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Title The world treasury of love stories / selected and with an introduction by Lucy Rosenthal ; with a foreword by Clifton Fadiman, general editor.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    WORLD    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S WOR    Available
Description 578 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Sintra / Alice Adams -- A passion in the desert / Honore De Balzac -- The book of Ruth / The New English Bible -- The adventure of a soldier / Italo Calvino -- Fever / Raymond Carver -- The country husband / John Cheever -- The lady with the pet dog / Anton Chekhov -- Eyes of zapata / Sandra Cisneros -- April / Colette -- Francesca and Paolo (from the inferno) / Dante Alighieri -- The immortal story / Isak Dinesen -- The walk / Jose Donoso -- A simple heart / Gustave Flaubert -- My lover, his summer vacation / Gail Godwin -- Whistling / Myra Goldberg -- Don't explain / Jewell L. Gomez -- A find / Nadine Gordimer -- The birthmark / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Adina / Henry James -- The moon on the water / Yasunari Kawabata -- The marquise of O̲ / Heinrich Von Kleist -- The hitchhiking game / Milan Kundera -- The horse dealer's daughter / D. H. Lawrence -- Territory / David Leavitt -- One off the short list / Doris Lessing -- Patriotism / Yukio Mishima -- First love / Vladimir Nabokov -- Imagine kissing Pete / John O'Hara -- Rope / Katherine Anne Porter -- Blind love / V. S. Pritchett -- Short Friday / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Lovers of their time / William Trevor -- Separating / John Updike -- The wolf / Giovanni Verga -- To hell with dying / Alice Walker -- The wide net / Eudora Welty -- Roman fever / Edith Wharton -- Epilogue; from the Molly bloom soliloquy, Ulysses / James Joyce.
Subject Love -- Literary collections
Genre/Form Short stories
Love stories
Added Author Rosenthal, Lucy
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999.
Adams, Alice, 1926- Sintra
Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850. Passion in the desert
Calvino, Italo, Adventure of a soldier.
Carver, Raymond, Fever.
Cheever, John, Country husband
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Lady with the pet dog
Cisneros, Sandra, Eyes of Zapata
Colette, 1873-1954. April
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Francesca and Paolo (from the Inferno)
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Immotral story
Donoso, José, 1924- Walk
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Cœur simple. English
Godwin, Gail, My lover, his summer vacation
Goldberg, Myra, 1943- Whistling.
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948- Don't explain
Gordimer, Nadine, Find
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Birthmark.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Adina.
Kawabata, Yasunari, 1899-1972. Moon on the water
Kleist, Heinrich von, 1777-1811. Marquise von O--. English
Kundera, Milan, Hitchhiking game
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Horse dealer's daughter
Leavitt, David, 1961- Territory.
Lessing, Doris May, 1919- One off the short list
Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970. Yūkoku. English
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. First love.
O'Hara, John, 1905-1970. Imagine kissing Pete.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Rope
Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900- Short Friday
Trevor, William, 1928- Lovers of their time.
Updike, John, 1932- Separating
Verga, Giovanni, 1840-1922. Wolf
Walker, Alice, 1944- To hell with dying.
Welty, Eudora, 1909- Wide net
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Roman fever.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Molly bloom soliloquy, Ulysses
Added Title The book of Ruth.
ISBN 0195093615 : 30.00

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