THE WORLD S GREATEST SHORT STORIES

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The World S Greatest Short Stories

Author : James Daley
ISBN : 9780486114798
Genre : Fiction
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Ranging from the 19th to the 20th centuries, this wonderfully wide-ranging and enjoyable anthology includes Poe, Chekhov, Joyce, Kafka, Faulkner, Pirandello, Mann, and other major writers of world literature.
Category: Fiction

The World S Greatest Short Stories

Author : James Daley
ISBN : 9780486447162
Genre : Fiction
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Wonderfully wide-ranging and enjoyable, this outstanding collection features short stories by great nineteenth- and twentieth-century writers from America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Western Europe. Included are Hemingway's "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," in which two waiters and a lonely customer in a Spanish cafe confront the concept of nothingness; "A & P," John Updike's most anthologized story and one of his most popular; "Borges and I," typical Jorge Luis Borges — imaginative, philosophical, and mysterious; as well as short masterpieces by Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, Herman Melville, Thomas Mann, Guy de Maupassant, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, D. H. Lawrence, and ten other great writers. Prime examples of the classic short story, these enduring literary treasures will be invaluable to students and teachers as well as to anyone who appreciates the finely turned tale.
Category: Fiction

Great American Short Stories

Author : Various Authors
ISBN : 9788193607077
Genre : Fiction
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Featuring 19 of the finest works from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new compilation begins with Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1835 tale 'Young Goodman Brown' and ranges across an entire century, concluding with Ernest Hemingway's 1927 classic, 'The Killers'. Other selections include Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart', Melville's 'Bartleby', Harte's 'The Luck of Roaring Camp', 'To Build a Fire', by Jack London, 'The Real Thing' by Henry James, F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair', plus stories by Mark Twain, Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles Chesnutt, Kate Chopin, Stephen Crane, Willa Cather, Ambrose Bierce, Theodore Dreiser, and others. Perfect for classroom use, this outstanding collection of tales will also prove popular with fiction readers everywhere.
Category: Fiction

Great Russian Short Stories

Author : Paul Negri
ISBN : 9780486112244
Genre : Fiction
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Twelve powerful works of fiction, including Pushkin's "The Overcoat," "Twenty-Six Men and a Girl" by Gorky, and "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Tolstoy, plus works by Gogol, Turgenev, more.
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The Best American Short Stories Of The Century

Author : John Updike
ISBN : 0395843677
Genre : Fiction
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With a new 1999 story added to the paperback volume, this collection of the best stories of the century includes some of the greatest names in literature as well as a few spectacular one-hit wonders. Reprint.
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Great Short Short Stories

Author : Paul Negri
ISBN : 9780486114897
Genre : Fiction
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This outstanding collection of more than 30 brilliant short stories — each just six or fewer pages in length — features popular tales by Kafka, Poe, Dickens, O. Henry, Chekhov, Wilde, and many others. Includes two selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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American Short Story Masterpieces

Author : Clarence C. Strowbridge
ISBN : 9780486499130
Genre : Fiction
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An affordable compilation of more than a dozen of the best American short stories features tales by Hawthorne, Twain, James, Cheever, Wharton, and Cather. Contents include "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat," and "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.
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Short Stories

Author : Edith Wharton
ISBN : 9780486153704
Genre : Fiction
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Includes 7 superbly crafted tales of love and marriage, divorce and other topics: "Souls Belated," "The Pelican," "The Muse's Tragedy," "Expiation," "The Dilettante," "Xingu," and "The Other Two."
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Short Story Masterpieces

Author : Robert Penn Warren
ISBN : 9780440378648
Genre : Fiction
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Contains thirty-six stories by world famous authors.
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50 Great American Short Stories

Author : Milton Crane
ISBN : 9780553272949
Genre : Fiction
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Gathers classic short stories by such authors as Washington Irving, Edgar Allen Poe, Edith Wharton, Mark Twain, Henry James, O. Henry, Jack London, Dorothy Parker, James Agee, and John Updike
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