Great American Short Stories

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Edited by Paul Negri

Featuring 19 of the finest works from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new compilation begins with Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1835 tale "Young Goodman Brown" and ranges across an entire century, concluding with Ernest Hemingway's 1927 classic, "The Killers."

Other selections include:

  • "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe
  • "Bartleby" by Herman Melville
  • "The Luck of Roaring Camp" by Bret Harte
  • "To Build a Fire" by Jack London
  • "The Real Thing" by Henry James
  • "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Plus stories by Mark Twain, Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles Chesnutt, Kate Chopin, Stephen Crane, Willa Cather, Ambrose Bierce, Theodore Dreiser, and others.

Perfect for classroom use, this outstanding collection of tales will also prove popular with fiction readers everywhere.

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Product Details

  • Paperback Edition
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: July 23, 2002
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.24 (w) x 8.35" (h)
  • Item weight: 0.45 lbs