Portable American Realism Reader

ISBN-10: 0140268308

ISBN-13: 9780140268300

Edition: 1997

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Between the Civil War and World War I, Realism shaped the literature of the age, leaving an indelible and far-reaching influence on 20th century American and world literature, as this comprehensive anthology of the American short story reveals.
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List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

The Historical Context
The Literary Context
Suggestions for Further Reading
Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog
The Luck of Roaring Camp
The Story of the Old Ram
The Minister's Housekeeper
Belles Demoiselles Plantation
Rodman the Keeper
A White Heron
A Church Mouse
How Celia Changed Her Mind
La Grande Demoiselle
The Goodness of Saint Rocque
Free Joe and the Rest of the World
Miss Tempy's Watchers
The Sheriff's Children
The Return of a Private
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
The Revolt of 'Mother'
My Aunt Susan
The Real Thing
The Yellow Wallpaper
Desiree's Baby
The Little Room
The Beast in the Jungle
The Blue Hotel
The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky
A Providential Match
Sister Josepha
The Wife of His Youth
The Trial Path
The Other Two
A Wagner Matinee
The Walking Woman
Nobody Rich, Nobody Poor
Mrs. Spring Fragrance
The Men in the Storm
An Experiment in Misery
The Open Boat
Under the Lion's Paw
Curious Shifts of the Poor
The Law of Life
A Deal in Wheat
The Lynching of Jube Benson
The Problem of Old Harjo
To Build a Fire
The Second Choice
Biographical Notes
Notes on the Texts
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