The Best American Short Stories of the Century

The Best American Short Stories of the Century

With a new 1999 story added to the paperback volume, this collection of the best stories of the century includes some of the greatest names in literature as well as a few spectacular one-hit wonders. Reprint.

The Best American short stories of the eighties

The Best American short stories of the eighties

An anthology of twenty of the best American short stories of the decade includes works by such stellar writers as Raymond Carver, Russell Banks and Alice Munro

The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century

The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century

A collection of the very best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dasniell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, Mickey Spillane, and many, many others. Reprint.

The best short stories of 1915

and the yearbook of the American short story

The best short stories of 1915


The Best American Mystery Stories of the 19th Century

The Best American Mystery Stories of the 19th Century

A treasury of crime, mystery and murder tales from America's 19th century includes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" as well as selections by such genre masters as Jack London, Washington Irving and Mark Twain. 15,000 first printing.

The Stories of Fannie Hurst

The Stories of Fannie Hurst

A long overdue rediscovery of one of America's most prolific, important, and essential 20th century women writers.

The Best Short Stories of 1917, and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

The Best Short Stories of 1917, and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1890-1941) was an American author, poet, editor and anthologist. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Boston College and Harvard University. He was noted for compiling and editing an annual collection of The Best Short Stories by American authors at the beginning of the twentieth-century, and also a series of The Best Short Stories by British authors. They proved to be highly influential and popular. He was also a noted author, his works including White Fountains (1917) and The Forgotten Threshold (1918)

The Best Short Stories of 1915, and the Yearbook of the American Short Story (Dodo Press)

The Best Short Stories of 1915, and the Yearbook of the American Short Story (Dodo Press)

Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1890-1941) was an American author, poet, editor and anthologist. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Boston College and Harvard University. He was noted for compiling and editing an annual collection of The Best Short Stories by American authors at the beginning of the twentieth-century, and also a series of The Best Short Stories by British authors. They proved to be highly influential and popular. He was also a noted author, his works including White Fountains (1917) and The Forgotten Threshold (1918).

A Companion to the American Short Story

A Companion to the American Short Story

A Companion to the American Short Story traces thedevelopment of this versatile literary genre over the past 200years. Sets the short story in context, paying attention to theinteraction of cultural forces and aesthetic principles Contributes to the ongoing redefinition of the American canon,with close attention to the achievements of women writers as wellas such important genres as the ghost story and detectivefiction Embraces diverse traditions including African-American,Jewish-American, Latino, Native-American, and regional short storywriting Includes a section focused on specific authors and texts, fromEdgar Allen Poe to John Updike

The Russian Twentieth-century Short Story

A Critical Companion

The Russian Twentieth-century Short Story

"The Twentieth Century Russian Short Story" collects the most informative critical articles about some of the best 20th-century Russian short stories, by authors ranging from Chekhov and Bunin to Tolstaya and Pelevin. While each article focuses on a particular short story, collectively they elucidate the developments in each author's oeuvre.