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Title:
The Oxford book of English short stories
Author:
Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xxx, 439 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction / A. S. Byatt -- The Sacristan of St. Botolph / William Gilbert -- The haunted house / Charles Dickens -- Rlics of General Chasse : A tale of Antwerp / Anthony Trollope -- A mere interlude / Thomas Hardy -- Little brother / Mary Mann -- Two doctors / M. R. James -- Behind the shade / Arthur Morrison -- 'Wireless' / Rudyard Kipling -- Under the knife / H. G. Wells -- A white night / Charlotte Mew -- The toys of peace / Saki -- The tremendous adventures of Major Brown / G. K. Chesterton -- Some talk of Alexander / A. E. Coppard -- The reverent wooing of Archibald / P. G. Wodehouse -- Solid objects / Virginia Woolf -- The man who loved islands / D. H. Lawrence -- A tragedy in green / Ronald Firbank -- A widow's quilt / Sylvia Townsend Warner -- Nuns at luncheon / Aldous Huxley -- Landlord of the crystal fountain / Malachai Whitaker -- On the edge of the cliff / V. S. Prichett

-- A dream of winter / Rosamund Lehmann -- An Englishman's home / Evelyn Waugh -- The destructors / Graham Greene -- The waterfall / H. E. Bates -- The troll / T. H. White -- The blush / Elizabeth Taylor -- At Hiruharama / Penelope Fitzgerald -- My flannel knickers / Leonora Carrington -- Enoch's two letters / Alan Sillitoe -- Dream cargoes / J. G. Ballard -- Telephone / John Fuller -- My story / John Fuller -- The kiss / Angela Carter -- The beauty of the dawn shift / Rose Tremain -- Solid geometry / Ian McEwan -- Dead languages / Philip Hensher.
ISBN:
9780192142382
Format :
Book

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