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World of the Short Story, the (1986) [Anthology]
by Ivo Andrić Margaret Atwood Isaac Babel Donald Barthelme Ann Beattie Max Beerbohm Saul Bellow Jorge Luis Borges Tadeusz Borowski Elizabeth Bowen Kay Boyle Dino Buzzati Morley Callaghan Truman Capote Raymond Carver John Cheever Colette A. E. Coppard Julio Cortázar William Faulkner F. Scott Fitzgerald Mavis Gallant Gabriel García Márquez Nadine Gordimer Graham Greene Mark Helprin Ernest Hemingway Franz Kafka Yuri Kazakov Milan Kundera Mary Lavin D. H. Lawrence Doris Lessing Aníbal Monteiro Machado Bernard Malamud Katherine Mansfield W. Somerset Maugham Carson McCullers Yukio Mishima Alice Munro Vladimir Nabokov Flannery O'Connor Frank O'Connor Sean O'Faolain John O'Hara Joyce Carol Oates Cynthia Ozick Katherine Anne Porter V. S. Pritchett Horacio Quiroga Philip Roth William Sansom Irwin Shaw Isaac Bashevis Singer Jean Stafford Peter Taylor James Thurber William Trevor John Updike Robert Penn Warren Eudora Welty E.B. White Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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  • A.V. Laider by Max Beerbohm
  • The Other Wife by Colette
  • The Facts of Life by Somerset Maugham
  • Dusky Ruth by A.E. Coppard
  • The Dead Man by Horacio Quiroga
  • In the Penal Colony by Franz Kafka
  • Odour of Chrysanthemums by D.H. Lawrence
  • The Fly by Katherine Mansfield
  • He by Katherine Anne Porter
  • Thirst by Ivo Andric
  • My First Goose by Isaac Babel
  • The Greatest Man in the World by James Thurber
  • The Piano by Aníbal Monteiro Machado
  • Babylon Revisited by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • That Evening Sun by William Faulkner
  • Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius by Jorge Luis Borges
  • Mysterious Kôr by Elizabeth Bowen
  • First Love by Vladimir Nabokov
  • My Old Man by Ernest Hemingway
  • The Door by E. B. White
  • Lovers of the Lake by Sean O'Faolian
  • The Camberwell Beauty by V. S. Pritchett
  • Men by Kay Boyle
  • A Cap for Steve by Morley Callaghan
  • The Drunkard by Frank O'Connor
  • Cheap in August by Graham Greene
  • The Dead Fiddler by Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • Flight by John O'Hara
  • The Patented Gate and the Mean Hamburger by Robert Penn Warren
  • The End of the World by Dino Buzzati
  • Death of a Traveling Salesman by Eudora Welty
  • The Five-Forty-Eight by John Cheever
  • The Living by Mary Lavin
  • The Vertical Ladder by William Sansom
  • Medal from Jerusalem by Irwin Shaw
  • The Southern Thruway by Julio Cortázar
  • The Jewbird by Bernard Malamud
  • A Silver Dish by Saul Bellow
  • The Interior Castle by Jean Stafford
  • Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland by Carson McCullers
  • The Gift of the Prodigal by Peter Taylor
  • One Off the Short List by Doris Lessing
  • The Supper by Tadeusz Borowski
  • Going Ashore by Mavis Gallant
  • Letter from His Father by Nadine Gordimer
  • Miriam by Truman Capote
  • Three Million Yen by Yukio Mishima
  • The Artifical Nigger by Flannery O'Connor
  • Nikishka's Secrets by Yuri Kazakov
  • Death Constant Beyond Love by Gabriel García Márquez
  • The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick
  • A Complicated Nature by William Trevor
  • The Hitchhiking Game by Milan Kundera
  • Game by Donald Barthelme
  • Bardon Bus by Alice Munro
  • Pigeon Feathers by John Updike
  • Eli, the Fanatic by Philip Roth
  • How I Contemplated the World from the Detroit House of Correction and Began My Life Over Again by Joyce Carol Oates
  • The Man from Mars by Margaret Atwood
  • A Small, Good Thing by Raymond Carver
  • Weekend by Ann Beattie
  • The Schreuderspitze by Mark Helprin

Original title: The World of the Short Story
Original languages: Various


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Odour of Chrysanthemums, the (1911) [Short Story]
      Author: D. H. Lawrence
     A. V. Laider (1919) [Short Story]
      Author: Max Beerbohm
     In the Penal Colony (1919) [Short Story]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Dead Man, the (1920) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Babylon Revisited (1931) [Novelette]
      Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
     Door, the (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: E.B. White
     Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius (1940) [Short Story]
      Author: Jorge Luis Borges
     Mysterious Kôr (1944) [Short Story]
      Author: Elizabeth Bowen
     Artificial Nigger, the (1955) [Short Story]
      Author: Flannery O'Connor
     Jewbird, the (1963) [Short Story]
      Author: Bernard Malamud
     Dead Fiddler, the (1966) [Short Story]
      Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Edition #1: World of the Short Story, the

World of the Short Story, the (1986)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Clifton P. Fadiman
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The World of the Short Story (1986)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Boston, MA
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
ISBN: 9780395368053
Dimensions: 6.6 x 9.5 x 2.2
Pages: 847

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