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200 years of great American short stories

200 years of great American short stories

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Published by Galahad Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTwo hundred years of great American short stories.
    Statementedited by Martha Foley.
    ContributionsFoley, Martha.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 968 p. ;
    Number of Pages968
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18201238M
    ISBN 100883656655
    LC Control Number82082360

    I used to go to the library and read the old annual Best American Short Story collections. There was something almost religious about picking up a copy from and reading a story by a then unknown kid named Ernest Hemingway in that old type-face, or the Faulkner stories in just about every annual volume during the s. In Kristen Roupenian's New Yorker short story 'Cat Person' went viral, sparking a debate about sexual power and consent in the midst of the rising #MeToo follow-up collection of.

      Whether you want to write short stories, simply want better insight as a reader, or even if you are looking for a new lens through which to view American history, the 24 rich and informative lectures of Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readers will show you the ins and outs of this infinitely adaptable—and intrinsically American—literary form. Good collection of short stories from the last years of American stories. My favorite was one I remember reading a long time ago, Stephen Vincent Benet's By the Waters of Babylon. There were many other good tales, and others I didn't really like so that is the good thing about lots of authors and stories always SOMETHING to like/5(40).

    years of great american short stories. martha foley - editor. published by houghton miffin co., boston, ma () used. hardcover. first edition. the story was published in farrell's book "the short stories of james t. farrell" by the vanguard press in martha foley, the editor, provides an introduction about the evolution of the. Featuring 19 of the finest works in the American short-story tradition, this compilation includes: "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe, "Bartleby" by Herman Melville, "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Killers" by Ernest Hemingway, plus stories by Hawthorne, Twain, Cather, and others.


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