20th Century American Short Stories: Anthology

  • AUTHOR: Jean A. McConochie
  • ISBN-13: 9780838461464 
  • 280 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©1995     Published
  • Level(s): Advanced | High-intermediate
  • List Price = $ 73.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $55.25
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About The Product

These classic texts introduce your students to American literature through a rich selection of contemporary authors from the twentieth century.


  • Includes unabridged, unsimplified stories by Sandra Cisneros, Ernest Hemingway, Toshio Mori, Richard Wright, John Updike, Raymond Carver, Grace Paley, and more.
  • Volumes 1 and 2 include pre- and post reading support, such as biographical information, glossary, and new discussion and writing activities.
  • The Anthology combines only the readings and introductory material from both volumes, and is ideal for instructors who like to create their own activities.
  • A strong connection between reading and writing is promoted.

About the Contributor

  • Jean A. McConochie

Table of Contents

1. No Speak English
2. Popular Mechanics
3. The Unicorn in the Garden
4. The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse
5. Samuel
6. The Chaser
7. The Brown House
8. Love
9. The Use of Force
10. The Lottery
11. A Blizzard under Blue Sky
12. The Sentinel
13. Hills Like White Elephants
14. The Man to Send Rain Clouds
15. The Somebody
16. Japanese Hamlet
17. Secrets
18. The Orphaned Swimming Pool
19. The Sojourner
20. English as a Second Language
21. The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant
22. Fine Points
23. Where You Have Been Where You Are Going
24. Christmas Show