ISBN-10:
0195131320
ISBN-13:
9780195131321
Pub. Date:
08/23/2001
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
American Short Stories since 1945 / Edition 1

American Short Stories since 1945 / Edition 1

by John G. Parks

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ISBN-13: 9780195131321
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/23/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 896
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.60(d)

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Miami University of Ohio

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. 1945-1960: The Strains of Accommodation and Consensus
Shirley Jackson (1919-1965)
"The Lottery"
Eudora Welty (1909- )
"Why I Live at the P.O."
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991)
"The Spinoza of Market Street"
Tillie Olsen (1913- )
"I Stand Here Ironing"
Ralph Ellison (1914-1994)
"Battle Royal"
Grace Paley (1922- )
"An Interest in Life"
J.F. Powers (1917-1999)
"Prince of Darkness"
James Purdy (1923- )
"Don't Call Me by My Right Name"
Bernard Malamud (1914-1986)
"The Jewbird"
Peter Taylor (1917-1994)
"The Old Forest"
Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964)
"A Good Man Is Hard to Find"
"Revelation"
Wright Morris (1910-1998)
"The Ram in the Thicket"
John Cheever (1912-1982)
"The Country Husband"
"The Housebreaker of Shady Hill"
Philip Roth (1933- )
"Defender of the Faith"
James Baldwin (1924-1987)
"Sonny's Blues"
Hisaye Yamamoto (1921- )
"Seventeen Syllables"
2. 1960s and 1970s: Breakdowns and Breakthroughs
Saul Bellow (1915- )
"Looking for Mr. Green"
William H. Gass (1924- )
"In the Heart of the Heart of the Country"
Ernest J. Gaines (1933- )
"The Sky Is Gray"
Robert Coover (1932- )
"The Babysitter"
John Barth (1930- )
"Night-Sea Journey"
Donald Barthelme (1931-1989)
"Views of My Father Weeping"
Ursula K. Le Guin (1929- )
"The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas"
Cynthia Ozick (1928- )
"The Shawl"
John Gardner (1933-1982)
"Come on Back"
Joyce Carol Oates (1938- )
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
Toni Cade Bambara (1939-1995)
"The Lesson"
Leonard Michaels (1933- )
"I Would Have Saved Them If I Could"
Alice Walker (1944- )
"To Hell With Dying"
John Updike (1932- )
"Separating"
James Alan McPherson (1943- )
"Of Cabbages and Kings"
Jamaica Kincaid (1949- )
"Girl"
Max Apple (1941- )
"The Oranging of America"
Barry Hannah (1942- )
"Midnight and I'm Not Famous Yet"
Jayne Anne Phillips (1952- )
"Souvenir"
Leslie Marmon Silko (1948- )
"Storyteller"
Alice Adams (1926- )
"Roses, Rhododendron"
3. 1980s and 1990s: Centers and Margins
Andre Dubus (1936-1999)
"A Father's Story"
Susan Fromberg Schaeffer (1941- )
"The Priest Next Door"
Ann Beattie (1947- )
"Janus"
Mary Robison (1949- )
"Coach"
Tobias Wolff (1945- )
"Hunters in the Snow"
Bobbie Ann Mason (1940- )
"A New-Wave Format"
Blanche McCrary Boyd (1945- )
"The Redneck Way of Knowledge"
Laurie Colwin (1944-1992)
"Another Marvelous Thing"
T.C. Boyle (1948- )
"Greasy Lake"
Charles Johnson (1948- )
"Exchange Value"
Susan Sontag (1933- )
"The Way We Live Now"
Garrison Keillor (1942- )
"The Tip-Top Club"
Tim O'Brien (1946- )
"The Things They Carried"
Joy Williams (1944- )
"Health"
Maxine Hong Kingston (1940- )
"On Mortality"
Bharati Mukherjee (1940- )
"The Management of Grief"
Charles Baxter (1947- )
"Gryphon"
Amy Tan (1952- )
"Rules of the Game"
Richard Ford (1944- )
"Rock Springs"
Lorrie Moore (1957- )
"People Like That Are the Only People Here: Canonical Babbling in Peed Onk"
Louise Erdrich (1954- )
"Saint Marie (1934)"
Frank Chin (1940- )
"The Only Real Day"
Francine Prose (1947- )
"Everyday Disorders"
Raymond Carver (1938-1988)
"What We Talk About When We Talk About Love"
"Cathedral"
Amy Hempel (1951- )
"In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried"
Ron Hansen (1947- )
"Wickedness"
Stephanie Vaughn (1943- )
"Able, Baker, Charlie, Dog"
Helena Maria Viramontes (1954- )
"The Cariboo Cafe"
Sandra Cisneros (1954- )
"One Holy Night"
Robert Olen Butler (1944- )
"Relic"
Robert Stone (1937- )
"Helping"
Pam Houston (1962- )
"How to Talk to a Hunter"
Don DeLillo (1936- )
"Videotape"
Thom Jones (1945- )
"Cold Snap"
Sherman Alexie (1966- )
"This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona"
Ron Carlson (1947- )
"Oxygen"
Andrea Barrett (1965- )
"The Littoral Zone"
Mary Gaitskill (1954- )
"The Girl on the Plane"
David Leavitt (1961- )
"A Place I've Never Been"
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