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A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors

Author: Bernardine KieltyIvan Sergeevich TurgenevLeo Tolstoy, grafAnton Pavlovich ChekhovHonoré de BalzacAll authors
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [1947] ©1947
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kielty, Bernardine.
Treasury of short stories.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1947
(OCoLC)646982632
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernardine Kielty; Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Honoré de Balzac; Gustave Flaubert; Guy de Maupassant; Alphonse Daudet; Anatole France; H C Andersen; Friedrich Gerstäcker; Giovanni Verga; Robert Louis Stevenson; Maurice Hewlett; Arthur Conan Doyle; Rudyard Kipling; Leonard Merrick; W W Jacobs; Joseph Conrad; Edgar Allan Poe; Ambrose Bierce; Sarah Orne Jewett; Frank R Stockton; Stephen Crane; Jack London; O Henry; Henry James; Edith Wharton; Isak Dinesen; Frank O'Connor; Liam O'Flaherty; Seán O'Faoláin; D H Lawrence; Katherine Mansfield; W Somerset Maugham; Aldous Huxley; Evelyn Waugh; Elizabeth Bowen; Roald Dahl; M R James; E M Forster; Saki; Oliver Onions; Virginia Woolf; A E Coppard; William Hope Hodgson; John Collier; Sherwood Anderson; Ring Lardner; Damon Runyon; F Scott Fitzgerald; Katharine Brush; Dorothy Parker; Ernest Hemingway; John Steinbeck; John O'Hara; Jerome Weidman; Irwin Shaw; James Thurber; Ludwig Bemelmans; William Saroyan; Stephen Vincent Benét; Walter D Edmonds; Conrad Aiken; Dorothy Canfield Fisher; Eudora Welty; William Faulkner; Thomas Wolfe; Erskine Caldwell; Richard Wright; Katherine Anne Porter
OCLC Number: 312174
Description: xiii, 849 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Yermolaï and the miller's wife / Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev --
The death of Ivan Ilyich / Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoi [Tolstoy] --
A day in the country / Anton Pavlovich Chekhov --
A passion in the desert / Honoré de Balzac --
A simple heart / Gustave Flaubert --
Two little soldiers / Guy de Maupassant --
The last lesson / Alphonse Daudet --
Our lady's juggler / Anatole France --
The steadfast tin soldier / Hans Christian Andersen --
Germelshausen / Friedrich Gerstäcker --
The Saint Joseph's ass / Giovanni Verga --
A lodging for the night / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Quattrocentisteria / Maurice Hewlett --
The red-headed league / Arthur Conan Doyle --
Without benefit of clergy / Rudyard Kipling --
The tragedy of a comic song / Leonard Merrick --
The money box / W.W. Jacobs --
The secret sharer / Joseph Conrad --
The cask of Amontillado / Edgar Allan Poe --
A horseman in the sky / Ambrose Bierce --
The Hiltons' holiday / Sara Orne Jewett --
The griffin and the Minor Canon / Frank Stockton --
The pace of youth / Stephen Crane --
To build a fire / Jack London --
The coming-out of Maggie / O. Henry --
The altar of the dead / Henry James --
Afterward / Edith Wharton --
Sorrow-acre / Isak Dinesen --
The storyteller / Frank O'Connor --
The old hunter / Liam O'Flaherty --
Sinners / Sean O'Faoláin --
The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
The doll's house / Katherine Mansfield --
Mackintosh / W. Somerset Maugham --
Young Archimedes / Aldous Huxley --
Bella Fleace gave a party / Evelyn Waugh --
Joining Charles / Elizabeth Bowen --
Beware of the dog / Roald Dahl --
The mezzotint / M.R. James --
The story of a panic / E.M. Forster --
The open window / Saki (H.H. Munro) --
The beckoning fair one / Oliver Onions --
A haunted house / Virginia Woolf --
Adam and Eve and pinch me / A.E. Coppard --
The voice in the night / William Hope Hodgson --
Bird of prey / John Collier --
I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson --
Some like them cold / Ring Lardner --
Blood pressure / Damon Runyon --
Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Night club / Katharine Brush --
A telephone call / Dorothy Parker --
The snows of Kilimanjaro / Ernest Hemingway --
The leader of the people / John Steinbeck --
Price's always open / John O'Hara --
The tuxedos / Jerome Weidman --
Act of faith / Irwin Shaw --
The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber --
Sacre du printemps / Ludwig Bemelmans --
Seventy thousand Assyrians / William Saroyan --
O'Halloran's luck / Stephen Vincent Benét --
Tom Whipple / Walter D. Edmonds --
Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken --
Sex education / Dorothy Canfield --
The petrified man / Eudora Welty --
The hound / William Faulkner --
No door / Thomas Wolfe --
Saturday afternoon / Erskine Caldwell --
Almos' a man / Richard Wright --
gThe old order / Katherine Anne Porter.
Responsibility: edited by Bernardine Kielty.

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The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call.

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