9780486421193

Great American Short Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486421193

  • ISBN10:

    0486421198

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/23/2002
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

Featuring 19 of the finest works in the American short-story tradition, this compilation includes: "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe, "Bartleby" by Herman Melville, "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Killers" by Ernest Hemingway, plus stories by Hawthorne, Twain, Cather, and others.

Table of Contents

Young Goodman Brown (1835)
1(13)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Tell-Tale Heart (1843)
13(5)
Edgar Allan Poe
Bartleby (1856)
18(31)
Herman Melville
The Luck of Roaring Camp (1870)
49(9)
Bret Harte
The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky (1878)
58(10)
Stephen Crane
The Private History of a Campaign that Failed (1885)
68(16)
Mark Twain
A White Heron (1886)
84(9)
Sarah Orne Jewett
The Goophered Grapevine (1887)
93(11)
Charles Waddell Chesnutt
A New England Nun (1891)
104(11)
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The Yellow Wallpaper (1892)
115(15)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Real Thing (1893)
130(22)
Henry James
A Pair of Silk Stockings (1897)
152(5)
Kate Chopin
To Build a Fire (1908)
157(14)
Jack London
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1909)
171(8)
Ambrose Bierce
The Lost Phoebe (1916)
179(13)
Theodore Dreiser
Paul's Case (1920)
192(18)
Willa Cather
Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1920)
210(22)
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Egg (1921)
232(9)
Sherwood Anderson
The Killers (1927)
241
Ernest Hemingway

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