The book of the short story, ed. by Henry Seidel Canby and Robeson Bailey.

; Bailey, Robeson, 1906- ; Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961
New and enl. ed.. New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1948] .

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Other Authors Bailey, Robeson, 1906-
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961.
Subjects Short stories (Ibadan, Nigeria)
Short stories.
Description viii, 406 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1948]
Notes A revision of the 1903 edition, edition by Alexander Jessup and Henry Seidel Canby, with 9 stories added.
--The darling, by Anton Chekhov.--Mrs. Medwin, by Henry James.--The secret sharer, by Joseph Conrad.--A little cloud, by James Joyce.--A dill pickle, by Katherine Mansfield.--Haircut, by Ring Lardner.--The killers, by Ernest Hemingway.--Brother Death, by Sherwood Anderson.--The Devil and Daniel Webster, by S.V. Benet.--A list of representative tales and short stories (pages 391-406)
Contents Introduction: part 1, by H.S. Canby; part 2, by Robeson Bailey.--The shipwrecked sailor, from an Egyptian papyrus of the XIIth dynasty.--The book of Ruth, from the Bible.--The story of Cupid and Psyche, by Apuleius.--Frederick of the Alberighi and his falcon, by Boccaccio.--The nun's priest's tale, by Geoffrey Chaucer.--The story of Ali Baba and the forty robbers destroyed by a slave, from the Thousand and one nights.--The apparition of Mrs. Veal, by Daniel Defoe.--Jeannot and Colin, by Voltaire.--Rip Van Winkle, by Washington Irving.--Wandering Willie's tale, by Sir Walter Scott.--The taking of the redoubt, by Prosper Merimee.--La Grande Breteche, by Honore de Balzac.--The cask of Amontillado, by E.A. Poe.--Ethan Brand, by Nathaniel Hawthorne.--Markheim, by R.L. Stevenson.--A coward, by Guy de Maupassant.--Without benefit of clergy, by Rudyard Kipling.--The blue hotel, by Stephen Crane.
Genre Short stories.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)00296486
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