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The short story and the oral tradition

Author: Paul C Sherr
Publisher: San Francisco, Boyd & Fraser Pub. Co. [1970]
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Genre/Form: College readers
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sherr, Paul C.
Short story and the oral tradition.
San Francisco, Boyd & Fraser Pub. Co. [1970]
(OCoLC)988213134
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul C Sherr
OCLC Number: 1084494
Description: xviii, 398 pages 23 cm
Contents: Foreward --
Introduction --
Part One --
1. Jokes --
2. Proverbs --
3. Parables --
4. Fables --
5. Anecdotes --
6. Myths --
7. Epics --
8. Folk Tales --
9. From the Oral to the Written Tradition --
Part Two --
The Unicorn in the Garden / James Thurber --
The Celebrated Jumping Frog / Samuel Clemens --
The Elephant's Child / Rudyard Kipling --
The Parable of the Family Which Dwelt Apart / E.B. White --
Sacre du Printemps / Ludwig Bemelmans --
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Sinners / Sean O'Faolain --
Bartleby the Scrivener / Herman Melville --
Seeds / Sherwood Anderson --
The Tell-Tale Heart / Edgar Allan Poe --
Paul's Case / Willa Cather --
What We Don't Know Hurts Us / Mark Schorer --
Seven Say You Can Hear Corn Grow / Kay Boyle --
New Life at Kyerefaso / Efua Theodora Sutherland --
The Apartment Hunter / Brian Moore --
Not Exactly Lena Horne / William Melville Kelley --
Bliss / Katherine Mansfield --
No Dogs Bark / Juan Rulfo --
El Paso del Norte / Juan Rulfo --
Glossary --
Critical Check List --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: [by] Paul C. Sherr.

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