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Studies in Fiction (1965)

by Blaze O. Bonazza (Editor), Emil Roy (Editor), Sandra Roy (Editor)

Other authors: Conrad Aiken (Contributor), Sherwood Anderson (Contributor), Isaac Babel (Contributor), James Baldwin (Contributor), Donald Barthelme (Contributor)76 more, Saul Bellow (Contributor), Ambrose Bierce (Contributor), Jorge Luis Borges (Contributor), Kay Boyle (Contributor), Ray Bradbury (Contributor), Richard Brautigan (Contributor), Erskine Caldwell (Contributor), Truman Capote (Contributor), Willa Cather (Contributor), John Cheever (Contributor), Anton Chekhov (Contributor), Walter Van Tilburg Clark (Contributor), Joseph Conrad (Contributor), Robert Coover (Contributor), Stephen Crane (Contributor), Charles Dickens (Contributor), Fyodor Dostoevsky (Contributor), Ralph Ellison (Contributor), William Faulkner (Contributor), F. Scott Fitzgerald (Contributor), Keith Fort (Contributor), Bruce Jay Friedman (Contributor), Ernest J. Gaines (Contributor), John Galsworthy (Contributor), John Gardner (Contributor), William H. Gass (Contributor), Caroline Gordon (Contributor), Nathaniel Hawthorne (Contributor), Ernest Hemingway (Contributor), Langston Hughes (Contributor), Shirley Jackson (Contributor), Henry James (Contributor), James Joyce (Contributor), Franz Kafka (Contributor), D.H. Lawrence (Contributor), Ursula K. Le Guin (Contributor), Doris Lessing (Contributor), Bernard Malamud (Contributor), Katherine Mansfield (Contributor), W. Somerset Maugham (Contributor), Mary McCarthy (Contributor), Carson McCullers (Contributor), Alberto Moravia (Contributor), Vladimir Nabokov (Contributor), R.K. Narayan (Contributor), Joyce Carol Oates (Contributor), Grace Paley (Contributor), Dorothy Parker (Contributor), Ann Petry (Contributor), Luigi Pirandello (Contributor), Edgar Allan Poe (Contributor), Katherine Anne Porter (Contributor), J.F. Powers (Contributor), James Purdy (Contributor), Philip Roth (Contributor), William Saroyan (Contributor), Dorothy L. Sayers (Contributor), Irwin Shaw (Contributor), Michael Sholokhov (Contributor), Alan Sillitoe (Contributor), Isaac Bashevis Singer (Contributor), Muriel Spark (Contributor), Wallace Stegner (Contributor), John Steinbeck (Contributor), Italo Svevo (Contributor), Dylan Thomas (Contributor), James Thurber (Contributor), Leo Tolstoy (Contributor), Ivan Turgenev (Contributor), Mark Twain (Contributor), John Updike (Contributor), Kurt Vonnegut (Contributor), Eudora Welty (Contributor), Edith Wharton (Contributor), William Carlos Williams (Contributor), Virginia Woolf (Contributor)

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Looking for the "architectural" pattern of a story? Collection of short stories selected as challenges to casual comprehension, complete with "suggestive questions" in the Socratic tradition.
Great Groups: MAN AND WOMAN: Updike, Bellow, Malamud, Moravia, Sholokhov, Chekhov, Cheever, Fitzgerald.
DISCOVERY OF EVIL: I.B.Singer, Lessing, Hemingway, Tolstoi, boyle, WC Williams.
INNER WORLD: Sillitoe, Porter, Joyce, McCullers, McCarthy, Mansfield.
MACABRE: Lawrence, Faljkner, Kafka, Welty, Poe, Jackson.
COUNTERPARTS: Powers, Thurber, James. Maugham, Crane, Hawthorne.
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Anderson, SherwoodContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Babel, IsaacContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Bellow, SaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Bradbury, RayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Capote, TrumanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cather, WillaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Clark, Walter Van TilburgContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Conrad, JosephContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coover, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Moravia, AlbertoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nabokov, VladimirContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Roth, PhilipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Shaw, IrwinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sholokhov, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sillitoe, AlanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Singer, Isaac BashevisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spark, MurielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stegner, WallaceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steinbeck, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Thomas, DylanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thurber, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Contains:
  • Contents by chronology
  • Contents by theme
  • Preface
  • To the student
  • The short story: a structural approach
  • Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken
  • The egg / Sherwood Anderson
  • Death in the woods / Sherwood Anderson
  • I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson
  • The sin of Jesus / Isaac Babel
  • Going to meet the man / James Baldwin
  • Previous condition / James Baldwin
  • This morning, this evening, so soon / James Baldwin
  • I bought a little city / Donald Barthelme
  • A shower of gold / Donald Barthelme
  • The king of jazz / Donald Barthelme
  • Looking for Mr. Green / Saul Bellow
  • Chickamauga / Ambrose Bierce
  • The secret miracle / Jorge Luis Borges
  • Rest cure / Kay Boyle
  • And the rock cried out / Ray Bradbury
  • Greyhound tragedy / Richard Brautigan
  • Masses of men / Erskine Caldwell
  • A Christmas memory / Truman Capote
  • Paul's case / Willa Cather
  • The country husband / John Cheever
  • The darling / Anton Chekhov
  • The druggist's wife / Anton Chekhov
  • The lottery ticket / Anton Chekhov
  • The portable phonograph / Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • The notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County / Mark Twain
  • The tale / Joseph Conrad
  • A pedestrian accident / Robert Coover
  • The bride comes to Yellow Sky / Stephen Crane
  • Hunted down / Charles Dickens
  • A Christmas tree and a wedding / Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • King of the bingo game / Ralph Ellison
  • A rose for Emily / William Faulkner
  • The rich boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The coal shoveller / Keith Fort
  • Black angels / Bruce Jay Friedman
  • The sky is gray / Ernest J. Gaines
  • Ultima Thule / John Galsworthy
  • Queen Louisa / John Gardner
  • In the heart of the heart of the country / William H. Gass
  • The ice house / Caroline Gordon
  • The minister's black veil: a parable / Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The killers / Ernest Hemingway
  • On the road / Langston Hughes
  • The lottery / Shirley Jackson
  • The real thing / Henry James
  • Araby / James Joyce
  • Counterparts / James Joyce
  • A little cloud / James Joyce
  • In the penal colony / Franz Kafka
  • The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence
  • April in Paris / Ursula Le Guin
  • The masters / Ursula Le Guin
  • The rule of names / Ursula Le Guin
  • The nuisance / Doris Lessing
  • One off the short list / Doris Lessing
  • Our friend Judith / Doris Lessing
  • "Cruel and barbarous treatment" / Mary McCarthy
  • The sojourner / Carson McCullers
  • Take pity / Bernard Malamud
  • Miss Brill / Katherine Mansfield
  • The outstation / W. Somerset Maugham
  • The fetish / Alberto Moravia
  • The Vane sisters / Vladimir Nabokov
  • Lawley Road / R.K. Narayan
  • Four Summers / Joyce Carol Oates
  • Wants / Grace Paley
  • Big blonde / Dorothy Parker
  • Has anybody seen Miss Dora Dean? / Ann Petry
  • The medals / Luigi Pirandello
  • The soft touch of grass / Luigi Pirandello
  • War / Luigi Pirandello
  • The fall of the House of Usher / Edgar Allan Poe
  • Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter
  • The jilting of Granny Weatherall / Katherine Anne Porter
  • Theft / Katherine Anne Porter
  • The valiant woman / J.F. Powers
  • Don't call me by my right name / James Purdy
  • The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth
  • Seventy thousand Assyrians / William Saroyan
  • The unprincipled affair of the practical joker / Dorothy L. Sayers
  • The girls in their summer dresses / Irwin Shaw
  • During the retreat / Michael Sholokhov
  • Mr. Raynor the school-teacher / Alan Sillitoe
  • Gimpel the fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • Come along, Marjorie / Muriel Spark
  • Goin' to town / Wallace Stegner
  • The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck
  • The mother / Italo Svevo
  • The followers / Dylan Thomas
  • The catbird seat / James Thurber
  • After the ball / Leo Tolstoy
  • Meeting / Ivan Turgenev
  • A & P / John Updike
  • Who am I this time? / Kurt Vonnegut
  • Death of a travelling salesman / Eudora Welty
  • Lily Daw and the three ladies / Eudora Welty
  • Livvie / Eudora Welty
  • The other two / Edith Wharton
  • The use of force / William Carlos Williams
  • The duchess and the jeweller / Virginia Woolf
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