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Fiction 100 : an anthology of short stories

Author: James H Pickering
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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An international collection of 100 short stories including "classics" and a selection of modern or lesser-known titles.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Pickering, James H.
Fiction 100.
New York : Macmillan, ©1978
(OCoLC)894830771
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H Pickering
ISBN: 0023953306 9780023953309
OCLC Number: 2595443
Description: xiii, 1086 pages ; 24 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 --
The balloon / Donald Barthelme --
Looking for Mr. Green / Saul Bellow --
Chickamauga / Ambrose Bierce --
A summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps --
The garden of forking paths / Jorge Luis Borges --
The demon lover / Elizabeth Bowen --
Astronomer's wife / Kay Boyle --
August 2002 : night meeting / Ray Bradbury --
The guest / Albert Camus --
The country husband / John Cheever --
The bet / Anton Chekhov --
The darling / Anton Chekhov --
Gooseberries / Anton Checkhov --
The disappearance of Mr. Davenheim / Agatha Christie --
The star / Arthur C. Clarke --
The man that corrupted Hadleyburg / Samuel L. Clemens --
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 signal-man / Charles Dickens --
The grand inquisitor / Fedor Dostoevski --
The adventure of the speckled band / Arthur Conan Doyle --
The chicken which became a rat / Albert Drake --
"Repent, Harlequin!" said the ticktockman / Harlan Ellison --
King of the bingo game / Ralph Ellison --
Dry September / William Faulkner --
The old people / William Faulkner --
That evening sun / William Faulkner --
Winter dreams / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
The celestial omnibus / E.M. Forster --
In the heart of the heart of the country / William H. Gass --
The yellow wall-paper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
The house of cobwebs / George Gissing --
The overcoat / Nikolai Gogol --
They can only hang you once / Dashiell Hammett --
The three strangers / Thomas Hardy --
Tennessee's partner / Bret Harte. My kinsman, Major Molineux / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Roger Malvin's Burial / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The killers / Ernest Hemingway --
Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
The beast in the jungle / Henry James --
Four meetings / Henry James --
The tree of knowledge / Henry James --
The town poor / Sarah Orne Jewett --
Araby / James Joyce --
The dead / James Joyce --
Ivy day in the committee room / James Joyce --
A hunger artist / Franz Kafka --
They / Rudyard Kipling --
The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
One off the short list / Doris Lessing --
To build a fire / Jack London --
A tree, a rock, a cloud / Carson McCullers --
Gold coast / James Alan McPherson --
The magic barrel / Bernard Malamud --
Mario and the magician / Thomas Mann --
The man without a temperament / Katherine Mansfield --
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 / Flannery O'Connor --
Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor --
A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor --
Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor --
Big blonde / Dorothy Parker --
The cask of Amontillado / Edgar Allan Poe --
The man of the crowd / Edgar Allan Poe --
The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe --
The grave / Katherine Anne Porter --
The secret room / Alain Robbe-Grillet / Defender of the faith / Philip Roth --
Absolutely elsewhere / Dorothy L. Sayers --
The loneliness of the long-distance runner / Alan Sillitoe --
Gimpel the fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
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 that place / Lionel Trilling --
The country doctor / Ivan Turgenev --
Saint Emmanuel the good, martyr / Miguel de Unamuno --
A & P / John Updike --
Report on the barnhouse effect / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. --
The country of the blind / H.G. Wells --
The demonstrators / Eudora Welty --
Petrified Man / Eudora Welty --
Powerhouse / Eudora Welty --
The second tree from the corner / E.B. White --
The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright --
Biographical notes --
A glossary of literary terms.
Responsibility: [compiled by] James H. Pickering.

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