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50 Great Short Stories - VV.AA.

Mensaje por 1452 » 29 Feb 2012 19:59


50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world’s finest short fiction. The authorsrepresented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, and Poe, through Henry James, Conrad, Aldous Huxley, and James Joyce, to Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter, Faulkner, E.B. White, Saroyan, and O’Connor. The variety in style and subject is enormous, but all these stories have one point in common–the enduring quality of the writing, which places them among the masterpieces of the world’s fiction.

* “The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield
* “The Three-Day Blow” by Ernest Hemingway
* “The Standard of Living” by Dorothy Parker
* “The Saint” by V.S. Pritchett
* “The Other Side of the Hedge” by E. M. Forster
* “Brooksmith” by Henry James
* “The Jockey” by Carson McCullers
* “The Courting of Dinah Shadd” by Rudyard Kipling
* “The Shot” by Alexander Poushkin
* “Graven Image” by John O’Hara
* “Putois” by Anatole France
* “Only the Dead Know Brooklyn” by Thomas Wolfe
* “A. V. Laider” by Max Beerbohm
* “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson
* “The Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allan Poe
* “Looking Back” by Guy de Maupassant
* “The Man Higher Up” by O. Henry
* “The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse” by William Saroyan
* “The Other Two” by Edith Wharton
* “Theft” by Katherine Anne Porter
* “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor
* “The Man of the House” by Frank O’Connor
* “The Man Who Shot Snapping Turtles” by Edmund Wilson
* “The Gioconda Smile” by Aldous Huxley
* “The Curfew Tolls” by Stephen Vincent Bene’t
* “Father Wakes Up the Village” by Clarence Day
* “Ivy Day in the Committee Room” by James Joyce
* “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck
* “The Door” by E. B. White
* “An Upheaval” by Anton Chekhov
* “How Beautiful with Shoes” by Wilbur Daniel Steele
* “A Haunted House” by Virginia Woolf
* “The Catbird Seat” by James Thurber
* “The Schartz-Metterklume Method” by ‘Saki’ (H. H. Munro)
* “The Death of a Bachelor” by Arthur Schnitzler
* “The Apostate” by George Milburn
* “The Phoenix” by Sylvia Townsend Warner
* “That Evening Sun” by William Faulkner
* “The Law” by Robert M. Coates
* “The Tale” by Joseph Conrad
* “A Girl from Red Lion, P.A.” by H. L. Mencken
* “Main Currents of American Thought” by Irwin Shaw
* “The Ghosts by Lord Dunsany”
* “The Minister’s Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
* “A String of Beads” by W. Somerset Maugham
* “The Golden Honeymoon” by Ring Lardner
* “The Man Who Could Work Miracles” by H. G. Wells
* “The Foreigner” by Francis Steegmuller
* “Thrawn Janet” by Robert Louis Stevenson
* “The Chaser” by John Collier