
That evening sun / William Faulkner --
Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston --
Red-headed baby / Langston Hughes --
Man who was almost a man / Richard Wright --
A distant episode / Paul Bowles --
A late encounter with the enemy / Flannery O'Connor --
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin --
Battle Royal / Ralph Ellison --
There will come soft rains / Ray Bradbury --
Rain in the heart / Peter Taylor --
Where is the voice coming from? / Eudora Welty. Lecture / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
My son the murderer / Bernard Malamud --
Something to remember me by / Saul Bellow --
Death of Justina / John Cheever --
Texts / Ursula K. Le Guin --
School / Donald Barthelme / Persistence of desire / John Updike --
Alaska / Alice Adams --
Are these actual miles? / Raymond Carver --
Yellow Woman / Leslie Marmon Silko --
Shawl / Cynthia Ozick --
Heat / Joyce Carol Oates --
Hunters in the snow / Tobias Wolff --
Things they carried / Tim O'Brien --
Big Bertha stories / Bobbie Ann Mason --
Fever / John Edgar Wideman --
Management of grief / Bharati Mukherjee --
Two kinds / Amy Tan --
Fleur / Louise Erdrich --
Gravity / David Leavitt. House on Mango Street ; What Sally said ; Linoleum roses ; A house of my own / Sandra Cisneros --
Town Smokes / Pinckney Benedict.
Other Titles: American short stories.
Responsibility: edited by Joyce Carol Oates.
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Collection of fifty-six American short stories that includes biographical information about each author.

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