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Title The Oxford book of short stories / chosen by V.S. Pritchett.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c1981.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    Oxford    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S OXF    Available
Description xiv, 547 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The two drovers / Sir Walter Scott -- The birthmark / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The fall of the House of Usher / Edgar Allan Poe -- The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Mark Twain -- The Iliad of Sandy Bar / Bret Harte -- The coup de grâce / Ambrose Bierce -- Paste / Henry James -- Thrawn Janet / Robert Louis Stevenson -- The secret sharer / Joseph Conrad -- The record of Badalia Herodsfoot / Rudyard Kipling -- Telemachus, friend / O. Henry -- Sredni Vashtar / Hector Hugh Munro ('Saki') -- The open boat / Stephen Crane -- An ideal craftsman / Walter De La Mare -- An official position / W. Somerset Maugham -- I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson -- The field of mustard / A.E. Coppard -- Grace / James Joyce -- The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence -- Who dealt? / Ring Lardner -- The woman at the store / Katherine Mansfield -- Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter -- The tent / Liam O'Flaherty --
Dry September / William Faulkner -- Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway -- The demon lover / Elizabeth Bowen -- Many are disappointed / V.S. Pritchett -- Sinners / Seán O'Faoláin -- Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor -- The runaway / Morley Callaghan -- Never / H.E. Bates -- A horse and two goats / R.K. Narayan -- A visit of charity / Eudora Welty -- Various temptations / William Sansom -- My vocation / Mary Lavin -- Five-twenty / Patrick White -- Goodbye, my brother / John Cheever -- Mrs Fortescue / Doris Lessing -- Parker's back / Flannery O'Connor -- Going home / William Trevor -- Lifeguard / John Updike.
Subject Short stories, English.
Short stories, American.
Added Author Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997-
Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Two drovers.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Birthmark.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Fall of the house of Usher.
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County.
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902. Iliad of Sandy Bar.
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Coup de grace.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Paste.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Thrawn Janet.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Secret sharer.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Record of Badalia Herodsfoot.
Henry, O., 1862-1910. Telemachus, friend.
Saki, 1870-1916. Sredni Vashtar.
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900. Open boat.
De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956. An ideal craftsman.
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965. An official position.
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. I want to know why.
Coppard, A. E. (Alfred Edgar), 1878-1957. Field of mustard.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Grace.
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Rocking-horse winner.
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933. Who dealt?
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923. Woman at the store.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Flowering Judas.
O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896- Tent.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Dry September.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Hills like white elephants.
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973. Demon lover.
Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900- Many are disappointed.
O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900- Sinners.
O'Connor, Frank, 1903-1966. Guests of the nation.
Callaghan, Morley, 1903-1990- Runaway.
Bates, H. E. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974. Never.
Narayan, R. K., 1906- A horse and two goats.
Welty, Eudora, 1909- A visit of charity.
Sansom, William, 1912-. Various temptations.
Lavin, Mary, 1912- My vocation.
White, Patrick, 1912- Five-twenty.
Cheever, John, 1912- Goodbye, my brother.
Lessing, Doris Mary, 1919- Mrs Fortescue.
O'Connor, Flannery, Parker's back.
Trevor, William, 1928- Going home.
Updike, John, 1932- Lifeguard.
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