21 Essential American Short Stories edited By Leslie M. Pockell

Full Title: 21 Essential American Short Stories
Author/Editor(s): Leslie Pockell
ISBN: 0312648030, 9780312648039
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Published Place: New York
Published/Copyright Year: 2011
Language: English
Physical Description: 25 cm
LCCN: 2011282433
Edition: 1st Edition [View All Editions]
Number of pages: 300 (xv, 300 pages)
Short Stories, American

Rip Van Winkle /
by Washington Irving

The purloined letter /
by Edgar Allan Poe

Bartleby the scrivener /
by Herman Melville

The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County /
by Mark Twain

An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge /
by Ambrose Bierce

The yellow wallpaper /
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Brer Rabbit and the Tar-Baby /
by Joel Chandler Harris

The blue hotel /
by Stephen Crane

The lady or the tiger /
by Frank Stockton

Pigs is pigs /
by Ellis Parker Butler

To build a fire /
by Jack London

The bar sinister /
by Richard Harding Davis

The gift of the Magi /
by O. Henry

The diamond as big as the Ritz /
by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The killers /
by Ernest Hemingway

Leiningen versus the ants /
by Carl Stephenson

The pomegranate seed /
by Edith Wharton

The call of Cthulhu /
by H.P. Lovecraft

The secret life of Walter Mitty /
by James Thurber

A rose for Emily /
by William Faulkner

The lottery /
by Shirley Jackson.
This book is a collection of beloved stories that have comprised an important part of the fabric of our culture, from the earliest days of our nation to the twentieth century. Some of the stories, such as Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi," William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily," Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper," and James Thurber's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," have been long regarded as literary classics, while others, such as Frank Stockton's "The Lady or the Tiger" and Ellis Parker Butler's "Pigs Is Pigs," are lesser known but well worth discovering. The carefully selected stories, each preceded by an illuminating headnote, powerfully illustrate the varied richness of our national literature and history. This beautifully packaged volume, containing the unforgettable classic short stories that evoke our shared American tradition and national identity, makes the perfect gift for the short story aficionado and novice alike.
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ISBNPlus ID: LOC.V39.557332-1-3030905
Other ID: 702492563(OCLC)
Form: Short stories
LC Call No: PS648.S5 A1468 2011
Dewey Decimal: 813/.01/0806
Released Date: 20110916

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APA Style:
Pockell, L. (2011). 21 Essential American Short Stories. New York: Thomas Dunne Books.

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Pockell, Leslie. 21 Essential American Short Stories. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2011. Print.

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Pockell, Leslie. 21 Essential American Short Stories. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2011.