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15 Stories
Herbert Barrows
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15 Stories

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15 Stories Selected by Herbert Barrows, Dept. of English, Univ. of Michigan.

Stories Included:

"A Tradition of 1804" by Thomas Hardy

"The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane

"Now I Lay Me" by Ernest Hemingway

"Patricia, Edith, and Arnold" by Dylan Thomas

"The Schoolmistress" by Anton Chekhov

"The Chorus Girl" by Anton Chekhov

"How Claeys Died" by William Sansom

"Ethan Brand" by Nathaniel H
Hardcover, 211 pages
Published January 1st 1950 by D. C. Heath And Company
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Sep 19, 2014 Mckinley rated it it was ok
Shelves: short-story
The impetus behind this collection, as explained in the introduction, was to assemble stories to introduce the student to the form of short story and also literature at large. Rather than provide examples of types, it is to address and engage the student's sensitivity and skill as a reader.
I didn't really like that many of the stories. Although I've read Hardy, Crane, Hemingway, Thomas, Chekhov, Hawthorne, Joyce, de Maupassant and Lawrence and enjoyed their work. Assembled in 1950, it feels dat
Mark LaMountain
Oct 05, 2010 Mark LaMountain marked it as to-read
Shelves: i-quit
This is an old creaky book. It was apparently used for teaching kiddos in class, as there's all sorts of notes written inside my copy.

It's got stories by some authors I know I like, as well as authors I haven't heard of, so hopefully it'll introduce me to some other rad peeps. :)
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