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O. Henry Stories

O. Henry

O. Henry Stories

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Published by Bantam Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Short stories

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7820513M
    ISBN 100553213962
    ISBN 109780553213966


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Henry is known for entertaining and clever short stories. Here is a list of some of his famous stories with a short summary for each.

This page contains some of O. Henry’s best and well known stories as well as lesser known works. A link is provided where possible for easy online reading. Stories are listed in alphabetical order of the. The more than stories written by O.

Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite storyteller/5(48).

In this selection of O. Henry's famous tales you will find stories that display the range, humor and humanity of the infinitely popular short-story author. Henry gives a richly colorful and exuberantly entertaining panorama of social life, ranging from thieves to tycoons, from the streets of New York to the prairies of by: 1.

I have reread Stories by many time, and,for sure, it is my favorite book. I am impressed by the talent of the author to describe perfectly human nature in just 2 or 3 pages. Besides, his sense of humor (Princess and Puma) adds some extra attractiveness to the stories/5.

The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite are/5.

O. Henry's short stories are tiny masterpieces. Each story takes literally only minutes to read (they're an average 6 - 12 pages long), but they are brilliant in plot and character development, each with an unexpected twist of some sort at the end, and each different from the other/5(5).

O. Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter () was a prolific American short story writer. Initially trained as a pharmacist, Porter began his writing career as a journalist and worked on his stories on the side. After being accused of embezzling money from a bank he worked for, he fled to : Dover Publications.

Selected Stories of O. Henry, by O. Henry, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and Brand: Barnes & Noble. O. Henry, pseudonym of William Sydney Porter, original name William Sidney Porter, (born SeptemGreensboro, North Carolina, U.S.—died June 5,New York, New York), American short-story writer whose tales romanticized the commonplace—in particular the life of ordinary people in New York stories expressed the effect of coincidence on character through humour.

As O. Henry, Porter is one of America's best known writers, and his stories, such as "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Ransom of Red Chief", are still taught in schools. Inthe O. Henry Awards, an annual anthology of short stories, was established in his honor.

Porter died on June 5, /5(1). 4 O HENRY - SELECTED STORIES Jim stepped inside the door, as immovable as a setter at the scent of quail.

His eyes were fixed upon Della, and there was an expression in them that she could not read, and it terrified her. It was not anger, nor surprise, nor disapproval, nor horror, nor any of the sentiments that she had been prepared for.

What other book might you compare O. Henry: Complete Short Stories Collection to and why. I think O. Henry is inimitable. I have read other superbly composed English.

I have read cleverly constructed short stories (Harry Harrison comes to mind). And I have read. The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories.

Henry $ - $ About The Best Short Stories of O. Henry. The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader’s delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America’s.

The O. Henry Prize Stories gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories range in setting from Japan at the outset of World War II to a remote cabin in the woods of Wyoming, and the characters that inhabit them range from a misanthropic survivor of an.

o. henry ( - ) O. Henry needs no introduction of course; the man who made the short story with the surprise ending famous. These 16 stories are. Henry Short Stories and Books. Indicted in for embezzling bank funds (actually a result of technical mismanagement), Porter fled to a reporting job in New Orleans, then to :   New Yorkers short stories (Graded reader level 2) - O.

Henry | English Skills. O'Henry's stories are set in mansions and slums, teeming cities and desolate frontiers. Stories of grand adventure, thrilling romance, gripping suspense, hilarious comedy. Stories about turns of fate, twists of destiny, accidents of chance and always.

always, endless surprises. The tales of O'Henry--stories as life itself. The Gift of the Magi O. Henry downloads; The Best American Humorous Short Stories downloads; Postscripts O. Henry downloads; The Four Million O. Henry downloads; The Trimmed Lamp, and Other Stories of the Four Million O. Henry downloads; Cabbages and Kings O.

Henry downloads; O. Henryana: Seven Odds and Ends, Poetry and Short Stories O. Henry. O Henry is best noted for his wit, characterization and twist endings. O Henry wrote primarily about his own time the early 20th century. Most stories were set in New York and the characters were ordinary people.

His brilliant writing style and his o. O Henry is for the intelligent listener If you could sum up O. Henry Short Stories, Vol.

2 in three words, what would they be. Entertaining, educational, witty. Who was your favorite character and why. The author because he challenges his listener with classic phrasing and descriptions of.

The O. Henry Prize Stories –continuing a century-long tradition of cutting-edge literary excellence–contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year.

The winning writers are an impressive mix of celebrated names and new, emerging voices. O. Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter (), an American writer of outstanding short stories, known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings.

This collection contains twelve of his best loved tales: 1. 'The Cactus' 2. 'The Gift of the Magi' 3. 'One Thousand Dollars' 4.

'The Marionettes' 5. 'The. Founded inhas become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry.

The Ransom of Red Chief is a fine example of O. Henry's use of irony. First published in The Saturday Evening Post in Bill and Sam sure didn't anticipate the lesson they learned, "Crime sure doesn't pay!" In fact, it'll cost you plenty/   Directed by Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King.

With Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger. John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period () in this anthology film/10(K).

HENRY () STORIES. The Girl And The Habit. by O. Henry. The story of Miss Merriam, the lovely, capable cashier at Hinkle's. - Length: 5 pages - Age Rating: PG - Genre: Fiction - 9 Comments. The Robe Of Peace. by O. Henry. The strange and incredible truth behind the sudden disappearance of Johnny Bellchambers.

The O. Henry Award is an annual American award given to short stories of exceptional merit. The award is named after the American short-story writer O. Henry. The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories is an annual collection of the year's twenty best stories published in U.S. and Canadian magazines, written in English.

The award itself is called The O. Henry Award, not the O. Henry Prize, though until Website: By: O. Henry () O. Henry wrote over short stories. Naturally I have my personal top 20 stories that just seem to stand out because of their form, writing style and ability to convey real personalities in a very few words.

From these 20 I've chosen five that seem outstanding examples of the short story art form. The venerable annual honors volume approaches its centenary but shows no signs of tiring out. There are few surprises but plenty of pleasures in the latest installment of the O.

Henry Award anthology, in recent years edited by novelist and short story writer Furman. The O. Henry Prize Stories Prize Jury: David Bradley, Elizabeth McCracken, Brad Watson The O. Henry Prize Stories contains twenty breathtaking stories—by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers—selected by the series editor from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year.

The collection includes essays by the three eminent guest jurors on their. Henry wrote over short stories. Naturally I have my personal top 20 stories that just seem to stand out because of their form, writing style and ability to convey real personalities in a very few words.

From these 20 I've chosen five that seem outstanding examples of the short story art form. A master of irony and wordplay, O. Henry's short stories are filled with wit and humor.

With plot turns, unexpected climaxes, and deep insights into human nature, O. Henry stories continue to touch the hearts of readers.

This collection includes the classic "The Gift of the Magi". pages, softcover. The most notable thing about Time is that it is so purely relative. A large amount of reminiscence is, by common consent, conceded to the drowning man; and it is not past belief that one may review an entire courtship while removing one’s gloves.

That is what Trysdale was doing, standing by a table in Continue reading Read The Cactus by O. Henry →. A riveting, potentially redemptive story of modern American suburbia that reads almost like an ancient Greek tragedy.

When the Whitmans, a nouveau riche white family, move into a sprawling, newly built house next door to Valerie Alston-Holt, a black professor of forestry and ecology, and her musically gifted, biracial year-old son, Xavier, in a modest, diverse North Carolina neighborhood of.

As O. Henry, Porter is one of America's best known writers, and his stories, such as "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Ransom of Red Chief", are still taught in schools.

Inthe O. Henry Awards, an annual anthology of short stories, was established in his honor. Porter died on June 5, /5(4). The selected stories of O. Henry in this volume showcase amazing variety. From life south of the Rio Grande to the citizens of New York, his stories are marked by coincidence and surprise endings, as well as compassion and high humor.

pages, softcover. Brand: Wordsworth Editions. Pocket Book of O. Henry's Stories by O. Henry A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

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Stories by O. Henry by O' Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The Trimmed Lamp, and Other Stories of the Four Million: The Voice of the City: Waifs and Strays: Twelve Stories: Whirligigs: The Online Books Page hasn't yet cataloged the following titles: The Four Million: The Gift of the Magi: Index of the Project Gutenberg Works of O.

Henry: O. Henry Encore: O. Henryana: Seven Odds and Ends, Poetry and.O Henry ( – ) O Henry is the author of books such as The Gift Of the Magi and Other Short Stories. Books by O Henry. Henry, O.,Short stories, American Publisher New York: Odyssey Press Collection ncbio; unclibraries; americana Digitizing sponsor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Contributor University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Language EnglishPages: