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The Norton anthology of short fiction

Author: Ronald Verlin Cassill
Publisher: New York [etc.] : Norton, [1986]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Verlin Cassill
ISBN: 0393954730 9780393954739
OCLC Number: 906897382
Description: XXXI, 1597 p. ; 21 cm
Contents: 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 Bradburry. 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 ; The fourth alarm / John Cheever. The lady with the pet dog ; A visit to friends ; The darling / Anton Chekhov. Désirée's baby / Kate Chopin. The star / Arthur C. Clarke. The notorious jumping frog of Calaveras Country / Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain). The corset / Evan S. Connell. Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad. The babysitter / Robert Coover. The open boat ; 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 ; Barn Burning ; The bear / William Faulkner. Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald. The legend of Sain 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 ; The birthmark / Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hills like white elephants / Ernes Hemingway. In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried / Amy Hempel. Sea treader / William Hoffman. The lottery / Shirley Jackson. The tree of knowledge ; The jolly corner / Henry James. Araby ; A little cloud ; The dead / James Joyce. The metamorphosis ; A hunger artist / Franz Kafka. Haircut / Ring Lardner. The loons / Margaret Laurence. Tickets, please ; The horse dealer's daughter ; 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 ; 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 ; Prue /Alice Munro. Signs and symbols / Vladimir Nabokov. How I contamplated the world from the Detroit House of Correction and began my life over again / Joyce Carol Oates. A good man is hard to find ; Everything that rises must converge ; Parker's back / Flannery O'Connor. Guests of the nation ; My Oedipus complex / Frank O'Connor. Tell me a riddle. / Tillie Olsen. The used-boy raisers / Grace Paley. Emotion recollected in Tranquillity / Jonathan Penner. Souvenir / Jayne Anne Phillips. The fall of the house of Usher ; The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe. Theft ; Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter. The valiant Woman / J. F. Powers. Coach / Mary Robinson. The conversion of the jews / Philip Roth. The open window / Saki (H.H. Munro). The girs in their summer dress / 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 Leonorea 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 ; 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 about fiction. Writing fiction.
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