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The Short story : an introduction

Author: Wilfred Stone; Nancy Huddleston Packer; Robert Hoopes
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred Stone; Nancy Huddleston Packer; Robert Hoopes
ISBN: 0070616930 9780070616936
OCLC Number: 8452577
Description: x, 624 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Myth and legend --
The first book of Moses, called Genesis --
Kiowa creation myth --
Kiowa legends --
Sesneca legend : the origin of stories / Henry Jacob to Jeremiah Curtin --
Arthurian legend : the great tournament / Sir Thomas Malory --
Fables : Aesop --
Parables : Matthew 25 --
Exemplum : from Dialogues / St. Gregory --
Allegory : from The pilgrim's progress / John Bunyan --
The decameron : the third day / Giovanni Boccaccio --
The miller's tale / Geoffrey Chaucer --
The blue beard / trans. Robert Sampler --
The minister's black veil / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The overcoat / Nikolai Gogol --
The fall of the House of Usher / Edgar Allen Poe --
Rasberry Spring / Ivan Turgenev --
Bartleby, the scrivener : a story of Wall Street / Herman Melville --
A simple heart / Gustave Flaubert --
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce --
The beast in the jungle / Henry James --
A country outing ; The avenger / Guy de Maupassant --
Ninochka : a love story ; Heartache ; The lady with the pet dog / Anton Chekhov --
Roman fever / Edith Wharton --
The open boat / Stephen Crane --
Mario and the magician / Thomas Mann --
I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson --
Dr. Woolacott / E.M. Forster --
A painful case / James Joyce --
The mark on the wall / Virginia Woolf --
A hunger artist / Franz Kafka --
The horse dealer's daughter ; Tickets, please / D.H. Lawrence. The garden party / Katherine Mansfield --
Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken --
The grave / Katherine Anne Porter --
My first goose ; The sin of Jesus / Isaac Babel --
Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
That evening sun / William Faulkner --
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway --
The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright --
A worn path / Eudora Welty --
The country husband / John Cheever --
The magic barrel / Bernard Malamud --
A tree, a rock, a cloud / Carson McCullers --
The right hand / Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn --
A game of catch / Richard Wilbur --
Friends / Grace Paley --
Revelation / Flannery O'Connor --
Patriotism / Yukio Mishima --
The shawl / Cynthia Ozick --
Neighbors / Raymond Carver --
Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates --
Raymond's run / Toni Cade Bambara --
The waiting ; Borges and I ; Everything and nothing / Jorges Luis Borges --
The end / Samuel Beckett --
Gogol's wife / Tommaso Landolfi --
Solipsist / Fredric Brown --
In dreams begin responsibilities / Delmore Schwartz --
Axolotl / Julio Cortazer --
Like a bad dream / Heinrich Boll --
The shore / Alain Robbe-Grillet --
Balthazar's marvelous afternoon / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
Petition / John Barth --
At the end of the mechanical age / Donald Barthelme.
Responsibility: [edited by] Wilfred Stone, Nancy Huddleston Packer, Robert Hoopes.

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