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Title The Oxford book of modern women's stories / edited by Patricia Craig.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S OXF    Available
Description xv, 522 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Introduction -- Paul's case / Willa Cather -- Afterward / Edith Wharton -- Hear the nightingale sing / Caroline Gordon -- Je ne parle pas francais / Katherine Mansfield -- Miss de Mannering of Asham / F.M. Mator -- That tree / Katherine Anne Porter -- Look at all those roses / Elizabeth Bowen -- In a winter landscape / Olivia Manning -- The legacy / Virginia Woolf -- First love / Eudora Welty -- Is there a life beyond the gravy? / Stevie Smith -- Yonder peasant, who is he? / Mary McCarthy -- Which new era would that be? / Nadine Gordimer -- The day Mr Prescott died / Sylvia Plath -- The day Stalin died / Doris Lessing -- The blush / Elizabeth Taylor -- An interest in life / Grace Paley -- UNO 1945 / Christina Stead -- The rehabilitation of Ginevra Leake / Hortense Calisher -- The tea time of stouthearted ladies / Jean Stafford -- The house of the famous poet / Muriel Spark -- Good country people / Flannery O'Connor -- Heathy landscape with dormouse / Sylvia Townsend Warner -- Irish revel / Edna O'Brien -- The butterfly and the traffic light / Cynthia Ozick -- Scenes of passion and despair / Joyce Carol Oates -- Something to tell the girls / Jane Gardam -- A star and two girls / Ruth Prawer Jhabvala -- Overture and beginners please / Jean Rhys -- Hair Jewellery / Margaret Atwood -- Puss-in-boots / Angela Carter -- The terrors of basket weaving / Patricia Highsmith -- The play reading / Elizabeth Jolley -- In the Great War / Fay Weldon -- Victory over Japan / Ellen Gilchrist -- On the day that E.M. Forster died / A.S. Byatt -- A wife's story / Bharati Mukherjee -- A pair of tickets / Amy Tan -- Meneseteung / Alice Munro -- The prophecy / Anjana Appachana.
Subject Short stories, English -- Women authors.
Short stories, Commonwealth (English) -- Women authors.
Short stories, American.
American fiction -- Women authors.
American fiction -- 20th century.
English fiction -- 20th century.
Women -- Fiction.
Added Author Craig, Patricia, ed.
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Paul's case.
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Afterward.
Gordon, Caroline, 1895-. Hear the nightingale sing.
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923. Je ne parle pas français.
Mayor, F. M. (Flora Macdonald), b. 1872. Miss de Mannering of Asham.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. That tree.
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973. Look at all those roses.
Manning, Olivia, 1908-1980. In a winter landscape.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Legacy.
Welty, Eudora, 1909- First love.
Smith, Stevie, 1902-1971. Is there a life beyond the gravy?
McCarthy, Mary, 1912-. Yonder peasant, who is he?
Gordimer, Nadine, 1923- Which new era would that be?
Plath, Sylvia, 1932-1963. Day Mr Prescott died.
Lessing, Doris May, 1919- Day Stalin died.
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1912-1975. Blush.
Paley, Grace, 1922- Interest in life.
Stead, Christina, 1902-. UNO 1945.
Calisher, Hortense, 1911- Rehabilitation of Ginevra Leake.
Stafford, Jean, 1915-. Tea time of Stouthearted ladies.
Spark, Muriel. House of the famous poet.
O'Connor, Flannery, Good country people.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-. Heathy landscape with dormouse.
O'Brien, Edna, Irish revel.
Ozick, Cynthia, 1928- Butterfly and the traffic light.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Scenes of passion and despair.
Gardam, Jane, 1928- Something to tell the girls.
Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer, 1927- Star and two girls.
Rhys, Jean, 1890-1979. Overture and beginners please.
Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- Hair jewellery.
Carter, Angela, 1940-. Puss-in-boots.
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921- Terrors of basket weaving.
Jolley, Elizabeth, 1923- Play reading.
Weldon, Fay, 1933- In the Great War.
Gilchrist, Ellen, 1935- Victory over Japan.
Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936- On the day that E.M. Forster died.
Mukherjee, Bharati, Wife's story.
Tan, Amy, 1952- Pair of tickets.
Munro, Alice, Menseteung.
Appachana, Anjana, Prophecy.
Added Title Modern women's stories.
ISBN 0192142321 : £17.95

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