The Oxford book of American short stories
Oxford University Press
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From the Book - 2nd ed.
Washington Irving (1783-1859) / Rip Van Winkle
William Austin (1778-1841) / Peter Rugg, the missing man
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) / The wives of the dead
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) / The tell-tale heart
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) / The ghost in the mill
Herman Melville (1819-1891) / The paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids
Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) / Cannibalism in the cars
Henry James (1843-1916) / The middle yeard
Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) / A white heron
Kate Chopin (1851-1904) / The storm
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930) / Old woman magoun
Charles Chesnutt (1858-1932) / The sheriff's children
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) / The yellow wallpaper
Edith Wharton (1862-1937) / A journey
Stephen Crane (1871-1900) / The little regiment
Willa Cather (1873-1947) / A death in the desert
Sherwood Anderson (1876-1916) / In a far country
William Carlos Williams / The girl with a pimply face
H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) / The rats in the walls
Jean Toomer (1894-1967) Blood-burning moon
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) / An alcoholic case
William Faulkner (1897-1962) / That evening sun
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) / Hills like white elephants
Langston Hughes (1902-1967) / Red-headed baby
Richard Wright (1908-1960) / The man who was almost a man
Nelson Algren (1909-1981) / A bottle of milk for mother
Eudora Welty (1909-2001) / Where is the voice coming from?
Paul Bowles (1910-1999) / A distant episode
John Cheever (1912-1982) / The country husband
Ralph Ellison (1914-1994) / Battle royal
Bernard Malamud (1914-1986) / My son the murderer
Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) / The lottery
Ray Bradbury (b. 1920) / There will come soft rains
James Baldwin (1924-1987) / Sonny's blues
Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964) / A late encounter with the enemy
Cynthia Ozick (b.1928) / The shawl
Donald Barthelme (1931-1989) / The school
John Updike (1921-2009) / The Persistence of desire
Philip Roth (b. 1933) / Defender of the faith
Annie Proulx (b. 1935) / The mud below
Raymond Carver (1938-1988) / Are these actual miles?
Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938) / Heat
Russell Banks (b. 1940) / The child screams and looks back at you
Edmund White (b. 1940) / Give it up for Billy
Richard Ford (b. 1944) / Under the radar
Tobias Wolff (b. 1945) / Hunter in the snow
Tim O'Brien (b. 1946) / The things they carried
Stephen King (b. 1947) / Reach.
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