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The World of the short story : a 20th century collection

Author: Clifton Fadiman
Publisher: New York : Avenel Books, 1990, ©1986.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton Fadiman
ISBN: 051703400X 9780517034002
OCLC Number: 22001761
Description: xiii, 847 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A.V. Laider / Max Beerbohm --
The other wife / Collette --
The facts of life / Somerset Maugham --
Dusky Ruth / A.E. Coppard --
The dead man / Horacio Quiroga --
In the penal colony / Franz Kafka --
Odour of Chrysanthemums / D.H. Lawrence --
The fly / Katherine Mansfield --
He / Katherine Anne Porter --
Thirst / Ivo Andrić --
My first goose / Isaac Babel --
The greatest man in the world / James Thurber --
The piano / Aníbal Monteiro Machado --
Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
That evening sun / William Faulkner --
Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius / Jorge Luis Borges --
Mysterious Kôr / Elizabeth Bowen --
First love / Vladimir Nabokov --
My old man / Ernest Hemingway --
The door / E.B. White --
Lovers of the lake / Sean O'Faolain --
The Camberwell beauty / V.S. Pritchett --
Men / Kay Boyle --
A cap for Steve / Morley Callaghan --
The drunkard / Frank O'Connor --
Cheap in August / Graham Greene --
The dead fiddler / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
Flight / John O'Hara --
The patented gate and the mean hamburger / Robert Penn Warren --
The end of the world / Dino Buzzati --
Death of a traveling salesman / Eudora Welty --
The five-forty-eight / John Cheever --
The living / Mary Lavin --
The vertical ladder / William Sansom --
Medal from Jerusalem / Irwin Shaw --
The Southern thruway / Julio Cortázar --
The Jewbird / Bernard Malamud --
A silver dish / Saul Bellow --
The interior castle / Jean Stafford --
Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland / Carson McCullers --
The gift of the prodigal / Peter Taylor --
One off the short list / Doris Lessing --
The supper / Tadeusz Borowski --
Going ashore / Mavis Gallant --
Letter from his father / Nadine Gordimer --
Miriam / Truman Capote --
Three million yen / Yukio Mishima --
The artificial nigger / Flannery O'Connor --
Nikishka's secrets / Uri Kazakov --
Death constant beyond love / Gabriel García Márquez --
The shawl / Cynthia Ozick --
A complicated nature / William Trevor --
The hitchhiking game / Milan Kundera --
Game / Donald Barthelme --
Bardon bus / Alice Munro --
Pigeon feathers / John Updike --
Eli, the Fanatic / Philip Roth --
How I contemplated the world from the Detroit House of Correction and began my life over again / Joyce Carol Oates --
The man from Mars / Margaret Atwood --
A small, good thing / Raymond Carver --
Weekend / Ann Beattie --
The Schreuderspitze / Mark Helprin.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Clifton Fadiman.

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