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The Oxford book of travel stories

Craig, Patricia. (Added Author).

Summary

Summary: 33 short stories and novel excerpts by Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Edith Wharton, Ring Lardner, Rebecca West, Flannery O'Connor, Jack Kerouac, Anita Desai, Alice Adams, Raymond Carver, and others.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0192142534
  • ISBN: 9780192142535
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 441 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: The holly-tree / Charles Dickens -- The lazy tour of two idle apprentices / Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins -- A ride across Palestine / Anthony Trollope -- From Miltzow to Lauterbach / Elizabeth Von Arnim -- A journey / Edith Wharton -- Human habitation / Elizabeth Bowen -- Cruise / Evelyn Waugh -- Travelogue / Ring Lardner -- Show Mr. and Mrs. F. to number-- / F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Fitzgerald -- Local colour / William Plomer -- Gliding gulls and going people / William Sansom -- Deliverance / Rebecca West -- A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor -- Request stop / Dan Jacobson -- Big trip to Europe / Jack Kerouac -- Brimmer / John Cheever -- A journey to the seven streams / Benedict Kiely -- Scholar and Gypsy / Anita Desai -- The lady from Guatemala / V.S. Pritchett -- Loser wins / Paul Theroux -- Death in Jerusalem / William Trevor -- Siegfried on the Rhine / Sylvia Townsend Warner -- The faithful / Elizabeth Hardwick -- The bridge at Arta / J.I.M. Stewart -- Greyhound people / Alice Adams -- The compartment / Raymond Carver -- A long night at Abu Simbel / Penelope Lively -- The man who blew away / Beryl Bainbridge -- Chinese funeral / Jane Gardam -- The Kyogle line / David Malouf -- Cuckoo clock / Diane Johnson -- Somewhere else / Rachel Ingalls -- Questions of travel / Elizabeth Bishop.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also issued online.
Subject: Travelers Fiction
Short stories, English
Short stories, American
Fictie
Reizen
Reisverhalen
Reizigers

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Summary: 33 short stories and novel excerpts by Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Edith Wharton, Ring Lardner, Rebecca West, Flannery O'Connor, Jack Kerouac, Anita Desai, Alice Adams, Raymond Carver, and others.
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