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Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories, the (1976) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Horacio Quiroga’s short stories are infused with the themes of life and death that so obsessed him. They span many fiction genres—jungle tale, Gothic horror story, psychological study, morality tale—and possess a universality that has made him a classic Latin American writer.

Contents:

  • Foreword by Jean Franco
  • Introduction by George D. Schade
  • The Feather Pillow
  • Sunstroke
  • The Pursued
  • The Decapitated Chicken
  • Drifting
  • A Slap in the Face
  • In the Middle of the Night
  • Juan Darién
  • The Dead Man
  • Anaconda
  • The Incense Tree Roof
  • The Son

Original title: The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories
Original languages: Spanish

Quotes:

Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


The following works are contained within this one:
     Feather Pillow, the (1907) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Sunstroke (1908) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Pursued, the (1908) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Decapitated Chicken, the (1909) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Drifting (1912) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Slap in the Face, a (1916) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     In the Middle of the Night (1919) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Juan Darién (1920) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Dead Man, the (1920) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Anaconda (1921) [Novelette]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Incense Tree Roof, the (1922) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga
     Son, the (1935) [Short Story]
      Author: Horacio Quiroga

Edition #1: The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories

The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories (1976)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Margaret Sayers Peden
Illustrated by: Ed Lindlof
Introduction by: George D. Schade
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Manifested in:

The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories (2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Madison, WI
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299198343
Pages: 166
Notes: New forward by Jean Franco (2004)

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The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories (1984)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Austin, TX
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292715417
Pages: 166

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