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Short Story Masterpieces

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Written by Robert Penn WarrenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Robert Penn Warren and Albert ErskineAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Albert Erskine

  • Format: Paperback, 528 pages
  • Publisher: Dell
  • On Sale: March 15, 1954
  • Price: $7.99
  • ISBN: 978-0-440-37864-8 (0-440-37864-8)
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With works by Henry James, Stephen Crane, John Cheever, James Joyce--and many others. An outstanding collection of 35 American and British pieces of fiction from the first half of the 20th century.

Editor’s Note • “Impulse,” Conrad Aiken • “A Bottle of Milk for Mother,” Nelson Algren • “The Egg,” Sherwood Anderson • “Torch Song,” John Cheever • “Witch’s Money,” John Collier • “An Outpost of Progress,” Joseph Conrad • “The Third Prize,” A. E. Coppard • “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky,” Stephen Crane • “Open Winter,” H. L. Davis • “Barn Burning,” William Faulkner • “Winter Dreams,” F. Scott Fitzgerald • “Soldier’s Home,” Ernest Hemingway • “The Tree of Knowledge,” Henry James • “The Boarding House,” James Joyce • “Liberty Hall,” Ring Lardner • “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” D. H. Lawrence • “Virga Vay & Allan Cedar,” Sinclair Lewis • “Marriage A La Mode,” Katherine Mansfield • “The Outstation,” W. Somerset Maugham • “Cruel and Barbarous Treatment,” Mary McCarthy • “The Sojourner,” Carson McCullers • “The Open Window ,” ‘Saki’ (H. H. Munro) • “My Oedipus Complex,” Frank O’Connor • “Innocence,” Seán O’Faoláin • “The Nightingales Sing,” Elizabeth Parsons • “Flowering Judas,” Katherine Anne Porter • “The Valiant Woman,” J. F. Powers • “The Eighty-Yard Run,” Irwin Shaw • “A Country Love Story,” Jean Stafford • “Flight,” John Steinbeck • “A Red-Letter Day,” Elizabeth Taylor • “A Spinster’s Tale,” Peter Taylor • “You Could Look It Up,” James Thurber • “Why I Live at the P.O.,” Eudora Welty • “The Use of Force,” William Carlos Williams