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Author: Bertha Palmer
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan company; London, Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1898.
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Palmer, Bertha.
Stories from the classic literature of many nations.
New York, The Macmillan company; London, Macmillan & co., ltd., 1898
(OCoLC)577342019
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertha Palmer
OCLC Number: 2956415
Description: xv, 297 pages 20 cm
Contents: The bound man / Ilse Aichinger --
I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson --
This morning, this evening, so soon / James Baldwin --
Title / John Barth --
A shower of gold / Donald Barthelme --
Chickamauga / Ambrose Bierce --
Christmas every day / Heinrich Bèoll --
A summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps --
The garden of forking paths ; The library of Babel ; The south / Jorge Luis Borges --
Her table spread / Elizabeth Bowen --
Astonomer's wife / Kay Boyle --
August 2002 : night meeting / Ray Bradbury --
The guest / Albert Camus --
The country husband / John Cheever --
The bet ; The darling ; Gooseberries / Anton Chekhov --
The flashlight / Eldridge Cleaver --
The man that corrupted Hadleyburg / Samuel L. Clemens [Mark Twain] --
The traveler's story of a terribly strange bed / Wilkie Collins --
The secret sharer / Joseph Conrad --
Anthony Garstin's courtship / Hubert Crackanthorpe --
The blue hotel / Stephen Crane --
The grace / Robert Creeley --
The signal-man / Charles Dickens --
The sailor-boy's tale / Isak Dineson --
The grand inquisitor / Fèedor Dostoevski --
King of the bingo game / Ralph Ellison --
Dry September ; The old people ; That evening sun / William Faulkner --
Absolution / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
The legend of Saint Julian the hospitaller / Gustave Flaubert --
The celestial omnibus / E.M. Forster --
A change of plan / Bruce Jay Friedman --
In the heart of the heart of the country / William H. Gass --
The house of cobwebs / George Gissing --
The overcoat / Nikolai Gogol --
The three strangers / Thomas Hardy --
Tennessee's partner / Bret Harte --
My kinsman, Major Molineaux ; Roger Malvin's burial ; Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The killers / Ernest Hemingway --
The poet / Herman Hesse --
Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving --
One ordinary day, with peanuts / Shirley Jackson --
Led astray / Dan Jacobson --
The beast in the jungle ; Four meetings ; The tree of knowledge / Henry James --
The town poor / Sarah Orne Jewett --
Araby ; The dead ; Ivy Day in the committee room / James Joyce --
A hunger artist / Franz Kafka --
The gardener ; "They" ; Without benefit of clergy / Rudyard Kipling --
Gogol's wife / Tommaso Landolfi --
The shadow in the rose garden / D.H. Lawrence --
One off the short list / Doris Lessing --
Journey through the night / Jakov Lind --
Gold Coast / James Alan McPherson --
No trace / David Madden --
The magic barrel / Bernard Malamud --
Mario and the magician / Thomas Mann --
The man without a temperament / Katherine Mansfield --
g The outstation / W. Somerset Maugham --
Little soldier / Guy de Maupassant --
Bartleby, the scrivener / Herman Melville --
Patriotism / Yukio Mishima --
Sredni Vashtar / H.H. Munro (Saki) --
Four summers / Joyce Carol Oates --
The artificial nigger ; Everything that rises must converge ; A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor --
Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor --
The cask of Amontillado ; The man of the crowd / Edgar Allan Poe --
The grave / Katherine Anne Porter --
The valiant woman / J.F. Powers --
The secret room / Alain Robbe-Grillet --
The loneliness of the long-distance runner / Alan Sillitoe --
Gimpel the fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
The twins / Muriel Spark --
The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck --
Markheim / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Miss Leonora when last seen / Peter Taylor --
The catbird seat / James Thurber --
The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy --
OF this time, of the place / Lionel Trilling --
The country doctor / Ivan Turgenev --
Saint Emmanuel the Good, martyr / Miguel de Unamuno --
A & P / John Updike --
The lord of the dynamos / H.G. Wells --
Powerhouse / Eudora Welty --
The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright.
Responsibility: ed. by Bertha Palmer.

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