The Norton anthology of short fiction / [compiled by] R.V. Cassill

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Subjects: Short stories
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 5th ed
Published: New York : Norton, c1995
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xxxv, 1718 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Authors: Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002
Notes: LCCN: 94042761
ISBN: 0393966631
ISBN: 9780393966633
ISBN: 0393090728
ISBN: 9780393090727
Includes index
Contents: I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson -- Death by landscape / Margaret Atwood -- Sonny's blues / James Baldwin -- Gorilla, my love / Toni Cade Bambara -- Me and Miss Mandible / Donald Barthelme -- Janus / Ann Beattie -- An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce -- Identity / Clark Blaise -- Pierre Menard, author of the Quixote / Jorge Luis Borges -- The veldt / Ray Bradbury -- Bigfoot stole my wife ; I am Bigfoot / Ron Carlson -- Cathedral ; Where I'm calling from / Raymond Carver -- The father / R.V. Cassill -- Paul's case / Willa Cather -- The enormous radio ; The five-forty-eight / John Cheever -- The lady with the dog ; The darling / Anton Chekhov -- The story of a hour / Kate Chopin -- The motor car / Austin C. Clarke -- The notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County / Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) -- Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad -- The babysitter / Robert Coover -- A continuity of parks / Julio Cortázar -- The open boat ; The blue hotel / Stephen Crane -- Horizontal snow / Rick DeMarinis -- Sorrow-acre / Isak Dinesen -- The lost Phoebe / Theodore Dreiser -- King of the bingo game / Ralph Ellison -- Matchimanito / Louise Erdrich -- A rose for Emily ; Barn burning ; The bear / William Faulkner -- To Byzantium / Andrew Fetler -- Dreams / Timothy Findley -- Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The colonel / Carolyn Forché -- Great Falls / Richard Ford -- The road from Colonus / E.M. Forster -- A New England nun / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- My heart is broken / Mavis Gallant -- The handsomest drowned man in the world / Gabriel García Márquez -- An evening performance / George Garrett -- The yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- A soldier's embrace / Nadine Gordimer -- Testimony of pilot / Barry Hannah -- Wedding night / Tom Hawkins -- Young Goodman Brown ; The birthmark / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway -- In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried / Amy Hempel -- Brilliant silence / Spencer Holst -- The conscience of the court / Zora Neale Hurston -- The lottery / Shirley Jackson -- The tree of knowledge / Henry James -- Araby ; A little cloud ; The dead / James Joyce -- The metamorphosis ; A hunger artist / Franz Kafka -- Girl / Jamaica Kincaid -- The man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling -- The loons / Margaret Laurence -- The horse dealer's daughter ; The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence -- The ones who walk away from Olemas / Ursula K. Le Guin -- To room nineteen / Doris Lessing -- The fifth story / Clarice Lispector -- Gold Coast / James Alan McPherson -- Angel Levine / Bernard Malamud -- Death in Venice / Thomas Mann -- Bliss ; The garden-party / Katherine Mansfield -- Shiloh / Bobbie Ann Mason -- The necklace / Guy de Maupassant -- Bartleby, the scrivener / Herman Melville -- Patriotism / Yukio Mishima -- The management of grief / Bharati Mukherjee -- Royal beatings ; Prue / Alice Munro -- Signs and symbols / Vladimir Nabakov -- Lucielia Louise Turner / Gloria Naylor -- How I contemplated the world from the Detroit House of Correction and began my life over again / Joyce Carol Oates -- The things they carried / Tim O'Brien -- A good man is hard to find ; Everything that rises must converge ; Parker's back / Flannery O'Connor -- Guest of the nation ; My Oedipus complex / Frank O'Connor -- Tell me a riddle / Tillie Olsen -- The used-boy raisers / Grace Paley -- War / Luigi Pirandello -- The fall of the House of Usher ; The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe -- Theft ; Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter -- The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth -- Nadine at 35: a synopsis / Jo Sapp -- Gimpel the fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- In the zoo / Jean Stafford -- The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck -- Rules of the game / Amy Tan -- The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber -- The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy -- A & P / John Updike -- Reunion / Guy Vanderhaeghe -- Everyday use / Alice Walker -- Voke-Tech / Theodore Weesner -- Why I live at the P.O. ; A worn path / Eudora Welty -- The use of force / William Carlos Williams -- In the garden of the North American martyrs / Tobias Wolff -- Kew Gardens / Virginia Woolf -- The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright -- Why do you write? / Margaret Atwood -- What is it I think I'm doing anyhow? / Toni Cade Bambara -- On writing / Raymond Carver -- What happened / John Cheever -- Selected letters of Anton Chekhov -- A familiar preface / Joseph Conrad -- An interview with Ralph Ellison -- Who's who, and why / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- An interview with Ernest Hemingway -- The art of fiction / Henry James -- Why the novel matters / D.H. Lawrence -- An interview with Doris Lessing -- The novel / Guy de Maupassant -- A four-hundred-year-old woman / Bharati Mukherjee -- What is real? / Alice Munro -- The nature and aim of fiction / Flannery O'Connor -- Review of Hawthorne's Twice told tales / Edgar Allan Poe -- An interview with Katherine Anne Porter -- An interview with James Thurber -- What is art? / Leo Tolstoy -- An interview with Eudora Welty
OCLC Number: 31434576
ISBN/ISSN: 0393966631
9780393966633
0393090728
9780393090727