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DetailsThis wide-ranging collection of romantic tales features an international array of authors, including Sherwood Anderson, Alexander Pushkin, Anthony Trollope, and Giovanni Verga. In addition to new translations, the anthology features less-familiar stories not routinely found in similar compilations.Selections include :-"A Misfortune" by Anton Chekhov, in which a young wife attempts to end an affair;"The Earthquake in Chile" by Heinrich von Kleist, recounting a seventeenth-century romance;"The She-Wolf" by Giovanni Verga, a Sicilian tale of a mother and daughter in love with the same man; andAnthony Trollope's "Miss Ophelia Gledd," in which a Boston debutante must choose between two suitors.Additional stories include :-D. H. Lawrence's portrait of sexual jealousy in "The White Stocking";a bayou tale by Kate Chopin, "Azelie"; and"The Other Woman" by Sherwood Anderson, in which a groom waxes nostalgic on the night before his wedding.ABOUT THE EDITOR: Bob Blaisdell is Professor of English at the City University of New York's Kingsborough Community College and the editor of more than 20 Dover literature and poetry collections. His most recent Dover books include Civil War Letters: From Home, Camp and Battlefield, Great Speeches by Mark Twain, Essays on Teaching, and Humorous American Short Stories.
SKU Code PRK B 3509 Weight in Kg 0.0900 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486793825 Author Name Editor : Bob Blaisdell Publisher Name HARPER COLLINS