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Author Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920, ed.

Title The great modern American stories, an anthology, comp. and ed. with an introduction, by William Dean Howells.

Imprint New York, Boni and Liveright, 1920.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S    Available
Description xx, 3-432 p. 19 cm.
Series The great modern stories series
Note --The lost Phoebe, by T. Dreiser.--A failure, by Edith Wyatt.--The yellow wall paper, by Charlotte P. S. Gilman.--The little room, by Madelene Y. Wynne.--Aunt Sanna Terry, by L. R. Dashiell.--The lotus eaters, by Virginia Tracy.--Jean-Ah Poquelin, by G. W. Cable.--Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the Tar Baby, by J. C. Harris.--Biographical notes and bibliography (p. 419-432)
Contents A reminiscent introduction, by W. D. Howells.--My double; and how he undid me, by E. E. Hale.--Circumstance, by Harriet P. Spofford.--The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, by Mark Twain.--A passionate pilgrim, by H. James.--Mlle. Olympe Zabriski, by T. B. Aldrich.--A prodigal in Tahiti, by C. W. Stoddard.--The outcasts of Poker Flat, by F. B. Harte.--The Christmas wreck, by F. Stockton.--The mission of Jane, by Edith Wharton.--The courting of Sister Wisby, by Sarah O. Jewett.--The revolt of mother, by Mary E. W. Freeman.--Told in the poorhouse, by Alice Brown.--An occurrence at Owl Creek bridge, by A. Bierce.--The return of a private, by H. Garland.--Striking an average, by H. B. Fuller.--Effie Wittlesy, by G. Ade.

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