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Mar 15, 1954
| ISBN 9780440378648
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Mar 15, 1954 | ISBN 9780440378648
Since its first printing in 1954, this outstanding anthology has been the book of choice by teachers, students, and lovers of short fiction. Surveying stories by British and American writers in the first half of the twentieth century, editors Robert Penn Warren and Albert Erskine selected stories that broke new ground and challenged the imagination with their style, subject matter, or tone: the unforgettable, enduring works that shaped the literature of our time.A truly exceptional collection of great stories, including:The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky by Stephen CraneThe Horse Dealer’s Daughter by D. H. LawrenceBarn Burning by William FaulknerThe Sojourner by Carson McCullersThe Open Window by SakiFlowering Judas by Katherine Anne PorterThe Boarding House by James JoyceSoldier’s Home by Ernest HemingwayThe Tree of Knowledge by Henry JamesWhy I Live at the P.O. by Eudora Welty. . . and twenty-five more of the century’s best stories!
ERNEST HEMINGWAY (1899–1961) was born in Illinois and began his career as a reporter before enlisting as an ambulance driver… More about Ernest Hemingway
William Faulkner, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25,… More about William Faulkner
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