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Title The Oxford book of American short stories / edited by Joyce Carol Oates
Published Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992

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Description xiv, 768 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Stories include: -- 1. Rip Van Winkle, Washington Irving -- 2. The Wives of the Dead, Nathaniel Hawthorne -- 3. The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids, Herman Melville -- 4. The Tell-Tale Heart, Edgar Allan Poe -- 5. The Ghost in the Mill, Harriet Beecher Stowe -- 6. Cannibalism in the Cars, Mark Twain -- 7. The Storm, Kate Chopin -- 8. The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Gilman Perkins -- 9. The Middle Years, Henry James -- 10. In a Far Country, Jack London -- 11. The Little Regiment, Stephen Crane -- 12. A Journey, Edith Wharton -- 13. A Death in the Desert, Willa Carter -- 14. A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, Ernest Hemingway -- 15. An Alcoholic Case, F. Scott Fitzgerald -- 16. The Girl with the Pimply Face, William Carlos Williams -- 17. He, Katherine Anne Porter -- 18. Red-Headed Baby, Langston Hughes -- 19. A Late Encounter with the Enemy, Flannery O'Connor -- 20. Sonny's Blues, James Baldwin -- 21. There will Come Soft Rains, Ray Bradbury -- 22. Where is the Voice Coming From, Eudora Welty -- 23. The Lecture, Isaac Beshevis Singer -- 24. My Son the Murderer, Bernard Malamud -- 25. Something to Remember Me By, Saul Bellow -- 26. The Death of Justina, John Cheever -- 27. Texts, Ursula Le Guin -- 28. The Persistence of Desire, John Updike -- 29. Are These Actual Miles?, Raymond Carver -- 30. Heat, Joyce Carol Oates
Summary 56 classic short stories by authors such as Poe, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Bellow, Wharton and Updike
Analysis English fiction Short stories
United States
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes index
Subject Short stories, American.
Medicine in Literature.
United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Fiction.
Author Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
LC no. 92001353
ISBN 0195070658 (acid-free paper)
Other Titles American short stories
American short stories