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Story : fictions past and present

Author: Boyd Litzinger; Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Lexington, Mass. : D.C. Heath, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some storys and authors: Washington Irving - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Honore de Balzac - A Passion in the Desert. Nathaniel Hawthorne - Young Goodman Brown - My Kinsman, Major Molineux. Nikolai Gogol - The Overcoat. Edgar Allan Poe. Melville. Dostoevsky. Flaubert. Tolstoy. Twain. Clemens. Bierce. James. Jewett. Chopin. Conrad. etc.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Story.
Lexington, Mass. : D.C. Heath, ©1985
(OCoLC)643816193
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boyd Litzinger; Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 0669066877 9780669066876 0669066885 9780669066883
OCLC Number: 11546438
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 1077 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The legend of Sleepy Hollow / Washington Irving --
A passion in the desert / Honoré de Balzac --
Young Goodman Brown ; My kinsman, Major Molineux / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The overcoat / Nikolai Gogol --
The fall of the house of Usher ; The cask of Amontillado ; The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe --
Bartleby the scrivener / Herman Melville --
The grand inquisitor / Fyodor Dostoevsky --
A simple heart / Gustave Flaubert --
The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy --
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) --
Moxon's master / Ambrose Bierce --
Four meetings ; Brooksmith ; The beast in the jungle / Henry James --
Miss Tempy's watchers / Sarah Orne Jewett --
Désirée's baby / Kate Chopin --
Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad --
The red-headed league / Arthur Conan Doyle --
Gooseberries ; The kiss / Anton Chekhov --
The cop and the anthem / O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) --
Juan Manso: a dead man's tale / Miguel de Unamuno --
The open window / Saki (H.H. Munro) --
The open boat / Stephen Crane --
Paul's case / Willa Cather --
Disorder and early sorrow / Thomas Mann --
I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson --
The dead ; Araby ; Ivy day in the committee room / James Joyce --
Kew Gardens / Virginia Woolf --
A hunger artist / Franz Kafka --
The horse dealer's daughter ; The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
Double sin / Agatha Christie --
Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter --
You were perfectly fine / Dorothy Parker --
The secret life of Walter Mitty /James Thurber --
Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
A rose for Emily ; That evening sun / William Faulkner --
A clean, well-lighted place / Ernest Hemingway --
The Babylon lottery / Jorge Luis Borges --
The man who invented sin / Sean O'Faolain --
Tropism XVIII / Nathalie Sarraute --
Flight / John Steinbeck --
Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor --
The beard / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
The man who killed a shadow / Richard Wright --
Why I live at the P.O. / Eudora Welty --
The swimmer / John Cheever --
Flying home / Ralph Ellison --
The Jewbird / Bernard Malamud --
Looking for Mr. Green / Saul Bellow --
A tree, a rock, a cloud / Carson McCullers --
The sentinel / Arthur C. Clarke --
To room nineteen / Doris Lessing --
The golden apples of the sun / Ray Bradbury --
Acceptance of their ways / Mavis Gallant --
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin --
In the heart of the heart of the country / William Gass --
Judgement day ; Good country people / Flannery O'Connor --
A very old man with enormous wings / Gabriel García Márquez --
Schrödinger's cat / Ursula K. Le Guin --
Lost in the funhouse / John Barth --
The balloon / Donald Barthelme --
A & P / John Updike --
The going-away party / Joyce Carol Oates --
Raymond's run / Toni Cade Bambara --
Gift of grass / Alice Adams --
The man from Mars / Margaret Atwood --
A clever-kids story / Anne Beattie --
A class of new Canadians / Clark Blaise --
A distant episode / Paul Bowles --
Revenge of the lawn ; A short history of religion in California / Richard Brautigan --
The scream on Fifty-Seventh Street / Hortense Calisher --
The black queen / Barry Callaghan --
Cathedral / Raymond Carver --
Redemption / John Gardner --
Dream children / Gail Godwin --
Bridge of music, river of sand / William Goyen --
Two shoes for one foot / John Hawkes --
The mango community / Josephine Jacobsen --
In the fall / Alistair MacLeod --
Graveyard day / Bobbie Ann Mason --
Spelling / Alice Munro --
Going after Cacciato / Tim O'Brien --
The shawl / Cynthia Ozick --
The used-boy raisers / Grace Paley --
Dillinger in Hollywood / John Sayles --
Rough strife / Lynne Sharon Schwartz --
The girl who loved horses / Elizabeth Spencer --
Home and native land / Sean Virgo --
Roselily / Alice Walker --
The farm / Joy Williams.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Boyd Litzinger, Joyce Carol Oates.

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Some storys and authors: Washington Irving - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Honore de Balzac - A Passion in the Desert. Nathaniel Hawthorne - Young Goodman Brown - My Kinsman, Major Molineux. Nikolai Gogol - The Overcoat. Edgar Allan Poe. Melville. Dostoevsky. Flaubert. Tolstoy. Twain. Clemens. Bierce. James. Jewett. Chopin. Conrad. etc.

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