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The Oxford book of short stories : chosen by V.S. Pritchett.

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  • 12 of 12 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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Somers Library FICTION OXFORD (Text)
Fiction
31031021007792
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Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library SS OXFORD SHORT STORIES (Text)
Short Stories
31035158233246
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0192141163 :
  • ISBN: 0192801910 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 547 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Many are disappointed / V.S. Pritchett -- Sinners / S. O'Faolain -- Guests of the nation / F. O'Connor -- The runaway / M. Callaghan -- Never / H.E. Bates -- A horse and two goats / R.K. Narayan -- A visit of charity / E. Welty -- Various temptations / W. Sansom -- My vocation / M. Lavin -- Five-twenty / P. White -- Goodbye, my brother / J. Cheever -- Mrs Fortescue / D. Lessing -- Parker's back / F. O'Connor -- Going home / W. Trevor --Lifeguard / J. Updike.
Formatted Contents Note:
The two drovers / W. Scott -- The birthmark / N. Hawthorne -- The fall of the House of Usher / E.A. Poe -- The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / M. Twain -- The Iliad of Sandy Bar / B. Harte -- The coup de grzace / A. Bierce -- Paste / H. James -- Thrawn Janet / R.L. Stevenson -- The secret sharer / J. Conrad -- The record of Badalia Herodsfoot / R. Kipling --Telemachus, friend / O. Henry -- Sredni Vashtar / H.H. Munro ('Saki') -- The open boat / S. Crane -- An ideal craftsman / W. de la Mare -- An official position / W.S. Maugham -- I want to know why / S. Anderson -- The field of mustard / A.E. Coppard -- Grace / J. Joyce -- The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence -- Who dealt? / R. Lardner -- The woman at the store / K. Mansfield --Flowering Judas / K.A. Porter -- The tent / L. O'Flaherty -- Dry September / W. Faulkner -- Hills like white elephants / E. Hemingway -- The demon lover / E. Bowen.
Subject: Short stories, English.
Short stories, American.


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