Major American Short Stories

ISBN-10: 0195078993
ISBN-13: 9780195078992
Edition: 3rd 1994 (Revised)
Authors: A. Walton Litz
List price: $103.95 Buy it from $3.00
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: This third edition of a highly successful anthology traces the American short story from Irving, Poe, and Hawthorne to contemporary writers such as Cooper, Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, and Raymond Carver. Identifying strands of developmemt such as  More...

Used Starting from $60.89
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Portuguese Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Spanish Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
German Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $103.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/24/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 896
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

This third edition of a highly successful anthology traces the American short story from Irving, Poe, and Hawthorne to contemporary writers such as Cooper, Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, and Raymond Carver. Identifying strands of developmemt such as `Regionalism and Realism', and the establishment of the short story as `A National Art Form', the editor also includes a better representation of women writers and writers of colour in this new edition.

Arthur Walton Litz, Jr. was born on October 31, 1929. He was an American literary historian and critic who served as professor of English Literature at Princeton University from 1956 to 1993. He is the author or editor of over twenty collections of literary criticism. Litz graduated from Princeton University in 1951 and received his Ph.D. from Oxford University while studying on a Rhodes Scholarship at Merton College in 1951-54. He became the Holmes Professor of English Literature at Princeton in 1956. He was named to the Eastman Visiting Professorship at Balliol College, Oxford in 1989. Bread Loaf professor from the early 1970s through the early 1990s and a literary historian and critic who served as professor of English literature at Princeton University from 1956 to 1993, Arthur Litz, Jr. died on June 4, 2014, at University Medical Center of Princeton in New Jersey.

The Search for Form
Rip Van Winkle
The Adventure of the German Student
Young Goodman Brown
Wakefield
Rappaccini's Daughter
Ligeia
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Purloined Letter
Bartleby the Serivener
The Real Thing
The Jolly Corner
Regionalism and Realism
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
How To Tell a Story
The Outcasts of Poker Flat
Editha
The Courting of Sister Wisby
Desiree's Baby
The Yellow Wallpaper
Willa Cather
A National Art Form
The Open Boat
Stephen Crane's Own Story
I Want To Know Why
Babylon Revisited
Big Two-Hearted River
The Gilded Six-Bits
Red Leaves
That Evening Sun
Flowering Judas
Petrified Man
Blackberry Winter
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
Looking for Mr. Green Saul Bellow
A Good Man Is Hard To Find
The Magic Barrel
Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time
Sonny's Blues
Defender of the Faith
The Doctor's Wife
The World of Apples
The Short Story Today
Lost in the Funhouse
The Indian Uprising
The Magic Poker
The Long-Distance Runner
Daisy
Helping
Errand
Everyday Use
Storyteller
Snares
Biographical and Bibliographical Notes
The American Short Story: A General Bibliography

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×