Eight Great American Short Novels Author:Philip Rahv Many of the major American writers have written superb short novels or novellas. In this collection, Philip Rahv has chosen eight of the finest. — From the 19th century will be found such masterpieces as Melville's "Bartleby the Scrivener," Henry James' "An International Episode," and Stephen Crane's "The Blue HOtel." — Sherwood Anderson and Edit... more »h Wharton are represented by strongly characteristic and little known works: "The Man Who Became a Woman" and "False Dawn."
The modern period is represented by three equally strong and vivid contributions, including William Faulkner's "Red Leaves," Flannery O'Connor's "Wise Blood," and William Styron's "The Long March."« less