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The Norton anthology of short fiction

Author: R V Cassill
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R V Cassill
ISBN: 0393954730 9780393954739
OCLC Number: 13998838
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxi, 1597 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface to the third edition --
Talking about fiction --
I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson --
Rape fantasies / Margaret Atwood --
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin --
A passion in the desert / Honoré de Balzac --
Leaving the yellow house / Saul Bellow --
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce --
Pierre Menard, author of the Quixote / Jorge Luis Borges --
The veldt / Ray Bradbury --
Now that April's here / Morley Callaghan --
Where I'm calling from / Raymond Carver --
The father / R.V. Cassill --
Paul's case / Willa Cather --
The enormous radio / John Cheever --
The fourth alarm / John Cheever --
The lady with the pet dog / Anton Chekhov --
A visit to friends / Anton Chekhov --
The darling / Anton Chekhov --
Désirée's baby / Kate Chopin --
The star / Arthur C. Clarke --
The notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County / Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) --
The corset / Evan S. Connell --
Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad --
The babysitter / Robert Coover --
The open boat / Stephen Crane --
The blue hotel / Stephen Crane --
Sorrow-acre / Isak Dinesen --
A scandal in Bohemia / Arthur Conan Doyle --
King of the bingo game / Ralph Ellison --
A rose for Emily / William Faulkner --
Barn burning / William Faulkner --
The bear / William Faulkner --
Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
The legend of Saint Julian the hospitaller / Gustave Flaubert --
The road from Colonus / E.M. Forster --
The revolt of "Mother" / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman --
Merry Christmas God / Larry French --
My heart is broken / Mavis Gallant --
The handsomest drowned man in the world / Gabriel García Márquez --
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The birthmark / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway --
In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried / Amy Hempel --
Sea treader / William Hoffman --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
The Tree of Knowledge / Henry James --
The jolly corner / Henry James --
Araby / James Joyce --
A little cloud / James Joyce --
The dead / James Joyce --
The metamorphosis / Franz Kafka --
A hunger artist / Franz Kafka --
Haircut / Ring Lardner --
The loons / Margaret Laurence --
Tickets, please / D.H. Lawrence --
The horse dealer's daughter / D.H. Lawrence --
The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
The ones who walk away from Omelas / Ursula K. Le Guin --
To Room Nineteen / Doris Lessing --
The liar's craft / Sara McAulay --
Gold coast / James Alan McPherson --
The jewbird / Bernard Malamud --
Disorder and early sorrow / Thomas Mann --
Bliss / Katherine Mansfield --
The garden-party / Katherine Mansfield --
Shiloh / Bobbie Ann Mason --
The outstation / W. Somerset Maugham --
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant --
Bartleby the scrivener / Herman Melville --
Patriotism / Yukio Mishima --
Royal beatings / Alice Munro --
Prue / Alice Munro --
Signs and symbols / Vladimir Nabokov --
How I contemplated the world from the Detroit House of Correction and began my life over again / Joyce Carol Oates --
A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor --
Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor --
Parker's back / Flannery O'Connor --
Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor --
My Oedipus complex / Frank O'Connor --
Tell me a riddle / Tillie Olsen --
The used-boy raisers / Grace Paley --
Emotion recollected in tranquility / Jonathan Penner --
Souvenir / Jayne Anne Phillips --
The fall of the House of Usher / Edgar Allan Poe --
The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe --
Theft / Katherine Anne Porter --
Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter --
The valiant woman / J.F. Powers --
Coach / Mary Robison --
The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth --
The open window / Saki (H.H. Munro) --
The girls in their summer dresses / Irwin Shaw --
Love and other lessons / Janet Beeler Shaw --
The Spinoza of Market Street / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
In the zoo / Jean Stafford --
The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck --
Miss Leonora when last seen / Peter Taylor --
The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber --
The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy --
A & P / John Updike --
Everyday use / Alice Walker --
Powerhouse / Eudora Welty --
A worn path / Eudora Welty --
The muse's tragedy / Edith Wharton --
The use of force / William Carlos Williams --
Wasps / Robley Wilson, Jr. --
In the garden of the North American martyrs / Tobias Wolff --
Kew gardens / Virginia Woolf --
The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright --
Writing fiction --
Glossary of critical terms.
Responsibility: [compiled by] R.V. Cassill.

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