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The May anthology of Oxford and Cambridge short stories 1994

The May anthology of Oxford and Cambridge short stories 1994

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Published by Varsity/Cherwell in (Oxford?) .
Written in English


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cover title: The May anthology of Oxford & Cambridge short stories 1994.

Other titlesThe May anthology of Oxford & Cambridge short stories.
Statement(selected & introduced by Stephen Fry).
ContributionsFry, Stephen, 1957-
The Physical Object
Pagination(x), 163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20738451M
ISBN 100902240145
OCLC/WorldCa502280709

Julkaistu: The May Anthology of Oxford and Cambridge Short Stories ; Mrs. Begum's Son and the Private Tutor. Julkaistu: The May Anthology of Oxford and Cambridge Short Stories ; Picnic, Lightning. Julkaistu: The May Anthology of Oxford and Cambridge Short Stories ; The Girl With Bangs. Julkaistu: Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly. I've used the anthology _Great American Short Stories_ published by Barnes and Noble () in an ESL extensive reading course I taught in the past. Some of the stories are in this anthology are too hard, but it is an ample and affordable anthology which also lends itself well if to teaching elements of American history and culture. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November ), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in After being voted one of the best novellas up to , it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short Stories.


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