Short Story Masterpieces, Volume 1967

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Robert Penn Warren, Albert Erskine
Dell, 1954 - Fiction - 542 pages
2 Reviews
With works by Henry James, Stephen Crane, John Cheever, James Joyce and many others, this outstanding collection of 35 American and British short pieces of fiction from the first half of the 20th century is one of the bestselling collections of our time.
 

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Contents

A BOTTLE OF MILK FOR MOTHER
14
THE
31
WITCHS MONEY
61
AN OUTPOST OF PROGRESS
75
THE THIRD PRIZE
101
OPEN WINTER
122
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Robert Penn Warren taught English at Yale University and was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and one for poetry, and of the National Book Award for poetry. He was the author, with Cleanth Brooks, of Understanding Fiction, and of the novels All the King's Men, World Enough and Time, Band of Angels, and Flood, as well as many other works of fiction, poetry, and literary criticism. He died in 1989.

Albert Erskine was a vice president and executive editor at Random House in New York. He was also on the staff of The Southern Review and was associated with the Louisiana State University Press. He died in 1993.