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Great Love Stories
Author: BOB BLAISDELL

ISBN: 9780486793825
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 20 April 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7 x 1.8
Description:
This 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; and Anthony 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.

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