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The Oxford book of American short stories /

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Other Authors: Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
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Table of Contents:
  • Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving
  • Peter Rugg, the missing man / William Austin
  • The wives of the dead / Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids / Herman Melville
  • The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe
  • The ghost in the mill / Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Cannibalism in the cars / Samuel Clemens
  • a white heron / Sarah Orne Jewett
  • The storm / Kate Chopin
  • The sheriff's children / Charles Chesnutt
  • The yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • The middle years / Henry James
  • In a far country / Jack London
  • Old woman Magoun / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The little regiment / Stephen Crane
  • A journey / Edith Wharton
  • The strength of God / Sherwood Anderson.
  • A death in the desert / Willa Cather
  • Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer
  • A clean, well-lighted place / Ernest Hemingway
  • An alcoholic case / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The girl with a pimply face / William Carlos Williams
  • He / Katherine Anne Porter
  • That evening sun / William Faulkner
  • Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston / Red-headed baby / Langston Hughes
  • The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright
  • A distant episode / Paul Bowles
  • A late encounter with the enemy / Falnnery O'Connor
  • Sony's blues / James Baldwin
  • Battle royal / Ralph Ellison
  • There will come soft rains / Ray Bradbury
  • Rain in the heart / Peter Taylor
  • Where is the voice coming from? / Eudora Welty.
  • The lecture / Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • My son the murderer / Bernard Malamud
  • Something to remember me by / Saul Bellow
  • The death of Justina / John Cheever
  • Texts / Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The school / Donald Barthelme / The persistence of desire / John Updike
  • Alaska / Alice Adams
  • Are these actual miles? / Raymond Carver
  • Yellow Woman / Leslie Marmon Silko
  • The shawl / Cynthia Ozick
  • Heat / Joyce Carol Oates
  • Hunters in the snow / Tobias Wolff
  • The things they carried / Tim O'Brien
  • Big Bertha stories / Bobbie Ann Mason
  • Fever / John Edgar Wideman
  • The management of grief / Bharati Mukherjee
  • Two kinds / Amy Tan
  • Fleur / Louise Erdrich
  • Gravity / David Leavitt.
  • The house on Mango Street; What Sally said; Linoleum roses; A house of my own / Sandra Cisneros
  • Town Smokes / Pinckney Benedict.