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Fifty years of the American short story

Fifty years of the American short story

from the O. Henry awards, 1919-1970.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American

  • Edition Notes

    Selections from Prize stories.

    Other titlesPrize stories.
    StatementEdited, and with an introd., by William Abrahams.
    ContributionsAbrahams, William Miller, 1919-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23743796M

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    The Best American Short Stories yearly anthology is a part of The Best American Series published by Houghton Mifflin , the BASS anthology has striven to contain the best short stories by some of the best-known writers in contemporary American literature.   The 10 best short story collections was published in and was named the New Yorker’s debut of the year. The stories, of Indian-American immigrant experience and the curious alchemy Author: Elizabeth Day.


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Those who have gotten away from the short story may enjoy the fifty offerings in this nice book. Give it a try!/5(13).

“The Best American Short Stories of the Year” series began its publication in ; Inwe have this book, a selection of the best 40 from the years’ publication of the series.

The page introduction by Lorrie Moore reads, in parts, like an engaging first person short- story of the narrator as presenting her own short-story /5(90). Not the fifty greatest American short stories, just fifty good American short stories.

Crane oftentimes Fifty years of the American short story book the better known works from the short fiction masters and also included some little known short stories from well-known novelists. So, there are many good stories here, but few truly exceptional ones/5.

The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that /5.

Featuring 19 of the finest works from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new compilation begins with Nathaniel Hawthorne's tale Young Goodman Brown and ranges across an entire century, concluding with Ernest Hemingway's classic.

In The Oxford Book of American Short Stories, Joyce Carol Oates offers a sweeping survey of American short fiction, in a collection of nearly sixty tales that combines classic works with many "different, unexpected" gems, and that invites readers to explore a wealth of important pieces by women and minority writers.

Some selections simply can't be improved on, Oates admits, and. “50 Great Short Stories,” first published in and edited by Milton Crane, has been a popular high school textbook in the U.S., judging by the number of printings the book has had. The weathered copy I read was the 46th printing in and used as a textbook for Skyline High School in Oakland/5.

American Book Company in For a listing of books published by Yesterday’s Classics, please It is to this last class that most of the fifty stories contained in the present volume belong.

As a matter of course, some of these stories are better FIFTY FAMOUS STORIES. In The Oxford Book of American Short Stories, Joyce Carol Oates offers a sweeping survey of American short fiction, in a collection of fifty-six tales 1/5(2).

Interesting. The stories are okay; some are very good. But the interesting thing is how the short story changed over fifty years.

Most of the usual suspects are included, but there are also some names I've never come across before who I am now curious to track down: Paul Horgan, Jesse Stuart, H. Blattner/5.

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This book is a superb collection of 54 “Great American Short Stories” composed by American authors during the first years of the United States. More than Cited by: 1. In The Oxford Book of American Short Stories, Joyce Carol Oates offers a sweeping survey of American short fiction, in a collection of nearly sixty tales that combines classic works with many "different, unexpected" gems, and that invites readers to explore a wealth of important pieces by women and minority writers.

Some selections simply can't be improved Brand: Oxford University Press. About Fifty Great American Short Stories. A brilliant, far-reaching collection of stories from Washington Irving to John Updike.

The Classic Stories Edgar Allan Poe’s Ms. Found in a Bottle Bret Harte’s The Outcasts of Poker Flat Sherwood Anderson’s Death in the Woods Stephen Vincent Benét’s By the Waters of Babylon The Great Writers.

About Fifty Great Short Stories 50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world’s finest short fiction.

The authors represented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, and Poe, through Henry James, Conrad, Aldous Huxley, and James Joyce, to Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter, Faulkner, E.B. White, Saroyan, and O’Connor. This highly acclaimed collection of short stories by American writers contains only the best literary art of the past four decades.

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"The Best American Short Stories" is a well-established annual anthology, starting in which has been published without interruption every year since its inception.

This tome in my hand brings together "the best of the best", fifty-six short stories hand-picked from the entire stock of two thousand stories that have been collected in those /5(95). Milton Crane is Professor Emeritus of English Language and Literature at George Washington University and the University of Chicago.

His is the author several books and articles on English literature, as well as the editor of the Bantam anthology, "50 Great American Short Stories,4/5(3). In The Oxford Book of American Short Stories, Joyce Carol Oates offers a sweeping survey of American short fiction, in a collection of nearly sixty tales that combines classic works with many different, unexpected gems, and that invites readers to explore a wealth of important pieces by women and minority writers.Fifty years of the American short story; from the O.

Henry awards, Fifty years of the American short story: from the O. Henry awards, Author: William Miller Abrahams ; Sherwood Anderson ; James Baldwin ; John Barth ; .