American Short Story Masterpieces

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-03-21
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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An affordable compilation of more than a dozen of the best American short stories features tales by Hawthorne, Twain, James, Cheever, Wharton, and Cather. Contents include "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat," and "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.

Author Biography

Clarence C. Strowbridge has edited several books for Dover, including 100 Favorite English and Irish Poems and Isabella Bird's My First Travels in North America.

Table of Contents

Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
The 1,000,000 Pound Bank-Note by Mark Twain
The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James
Xingu by Edith Wharton
The Furnished Room by O. Henry
The Open Boat by Stephen Crane
A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather
The Golden Honeymoon by Ring Lardner
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz by F. Scott Fitzgerald
He by Katherine Anne Porter
Dry September by William Faulkner
A Worn Path by Eudora Welty
The Enormous Radio by John Cheever

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