Journals Higher Education

$21.95

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28 August 2012

896 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199744398


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The Oxford Book of American Short Stories

Second Edition

Edited by Joyce Carol Oates

  • 59 of the best American short stories
  • Introductions to each story written by Joyce Carol Oates that describe the author, work, and the reason for selecting it
  • Fascinating introductory essay by JCO discussing why these stories form the core of the American literary canon

New to this Edition:

  • 20 new stories, each with a new introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
  • 17 new authors who were not represented at all in the first edition
  • Insightful preface by JCO on the shifting literary landscape in the 21st Century
  • Fascinating introductory essay by JCO on why these stories form the core of the American literary canon
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