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Best of Fiction: 23 Short Stories

In Books, Literature on ஜனவரி 29, 2014 at 12:47 பிப

Source: Masterpieces of Short Fiction

1. Excavations—Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado”
2. Hawthorne’s “Goodman Brown” and Lost Faith
3. Under Gogol’s “Overcoat”
4. Maupassant’s “The Necklace”—Real and Paste
5. Chekhov, Love, and “The Lady with the Dog”
6. James in the Art Studio—”The Real Thing”
7. Epiphany and the Modern in Joyce’s “Araby”
8. Babel’s “My First Goose”—Violent Concision
9. Male Initiation—Hemingway’s “The Killers”
10. Kafka’s Parable—”A Hunger Artist”
11. Lawrence’s Blue-eyed “Rocking-Horse Winner”
12. Female Initiation—Mansfield’s “Party”
13. Jackson’s Shocking Vision in “The Lottery”
14. O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”
15. Paley on Survival and “An Interest in Life”
16. The “Enormous Wings” of García Márquez
17. A New World Fable—Malamud’s “The Jewbird”
18. Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”—A Harlem Song
19. Updike’s “A & P”—The Choice of Gallantry
20. Kingston’s Warrior Myth—”No Name Woman”
21. Atwood’s “Happy Endings” as Metafiction
22. Gordimer’s “Moment Before” Apartheid Fell
23. Carver’s “Cathedral”—A Story that Levitates

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