The World of the short story : a twentieth century collection


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Fadiman, Clifton


Keyword(s):
Short stories. Fiction -- 20th century. Short stories.


Year:
1986


Pages:
xiii, 847 p.


Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin


Publisher location:
Boston


Accession number:
12946602


Label:
Box 139


Notes:
24 cm. A.V. Laider / Max Beerbohm -- Other wife / Colette -- Facts of life / Somerset Maugham -- Dusky Ruth / A.E. Coppard -- Dead man / Horacio Quiroga -- In the penal colony / Franz Kafka -- Odour of chrysanthemums / D.H. Lawrence -- Fly / Katherine Mansfield -- He / Katherine Anne Porter -- Thirst / Ivo Andric -- My first goose / Isaac Babel -- Greatest man in the world / James Thurber -- Piano / AnÌbal M. Machado -- Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- That evening sun / William Faulkner -- Tlˆn, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius / Jorge L. Borges -- Mysterious KÙr / Elizabeth Bowen -- First love / Vladimir Nabokov -- My old man / Ernest Hemingway -- Door / E.B. White -- Lovers of the Lake / Sean O'Faolain -- Camberwell beauty / V.S. Pritchett -- Men / Kay Boyle -- Cap for Steve / Morley Callaghan -- Drunkard / Frank O'Connor -- Cheap in August / Graham Greene -- Dead fiddler / Isaac B. Singer -- Flight / John O'Hara -- Patented gate and the mean hamburger / Robert P. Warren -- End of the world / Dino Buzzati -- Death of a traveling salesman / Eudora Welty -- Five-forty-eight / John Cheever -- Living / Mary Lavin -- Vertical ladder / William Sansom -- Medal from Jerusalem / Irwin Shaw -- Southern thruway / Julio Cort·zar -- Jewbird / Bernard Malamud -- Silver dish / Saul Bellow -- Interior castle / Jean Stafford -- Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland / Carson McCullers -- Gift of the prodigal / Peter Taylor -- One off the short list / Doris Lessing -- Supper / Tadeusz Borowski -- Going ashore / Mavis Gallant -- Letter from his father / Nadine Gordimer -- Miriam / Truman Capote -- Three million yen / Yukio Mishima -- Artificial nigger / Flannery O'Connor -- Nikishka's secrets / Yuri Kazakov -- Death constant beyond love / Gabriel G. M·rquez -- Shawl / Cynthia Ozick -- Complicated nature / William Trevor -- Hitchhiking game / Milan Kundera -- Game / Donald Barthelme -- Bardon bus / Alice Munro -- Pigeon feathers / John Updike -- Eli, the fanatic / Philip Roth -- How I contemplated the world from the Detroit House of Correction and began my life over again / Joyce C. Oates -- Man from Mars / Margaret Atwood -- A small, good thing / Raymond Carver -- Weekend / Ann Beattie -- Schreuderspitze / Mark Helprin. Also issued online. selected and edited by Clifton Fadiman. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PN6120.2; Dewey: 808.83/1


ISBN:
ISBN: 0395368057; 9780395368053 LCCN: 85-27292


Work type:
Fiction (fic)


Abstract:
Contains 62 stories from 16 countries written during the 20th century.


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