Great American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to Hemingway
Barnes & Noble Classics, 2004 - Fiction - 576 pages
Great American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to Hemingway is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:
Uniquely capable of capturing a moment in time, the short story occupies a cherished place in the history of American literature. During the last 200 years, some of this nation’s greatest writers have produced outstanding examples of this art form, many of which are included in this collection.
Corinne Demas is Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College and a fiction editor of the Massachusetts Review. She has a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She is the author of two collections of short stories, two novels, a memoir, and numerous books for children.
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Review: Great American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to HemingwayUser Review - Sam - Goodreads
This was the first collection of short stories I've ever read, and my first thought after finishing it was to donate my other unread collection. Maybe it's the selection, or maybe it's the genre. But ... Read full review
Review: Great American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to HemingwayUser Review - JC - Goodreads
The selection isn't all that varied, After finishing it I felt like all the stories ended up (for the most part) looking dullish and tame. About a quarter of the stories are highly anthologized and ... Read full review