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40 short stories : a portable anthology

Print Book, English, ©2004
Bedford/St. Martin's, Boston, MA, ©2004
Short story genre
xii, 546 pages ; 21 cm
9780312413057, 031241305X
Preface for instructors
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne
The cask of Amontillado / Edgar Allan Poe
Bartleby, the scrivener / Herman Melville
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant
The story of an hour / Kate Chopin
The lady with the dog / Anton Chekhov
The yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The open boat / Stephen Crane
Paul's case / Willa Cather
Araby / James Joyce
The metamorphosis / Franz Kafka
The horse dealer's daughter / D.H. Lawrence
The jilting of Granny Weatherall / Katherine Anne Porter
Winter dreams / F. Scott Fitzgerald
Barn burning / William Faulkner
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway
The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck
A worn path / Eudora Welty
I stand here ironing / Tillie Olsen
Battle royal / Ralph Ellison
A conversation with my father / Grace Paley
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin
Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor
The chair carrier / Yusuf Idris
A very old man with enormous wings / Gabriel García Márquez
How I met my husband / Alice Munro
A & P / John Updike
Woman from America / Bessie Head
Cathedral / Raymond Carver
Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates
The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara
Everyday use / Alice Walker
The things they carried / Tim O'Brien
Girl / Jamaica Kincaid
The seventh man / Haruki Murakami
Two kinds / Amy Tan
The house on Mango Street / Sandra Cisneros
How to become a writer / Lorrie Moore
The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven / Sherman Alexie
Interpreter of maladies / Jhumpa Lahiri
Biographical notes on the authors
Glossary of literary terms
Includes index