20th Century American Short Stories: Volume 2

  • AUTHOR: Jean A. McConochie
  • ISBN-13: 9780838448519 
  • 216 Pages  Paperback 
  • 2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1975
  • ©1995     Published
  • Level(s): Advanced | High-intermediate
  • List Price = $ 59.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $45.25
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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. Hills Like White Elephants
2. The Man to Send Rain Clouds
3. The Somebody
4. Japanese Hamlet
5. Secrets
6. The Orphaned Swimming Pool
7. The Sojourner
8. English as a Second Language
9. The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant
10. Fine Points
11. Where You Have Been Where You Are Going
12. Christmas Show