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Short Story Masterpieces (1954) [Anthology]
by Conrad Aiken Nelson Algren Sherwood Anderson John Cheever John Collier Joseph Conrad A. E. Coppard Stephen Crane Harold L. Davis William Faulkner F. Scott Fitzgerald Ernest Hemingway Henry James James Joyce Ring Lardner D. H. Lawrence Sinclair Lewis Katherine Mansfield W. Somerset Maugham Mary McCarthy Carson McCullers Hector Hugh Munro Frank O'Connor Sean O'Faolain Elizabeth Parsons Katherine Anne Porter J.F. Powers Saki J. D. Salinger Irwin Shaw Jean Stafford John Steinbeck Peter Taylor Elizabeth Taylor James Thurber Eudora Welty William Carlos Williams Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

A superlative collection of thirty-six unforgettable stories by these world famous authors....


  • Impulse by Conrad Aiken
  • A Bottle of Milk for Mother by Nelson Algren
  • The Egg by Sherwood Anderson
  • Torch Song by John Cheever
  • Witch's Money by John Collier
  • An Outpost of Progress by Joseph Conrad
  • The Third Prize by A.E. Coppard
  • The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky by Stephen Crane
  • Open Winter by H.L. Davis
  • Barn Burning by William Faulkner
  • Winter Dreams by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Soldier's Home by Ernest Hemingway
  • The Tree of Knowledge by Henry James
  • The Boarding House by James Joyce
  • Liberty Hall by Ring Lardner
  • The Horse Dealer's Daughter by D.H. Lawrence
  • Virga Vay and Allan Cedar by Sinclair Lewis
  • Marriage la Mode by Katherine Mansfield
  • The Outstation by W. Somerset Maugham
  • "Cruel and Barbarous Treatment" by Mary McCarthy
  • Sojourner by Carson McCullers
  • The Open Window by "Saki" ( H.H. Munro)
  • My Oedipus Complex by Frank O'Connor
  • Innocence by Sean O'Faolain
  • The Nightingales Sing by Elizabeth Parsons
  • Flowering Judas by Katherine Anne Porter
  • The Valiant Woman by J.F. Powers
  • Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut by J.D. Salinger
  • The Eighty-Yard Run by Irwin Shaw
  • A Country Love Story by Jean Stafford
  • Flight by John Steinbeck
  • A Red-Letter Day by Elizabeth Taylor
  • A Spinster's Tale by Peter Taylor
  • You Could Look It Up by James Thurber
  • Why I Live at the P.O. by Eudora Welty
  • The Use of Force by William Carlos Williams.

Original title: Short Story Masterpieces
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Open Window, the (1911) [Short Story]
      Author: Saki
     Egg, the (1920) [Short Story]
      Author: Sherwood Anderson
     Winter Dreams (1922) [Novelette]
      Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
     Horse Dealer's Daughter, the (1922) [Short Story]
      Author: D. H. Lawrence
     Impulse (1933) [Short Story]
      Author: Conrad Aiken
     Use of Force, the (1938) [Short Story]
      Author: William Carlos Williams
     Flight (1938) [Short Story]
      Author: John Steinbeck
     Barn Burning (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: William Faulkner
     Bottle of Milk for Mother, a (1941) [Short Story]
      Author: Nelson Algren

Edition #1: Short Story Masterpieces

Short Story Masterpieces (1954)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Robert Penn Warren Albert Erskine
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Short Story Masterpieces (1958)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Laurel
ISBN: 0440378648
Pages: 542

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