The book of the short story,

Title
The book of the short story, ed. by Henry Seidel Canby and Robeson Bailey.
Author
Jessup, Alexander, 1871-
Publication
New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [c1948]

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viii, 406 p.; 23 cm.
Note
  • A revision of the 1903 edition, ed. by Alexander Jessup and Henry Seidel Canby, with 9 stories added.
  • --The darling, by Anton Chekhov.--Mrs. Medwin, by Henry James.--The secret sharer, by Joseph Conrad.--A little cloud, by James Joyce.--A dill pickle, by Katherine Mansfield.--Haircut, by Ring Lardner.--The killers, by Ernest Hemingway.--Brother Death, by Sherwood Anderson.--The Devil and Daniel Webster, by S.V. Benet.--A list of representative tales and short stories (p. 391-406)
Contents
Introduction: pt. 1, by H.S. Canby; pt. 2, by Robeson Bailey.--The shipwrecked sailor, from an Egyptian papyrus of the XIIth dynasty.--The book of Ruth, from the Bible.--The story of Cupid and Psyche, by Apuleius.--Frederick of the Alberighi and his falcon, by Boccaccio.--The nun's priest's tale, by Geoffrey Chaucer.--The story of Ali Baba and the forty robbers destroyed by a slave, from the Thousand and one nights.--The apparition of Mrs. Veal, by Daniel Defoe.--Jeannot and Colin, by Voltaire.--Rip Van Winkle, by Washington Irving.--Wandering Willie's tale, by Sir Walter Scott.--The taking of the redoubt, by Prosper Mérimée.--La Grande Bretèche, by Honoré de Balzac.--The cask of Amontillado, by E.A. Poe.--Ethan Brand, by Nathaniel Hawthorne.--Markheim, by R.L. Stevenson.--A coward, by Guy de Maupassant.--Without benefit of clergy, by Rudyard Kipling.--The blue hotel, by Stephen Crane.
Call Number
JFD 97-13329
LCCN
48007436
Author
Jessup, Alexander, 1871-
Title
The book of the short story, ed. by Henry Seidel Canby and Robeson Bailey.
Imprint
New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [c1948]
Edition
New and enl. ed.
Added Author
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961.
Bailey, Robeson, 1906-
Research Call Number
JFD 97-13329
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