The realm of fiction

61 short stories

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This unusually large collection offers a well-baldnced intro- duction to the short story: American, English, European, and Russian—from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1960s. The selections include stories by 22 nineteenth-century masters and 26 of the great modern figures. A special section offers 13 contemporary stories representing new or experimental dimensions of short fiction. Brief biographical, notes, a chronology of authors, and an introductory es$aij on the short story are also included. --back cover

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McGraw-Hill
Language
English
Pages
455

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The realm of fiction: 61 short stories
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New York

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1965

Classifications

Library of Congress
PZ1.H16 Re

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
xv, 455 p.
Number of pages
455

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5933669M
Internet Archive
realmoffiction6100hall
LCCN
64066022
OCLC/WorldCat
296847
Library Thing
497303
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1347225

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A living relic / Ivan Turgenev ; translated by Constance Garnett --
A Christmas tree and a wedding / Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated by P.H. Porosky --
The story of Yemilyan and the empty drum / Leo Tolstoy --
The bet / Anton Chekhov --
Ritter gluck / E.T.A. Hoffmann ; translated by Peter Gontrum --
The taking of the redoubt / Prosper Mérimée --
Consolation / Giovanni Verga ; translated by Giovanni Cecchetti --
The piece of string / Guy de Maupassant ; translated by Jonathan Sturges --
The traveler's story of a terribly strange bed / Wilkie Collins --
A tradition of 1804 / Thomas Hardy --
The sisters Qita / Arnold Bennett --
The story of Muhammad Din / Rudyard Kipling --
The lord of the dynamos / H.G. Wells --
The remarkable rocket / Oscar Wilde --
An outpost of progress / Joseph Conrad --
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Black Cat / Edgar Allan Poe --
Tennessee's partner / Bret Harte --
A psychological shipwreck / Ambrose Bierce --
Jim Baker's blue-jay yarn / Mark Twain --
The bride comes to Yellow Sky / Stephen Crane --
A deal in wheat / Frank Norris --
The young man who flew past / Arcadii Averchenko ; translated by Bernard Guilbert Guerney --
The awakening / Isaac Babel ; translated by Bernard Guilbert Guerney --
"Our father who art in heaven" / Valentin Katayev ; translated by Marie Winn --
Tobias Mindernickel / Thomas Mann --
The poet / Hermann Hesse ; translated by Peter Gontrum --
Jackals and Arabs / Franz Kafka ; translated by Willa and Edwin Muir --
The last judgment / Karel Čapek ; translated by Norma Jeanne McFadden and Leopold Pospišil --
The chronicle of an old rose-tree / Strates Myriveles ; translated by Emmanuel Hatzantonis --
The wall / Jean-Paul Sartre ; translated by Lloyd Alexander --
Ivy day in the committee room / James Joyce --
The blind man / D.H. Lawrence --
The fly / Katherine Mansfield --
The other side of the hedge / E.M. Forster --
The duchess and the jeweller / Virginia Woolf --
Her table spread / Elizabeth Bowen --
Brother / Graham Greene --
Christmas morning / Frank O'Connor --
"Europe" / Henry James --
While the auto waits / O. Henry --
The egg / Sherwood Anderson --
The long way out / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
A clean, well-lighted place / Ernest Hemingway --
A rose for Emily / William Faulkner --
Rope / Katherine Anne Porter --
The benefits of American life / James T. Farrell --
Astronomer's wife / Kay Boyle --
The boar hunt / José Vasconcelos ; translated by Paul Waldorf --
The secret miracle / Jorge Luis Borges ; translated by Harriet D. Onís --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
The jewbird / Bernard Malamud --
The life you save may be your own / Flannery O'Connor --
The brigadier / Isaac Rosenfeld --
Happy marriage / R.V. Cassill --
Wedding night / Tommaso Landolfi ; translated by Raymond Rosenthal --
Snow / Ted Hughes --
Us he devours / James B. Hall --
A world ends / Wolfgang Hildesheimer --
The secret room / Alain Robbe-Grillet ; translated by Richard Howard --
Stories and texts for nothing, III / Samuel Beckett ; translated by Anthony Bonner and Samuel Beckett.

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