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The Resource The best American short stories of the century, John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike

The best American short stories of the century, John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike

Label
The best American short stories of the century
Title
The best American short stories of the century
Statement of responsibility
John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TXP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Updike, John
  • Kenison, Katrina
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  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
Label
The best American short stories of the century, John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Titles selected by John Updike from the 1915 through 1998 editions of The best American short stories series
Contents
Zelig / Benjamin Rosenblatt -- Little selves / Mary Lerner -- A jury of her peers / Susan Glaspell -- The other woman / Sherwood Anderson -- The golden honeymoon / Ring Lardner -- Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer -- The killers / Ernest Hemingway -- Double birthday / Willa Cather -- Wild plums / Grace Stone Coates -- Theft / Katherine Anne Porter -- That evening sun go down / William Faulkner -- Here we are / Dorothy Parker -- Crazy Sunday / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- My dead brother comes to America / Alexander Godin -- Resurrection of a life / William Saroyan -- Christmas gift / Robert Penn Warren -- Bright and morning star / Richard Wright -- The hitch-hikers / Eudora Welty -- The peach stone / Paul Horgan -- "That in Aleppo once..." / Vladimir Nabokov -- The interior castle / Jean Stafford -- Miami-New York / Martha Gellhorn -- The second tree from the corner / E.B. White -- The farmer's children / Elizabeth Bishop -- Death of a favorite / J.F. Powers -- The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin / Tennessee Williams -- The country husband / John Cheever -- Greenleaf / Flannery O'Connor -- The ledge / Lawrence Sargent Hall -- Defender of the faith / Philip Roth -- Criers and kibitzers, kibitzers and criers / Stanley Elkin -- The German refugee / Bernard Malamud -- Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates -- The rotifer / Mary Ladd Gavell -- Gold Coast / James Alan McPherson -- The key / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- A city of churches / Donald Barthelme -- How to win / Rosellen Brown -- Roses, rhododendron / Alice Adams -- Verona : a young woman speaks / Harold Brodkey -- A silver dish / Saul Bellow -- Gesturing / John Updike -- The shawl / Cynthia Ozick -- Where I'm calling from / Raymond Carver -- Janus / Ann Beattie -- The way we live now / Susan Sontag -- The things they carried / Tim O'Brien -- Meneseteung / Alice Munro -- You're ugly, too / Lorrie Moore -- I want to live ! / Thom Jones -- In the gloaming / Alice Elliott Dark -- Proper library / Carolyn Ferrell -- Birthmates / Gish Jen -- Soon / Pam Durban -- The half-skinned steer / Annie Proulx
Control code
ocm40964002
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 775 p.
Isbn
9780395843680
System control number
(Sirsi) AEQ-5854
Label
The best American short stories of the century, John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike
Publication
Note
Titles selected by John Updike from the 1915 through 1998 editions of The best American short stories series
Contents
Zelig / Benjamin Rosenblatt -- Little selves / Mary Lerner -- A jury of her peers / Susan Glaspell -- The other woman / Sherwood Anderson -- The golden honeymoon / Ring Lardner -- Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer -- The killers / Ernest Hemingway -- Double birthday / Willa Cather -- Wild plums / Grace Stone Coates -- Theft / Katherine Anne Porter -- That evening sun go down / William Faulkner -- Here we are / Dorothy Parker -- Crazy Sunday / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- My dead brother comes to America / Alexander Godin -- Resurrection of a life / William Saroyan -- Christmas gift / Robert Penn Warren -- Bright and morning star / Richard Wright -- The hitch-hikers / Eudora Welty -- The peach stone / Paul Horgan -- "That in Aleppo once..." / Vladimir Nabokov -- The interior castle / Jean Stafford -- Miami-New York / Martha Gellhorn -- The second tree from the corner / E.B. White -- The farmer's children / Elizabeth Bishop -- Death of a favorite / J.F. Powers -- The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin / Tennessee Williams -- The country husband / John Cheever -- Greenleaf / Flannery O'Connor -- The ledge / Lawrence Sargent Hall -- Defender of the faith / Philip Roth -- Criers and kibitzers, kibitzers and criers / Stanley Elkin -- The German refugee / Bernard Malamud -- Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates -- The rotifer / Mary Ladd Gavell -- Gold Coast / James Alan McPherson -- The key / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- A city of churches / Donald Barthelme -- How to win / Rosellen Brown -- Roses, rhododendron / Alice Adams -- Verona : a young woman speaks / Harold Brodkey -- A silver dish / Saul Bellow -- Gesturing / John Updike -- The shawl / Cynthia Ozick -- Where I'm calling from / Raymond Carver -- Janus / Ann Beattie -- The way we live now / Susan Sontag -- The things they carried / Tim O'Brien -- Meneseteung / Alice Munro -- You're ugly, too / Lorrie Moore -- I want to live ! / Thom Jones -- In the gloaming / Alice Elliott Dark -- Proper library / Carolyn Ferrell -- Birthmates / Gish Jen -- Soon / Pam Durban -- The half-skinned steer / Annie Proulx
Control code
ocm40964002
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 775 p.
Isbn
9780395843680
System control number
(Sirsi) AEQ-5854

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