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Short stories of the Western World

Author: Eugene Current-García; Walton R Patrick
Publisher: [Glenview, Ill.] : Scott, Foresman, [1969] ©1969
Series: Key editions.
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Current-García, Eugene.
Short stories of the Western World.
[Glenview, Ill.] Scott, Foresman [1969]
(OCoLC)743171135
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Current-García; Walton R Patrick
ISBN: 067319048X 9780673190482
OCLC Number: 11735
Description: 635 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: General Introduction: Origins of the Short Story Part I. Pre-Nineteenth Century; The emerging genre --
The history of Susanna / Anonymous --
The falcon / Giovanni Boccaccio --
The true relation of the apparition of one Mrs. Veal / Daniel DeFoe --
The story of the captain's wife and an aged woman / Anonymous --
The fair-haired Eckbert / Ludwig Tieck --
Part II. Early to Mid-Nineteenth Century: 1800-1870; Romanticism and the developing form --
Wandering Willie's tale / Sir Walter Scott --
The devil and Tom Walker / Washington Irving --
Father Christopher / Alessandro Manzoni --
Wise folks / Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm --
A passion in the desert / Honoré de Balzac --
The queen of spades / Alexander Pushkin --
Mateo Falcone / Prosper Mérimée --
Peter Goldthwaite's treasure / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Lady Eleanore's mantle / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The overcoat / Nikolai Gogol --
Hop-frog / Edgar Allan Poe --
Omphale:A rococo story / Théophile Gautier --
The district doctor / Ivan Turgenev --
Jimmy Rose / Herman Melville --
The Christmas tree and a wedding / Fyodor Dostoevsky --
Part III. The Later Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century: 1870-1915; Diversification of technique: The well-made story, the realistic story, and the lyric story --
A simple heart / Gustave Flaubert --
The nun / Pedron A. de Alarcón --
The way it came / Henry James --
A coward / Guy de Maupassant --
Love / Guy de Maupassant --
Heartache / Anton Chekhov --
A calamity / Anton Chekhov --
The caballero's way / Willilam Sydney Porter (O. Henry) --
Mary Postgate / Rudyard Kipling --
The soft touch of grass / Luigi Pirandello --
An episode of war / Stephen Crane --
Part IV. The Twentieth Century: 1915-1965; Diversity, creativity, and innovation --
Dark paths / Ivan Bunin --
The force of circumstance / W. Somerset Maugham --
Disorder and early sorrow / Thomas Mann --
Counterparts / James Joyce --
Two gallants / James Joyce --
The hunter Gracchus / Franz Kafka --
The lovely lady / D.H. Lawrence --
A cup of tea / Katherine Mansfield --
He / Katherine Anne Porter --
The tall men / William Faulkner --
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway --
The walker-through-walls / Marcel Aymé --
The wall / Jean-Paul Sartre --
The guest / Albert Camus --
Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor.
Series Title: Key editions.
Responsibility: [edited by] Eugene Current-García [and] Walton R. Patrick.

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