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Short story masterpieces

Author: Robert Penn Warren; Albert Erskine
Publisher: New York : Dell, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With works by Henry James, Stephen Crane, John Cheever, James Joyce and many others, this outstanding collection of 35 American and British short pieces of fiction from the first half of the 20th century is one of the bestselling collections of our time.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Penn Warren; Albert Erskine
ISBN: 0440378648 9780440378648
OCLC Number: 25619608
Notes: "A Laurel book"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 513 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Impulse / Conrad Aiken --
A bottle of milk for mother / Nelson Algren --
The egg / Sherwood Anderson --
Torch song / John Cheever --
Witch's money / John Collier --
An outpost of progress / Joseph Conrad --
The third prize / A.E. Coppard --
The bride comes to yellow sky / Stephen Crane --
Open winter / H.L. Davis --
Barn burning / William Faulkner --
Winter dreams / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Soldier's home / Ernest Hemingway --
The three of knowledge / Henry James --
The boarding house / James Joyce --
Liberty Hall / Ring Lardner --
The horse dealer's daughter / D.H Lawrence --
Virca Vay & Allan Cedar / Sinclair Lewis --
Marriage à la mode / Katherine Mansfield --
The outstation / W. Somerset Maugham --
"Cruel and barbarous treatment" / Mary McCarthy --
The sojouner / Carson McCullers --
The open window / "Saki" (H.H. Munro) --
My Oedipus complex / Frank O'Connor --
Innocence / Seán O'Faoláin --
The nightingales sing / Elizabeth Parsons --
Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter --
The valiant woman / J.F. Powers --
The eighty-yard run / Irwin Shaw --
A country love story / Jean Stafford --
Flight / John Steinbeck --
A red-letter day / Elizabeth Taylor --
A spinster's tale / Peter Taylor --
You could look it up / James Thurber --
Why I live at the P.O. / Eudora Welty --
The use of force / William Carlos Williams.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Penn Warren and Albert Erskine.

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With works by Henry James, Stephen Crane, John Cheever, James Joyce and many others, this outstanding collection of 35 American and British short pieces of fiction from the first half of the 20th century is one of the bestselling collections of our time.

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