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The art of the tale : an international anthology of short stories, 1945-1985

Halpern, Daniel, 1945- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780670805921
  • ISBN: 0670805920
  • Physical Description: xiii, 816 p. ; 25 cm.
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  • Publisher: New York, NY : Viking, 1986.

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General Note: "Elisabeth Sifton Books."
Contents:
Sacrificial egg, The / Chinua Achebe -- Bound man, The / Ilse Aichinger -- Little whale, varnisher of reality / Vasily Aksenov-- Hair jewellery / Margaret Atwood -- Everything / Ingeborg Bachmann -- Going to meet the man / James Baldwin -- Child screams and looks back at you, The / Russell Banks -- Cortés and Montezuma / Donald Barthelme -- Jacklighting / Ann Beattie -- First love / Samuel Beckett -- Action will be taken / Heinrich Böll -- Do stay, giraffe / Wolfgang Borchert -- Aleph, The / Jorge Luis Borges -- This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen / Tadeusz Borowski -- Cowardice / Abdeslam Boulaich -- Distant episode, A / Paul Bowles -- Greasy Lake / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- Ceil / Harold Brodkey.
Seven floors / Dino Buzzati -- Adventure of a traveler, The / Italo Calvino -- Adulterous woman, The / Albert Camus -- Children on their birthdays / Truman Capote -- Fat / Raymond Carver -- Country husband, The / John Cheever -- Quenby and Ola, Swede and Carl / Robert Coover -- Bestiary / Julio Cortázar -- Haile Selassie funeral train, The / Guy Davenport -- Cloak, The / Isak Dinesen -- Hunter, The / E.L. Doctorow -- I look out for Ed Wolfe / Stanley Elkin -- Communist / Richard Ford -- Doll queen, The / Carlos Fuentes -- Chosen husband, The / Mavis Gallant -- Order of insects / William Gass -- Mother, The / Natalia Ginzburg -- Life of the imagination, The / Nadine Gordimer -- Two gentle people / Graham Greene -- Why I transformed myself into a nightingale / Wolfgang Hildesheimer -- One arm / Yasunari Kawabata -- Let the old dead make room for the young dead / Milan Kundera -- Gogol's wife / Tommaso Landolfi -- Habit of loving, The / Doris Lessing -- Challenge, The / Mario Vargas LLosa -- Conjurer made off with the dish, The / Naguib Mahfouz -- Last Mohican, The / Bernard Malamud -- Eyes of a blue dog / Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Pilgrimage, The / William Maxwell -- First love, last rites / Ian McEwan -- Deal, The / Leonard Michaels -- Patriotism / Yukio Mishima -- Jewellery / Alberto Moravia -- Doctor Safi / Mohammed Mrabet -- Spring in Fialta / Vladimir Nabokov -- Naga / R.K. Narayan -- Tryst, The / Joyce Carol Oates -- Sister Imelda / Edna O'Brien -- Artificial nigger, The / Flannery O'Connor -- Set of variations on a borrowed theme, A / Frank O'Connor -- Nomad and viper / Amos Oz -- Suitcase, The / Cynthia Ozick -- Contest, The / Grace Paley -- Suicides / Cesare Pavese -- Saint, The / V.S. Pritchett -- Eventide / James Purdy -- Replacement, The / Alain Robbe-Grillet -- Rain / Mercè Rodoreda -- In the garden / Leon Rooke -- Talpa / Juan Rulfo -- XXII / Nathalie Sarraute -- Henne fire / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Unguided tour / Susan Sontag -- Children are bored on Sunday / Jean Stafford -- Friend and protector, A / Peter Taylor -- Death and the maiden / Michel Tournier -- Beyond the pale / William Trevor -- Separating / John Updike.
I'm your horse in the night / Luisa Valenzuela -- No place for you, my love / Eudora Welty -- Five-twenty / Patrick White -- Hunters in the snow / Tobias Wolff -- Big black good man / Richard Wright -- Best of everything, The / Richard Yates.
Summary, etc.: A compilation of short stories written since World War II by authors from Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and North and South America.
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Subject: Short stories, 1945-1985 - Anthologies - English texts
USA
Kurzgeschichte
Fiction 20th century
Short stories
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