The urban muse : stories on the American city / edited with an introduction by Ilan Stavans

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Subjects: City and town life--United States--Fiction
Cities and towns--United States--Fiction
Short stories, American
United States--Social life and customs--Fiction
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1998
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xxi, 361 p. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Ilan Stavans
Editorial Note
Auggie Wren's Christmas Story / Paul Auster 1
Spunk / Zora Neale Hurston 10
The Cabalist of East Broadway / Isaac Bashevis Singer 17
Bartleby the Scrivener / Herman Melville 25
Sonny's Blues / James Baldwin 65
Faith in a Tree / Grace Paley 101
The Enormous Radio / John Cheever 121
May Day / F. Scott Fitzgerald 133
My Own People / Anzia Yezierska 189
The House in Turk Street / Dashiell Hammett 201
The Jolly Corner / Henry James 223
Looking for Mr. Green / Saul Bellow 260
From the Diary of a New York Lady / Dorothy Parker 283
Little Dog / Langston Hughes 288
My Kinsman, Major Molineux / Nathaniel Hawthorne 298
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities / Delmore Schwartz 319
The Pagan Rabbi / Cynthia Ozick 328
Additional Authors: Stavans, Ilan
Notes: LCCN: 97024135
ISBN: 0385313683
Contents: Auggie Wren's Christmas story / Paul Auster -- Spunk / Zora Neale Hurston -- The cabalist of East Broadway / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Bartleby the scrivener / Herman Melville -- Sonny's blues / James Baldwin -- Faith in a tree / Grace Paley -- The enormous radio / John Cheever -- May day / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- My own people / Anzia Yezierska -- The house in Turk Street / Dashiell Hammett -- The jolly corner / Henry James -- Looking for Mr. Green / Saul Bellow -- From the diary of a New York lady / Dorothy Parker -- Little dog / Langston Hughes -- My kinsman, Major Molineux / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- In dreams begin responsibilities / Delmore Schwartz -- The pagan rabbi / Cynthia Ozick
OCLC Number: 37260928
ISBN/ISSN: 0385313683