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    The Best American Short Stories 1943 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1943, 428pp, hc)
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    • 1 · This Healthy Life · Vicki Baum · ss Story Sep/Oct 1942
    • 10 · Boundary Line · Warren Beck · ss Rocky Mountain Review Win 1942
    • 23 · Frenchman’s Ship · Kay Boyle · ss The Saturday Evening Post Nov 21 1942
    • 41 · Pleasures of Solitude · John Cheever · ss The New Yorker Jan 24 1942
    • 47 · The Dream of Angelo Zara · Guido D’Agostino · ss Story Sep/Oct 1942
    • 56 · Samuel Blane · Murray Dyer · ss Harper’s Sep 1942
    • 70 · The Bear · William Faulkner · ss The Saturday Evening Post May 9 1942
    • 87 · Beginning of Wisdom · Rachel Field · ss The American Magazine Mar 1942
    • 105 · A Partnership with Death · Vardis Fisher · ss Rocky Mountain Review Spr-Sum 1942
    • 115 · What Do You See, Dear Enid? · Grace Flandrau · ss The New Yorker Sep 26 1942
    • 122 · Time’s End · Robert Gibbons · ss Atlantic Monthly Jan 1942
    • 135 · Threnody for Stelios · Peter Gray · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Win 1942
    • 144 · Who Lived and Died Believing · Nancy Hale · nv Harper’s Bazaar Sep 1942
    • 166 · The Peach Stone · Paul Horgan · ss The Yale Review Sum 1942
    • 187 · The Enchanted · Laurette MacDuffie Knight · ss Story Mar/Apr 1942
    • 218 · The Little Black Boys · Clara Laidlaw · ss Atlantic Monthly Dec 1942
    • 232 · Love Is for Lovers · Mary Lavin · ss Harper’s Bazaar Jan 1942
    • 256 · Young Man in an Astrakhan Cap · Edita Morris · ss Harper’s Bazaar Dec 1942
    • 271 · Knife-Like, Flower Like, Like Nothing at All in the World · William Saroyan · ss Harper’s Bazaar Jul 1942
    • 279 · An Argument in 1934 · Delmore Schwartz · ss The Kenyon Review Win 1942
    • 292 · Preach on the Dusty Roads · Irwin Shaw · ss The New Yorker Aug 22 1942
    • 301 · My Public · Margaret Shedd · ss Harper’s Bazaar Sep 1942
    • 310 · Chip Off the Old Block · Wallace Stegner · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Aut 1942
    • 327 · Death and My Uncle Felix · Alison Stuart · ss Mademoiselle Oct 1942
    • 337 · Dawn of Remembered Spring · Jesse Stuart · ss Harper’s Bazaar Jun 1942
    • 345 · The Women · Richard Sullivan · ss Accent Aut 1942
    • 360 · The Catbird Seat · James Thurber · ss The New Yorker Nov 14 1942
    • 370 · Homecoming · Jessie Treichler · ss The Antioch Review Sum 1942
    • 391 · Philadelphia Express · Jerome Weidman · ss The New Yorker Oct 10 1942
    • 400 · Asphodel · Eudora Welty · ss The Yale Review Aut 1942


    The Best American Short Stories 1944 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1944, hc)
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    • 1 · The White Boat · Sidney Alexander · ss Accent Sum 1943
    • 17 · Señor Payroll · William E. Barrett · ss The Southwest Review Aut 1943
    • 21 · Notes of a Dangling Man · Saul Bellow · ss The Partisan Review Sep-Oct 1943
    • 41 · The Knot Hole · Dorothy Canfield · ss The Yale Review Spr 1943
    • 62 · Like a Field Mouse Over the Heart · Elizabeth Eastman · ss Harper’s Bazaar Aug 1943
    • 81 · Good Days and the Bad · Helen Eustis · ss Story Nov/Dec 1943
    • 101 · The Fishermen of Patzcuaro · William Fifield · ss Story Jan/Feb 1943
    • 117 · Strike up a Stirring Music · Berry Fleming · ss The Yale Review Sum 1943
    • 125 · More Like a Coffin · Hazel Hawthorne · vi The New Yorker Jun 26 1943
    • 128 · A Local Skirmish · Noel Houston · ss The New Yorker Sep 11 1943
    • 135 · Come Dance with Me in Ireland · Shirley Jackson · ss The New Yorker May 15 1943
    • 141 · The Rented Room · Josephine W. Johnson · ss Harper’s Bazaar Jun 1943
    • 164 · The Mohammedans · H. J. Kaplan · nv The Partisan Review May-Jun 1943
    • 190 · The S.S. Libertad · Eyre de Lanux · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction Aug 1943
    • 197 · The Female of the Fruit Fly · William March · ss Mademoiselle May 1943
    • 205 · The Ballad of the Sad Café · Carson McCullers · na Harper’s Bazaar Aug 1943
    • 265 · Shoe the Horse and Shoe the Mare · Astrid Meighan · ss The New Yorker Jan 2 1943
    • 273 · Exiles from the Creuse · Mary Mian · ss The New Yorker Dec 25 1943
    • 280 · Heart of Marzipan · Edita Morris · ss Mademoiselle Oct 1943
    • 285 · “That in Aleppo Once...” · Vladimir Nabokov · ss Atlantic Monthly Nov 1943
    • 295 · Neither Here Nor There · Ruth Portugal · ss Harper’s Bazaar Sep 1943
    • 309 · Lions, Harts, Leaping Does · J. F. Powers · ss Accent Aut 1943
    • 332 · All Souls’ · Gladys Schmitt · ss Collier’s Nov 6 1943
    • 345 · The Veterans Reflect · Irwin Shaw · ss Accent Win 1943
    • 358 · A Return · George Stiles · ss The Kenyon Review Win 1943
    • 378 · My Russian Cap · Leon Z. Surmelian · ss New Mexico Quarterly Review Sum 1943
    • 385 · Of This Time, of That Place · Lionel Trilling · nv The Partisan Review Jan/Feb 1943
    • 423 · An Afternoon · Elizabeth Warner · ss The New Yorker Jul 31 1943
    • 430 · The Illumination · Jessamyn West · ss Harper’s Bazaar Oct 1943
    • 443 · God’s Agents Have Beards · Emmanuel Winters · ss Harper’s Bazaar Aug 1943


    The Best American Short Stories 1945 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1945, hc)
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    • 1 · How the Devil Came Down Division Street · Nelson Algren · ss Harper’s Bazaar May 1944
    • 8 · The First Fish · Warren Beck · ss Story Mar/Apr 1944
    • 19 · Crime Passionnel · Louis Bromfield · ss The New Yorker Mar 25 1944
    • 30 · My Brother Osong’s Career in Politics · Carlos Bulosan · ss The New Yorker Mar 1944
    • 38 · Harvest · Mary Deasy · ss The American Mercury Nov 1944
    • 49 · Burial in the Desert · Edward Fenton · ss Harper’s Bazaar Oct 1944
    • 64 · The Light of Morning · Morton Fineman · ss Mademoiselle Jan 1944
    • 71 · Understand What I Mean? · Bill Gerry · ss The Yale Review Aut 1944
    • 82 · The Test · Brendan Gill · ss Good Housekeeping Jun 1944
    • 90 · Be Heavy · Richard Hagopian · ss Atlantic Monthly Mar 1944
    • 99 · It Never Happened · Emily Hahn · ss The New Yorker Jun 24 1944
    • 109 · The Czech Dog · W. G. Hardy · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction 1944
    • 115 · Fever Flower · Josephine Johnson · ss Harper’s Bazaar Mar 1944
    • 123 · Poor Everybody · Robert McLaughlin · ss The New Yorker Aug 26 1944
    • 133 · Don’t Scrub Off These Names · John McNulty · ss The New Yorker Sep 16 1944
    • 143 · The Animals’ Fair · Warren Miller · ss Harper’s Bazaar Feb 1944
    • 154 · Papa, Mama and Economics · George Panetta · ss Mademoiselle Jan 1944
    • 164 · On the Way to Somewhere Else · Joseph Stanley Pennell · ss Harper’s Bazaar 1944
    • 170 · Call a Solemn Assembly · Ruth Portugal · ss Harper’s Bazaar Aug 1944
    • 180 · The Owl That Kept Winking · Theodore Pratt · ss Esquire Jun 1944
    • 188 · The Hand That Fed Me · Isaac Rosenfeld · ss The Partisan Review Win 1944
    • 205 · A War Marriage · Donna Rowell · ss Story 1944
    • 222 · The Mourners · Gladys Schmitt · ss Harper’s Bazaar 1944
    • 238 · Gunners’ Passage · Irwin Shaw · ss The New Yorker Jul 22 1944
    • 257 · The Wedding: Beacon Hill · Jean Stafford · ss Harper’s Bazaar Aug 1944
    • 272 · Alabama Sketches · Ruby Pickens Tartt · ss The Southwest Review 1944
    • 283 · Rain in the Heart · Peter Taylor · ss The Sewanee Review Jan 1944
    • 303 · Cass Mastern’s Wedding Ring · Robert Penn Warren · nv The Partisan Review Fll 1944
    • 344 · First Day Finish · Jessamyn West · ss Atlantic Monthly Aug 1944
    • 356 · This Is a Love Story · Leane Zugsmith · ss The New Yorker Jan 22 1944
    • 362 · A Ship to Tarshish · William Zukerman · ss Prairie Schooner Sum 1944


    The Best American Short Stories 1946 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1946, hc)
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    • 1 · Jerry · Charles Angoff · ss Prairie Schooner Spr 1945
    • 13 · Out of Line · Warren Beck · ss The Yale Review Aut 1945
    • 26 · The Lovers · John Berryman · ss The Kenyon Review Win 1945
    • 40 · The Big Black and White Game · Ray Bradbury · ss The American Mercury Aug 1945
    • 56 · Bury Your Own Dead · Bessie Breuer · ss Harper’s Bazaar Feb 1945
    • 74 · The Valley of the Shadow · T. K. Brown, III · ss Esquire Jul 1945
    • 87 · The Ivory Tower · W. R. Burnett · ss Good Housekeeping Mar 1945
    • 110 · The Wind and the Snow of Winter · Walter Van Tilburg Clark · ss The Yale Review Win 1945
    • 128 · Flesh and Blood · Laurence Critchell · ss Atlantic Monthly Jan 1945
    • 147 · A Sense of Danger · Mary Deasy · ss Harper’s Aug 1945
    • 165 · In a Military Manner · Samuel Elkin · ss Harper’s Apr 1945
    • 184 · The Norm · Elaine Gottlieb · ss The Kenyon Review Spr 1945
    • 203 · The Mysteries of Eleusis · Elizabeth Hardwick · ss The Partisan Review Spr 1945
    • 214 · Story Without End · Josephine W. Johnson · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Spr 1945
    • 224 · Old Bill Bent to Drink · Ben Hur Lampman · ss Atlantic Monthly Feb 1945
    • 243 · The Caller · Meyer Liben · ss Accent Spr 1945
    • 255 · Run, Run, Run, Run · A. J. Liebling · ss The New Yorker Sep 29 1945
    • 277 · The Owl and the Bens · W. O. Mitchell · ss Atlantic Monthly Apr 1945
    • 292 · Time and Ebb · Vladimir Nabokov · ss Atlantic Monthly Jan 1945
    • 302 · Like a Winding Sheet · Ann Petry · ss The Crisis Nov 1945
    • 316 · For a Beautiful Relationship · Wentzle Ruml, III · ss The Kenyon Review Spr 1945
    • 337 · The King’s Daughter · Gladys Schmitt · ss Story Nov/Dec 1945
    • 355 · The Bridge · Irwin Stark · nv The Antioch Review Sum 1945
    • 400 · The Woman Who Was Loved · James Stern · ss Harper’s Bazaar Jan 1945
    • 419 · Mrs. Razor · James Still · ss Atlantic Monthly Jul 1945
    • 425 · The Scout Master · Peter Taylor · nv The Partisan Review Sum 1945
    • 464 · The Other Margaret · Lionel Trilling · nv The Partisan Review Fll 1945
    • 497 · Love Affair · Henrietta Weigel · nv The Kenyon Review Win 1945
    • 525 · The Singing Lesson · Jessamyn West · ss Harper’s Jan 1945
    • 540 · Death in a Cathedral · Glennyth Woods · ss Twice a Year 1945


    The Best American Short Stories 1947 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1947, hc)
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    • 1 · Return by Faith · Francis L. Broderick · ss Atlantic Monthly Sep 1946
    • 17 · Sex Education · Dorothy Canfield · ss The Yale Review Win 1946
    • 31 · The Headless Hawk · Truman Capote · nv Harper’s Bazaar Nov 1946
    • 56 · Day of Gold and Darkness · Robert Fontaine · ss The Yale Review Spr 1946
    • 62 · The Man in the Mirror · Adelaide Gerstley · ss Story Nov/Dec 1946
    • 76 · The Cocoon · John B. L. Goodwin · ss Story Sep/Oct 1946
    • 95 · Bird Song · John Mayo Goss · ss Atlantic Monthly Feb 1946
    • 114 · The Horse Like September · Paul Griffith · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction Oct 1946
    • 125 · Turista · Albert J. Guérard · ss Story Jan/Feb 1946
    • 141 · The Golden Stallion · Elizabeth Hardwick · nv The Sewanee Review Win 1946
    • 171 · Up the Road a Piece · Ruth McCoy Harris · ss The Antioch Review Win 1946
    • 189 · Night Watch · Thomas Heggen · ss Atlantic Monthly Apr 1946
    • 208 · Under the Ginko Trees · Edward Harris Heth · ss Town & Country Feb 1946
    • 221 · Michael Finney and the Little Men · John Richard Humphreys · ss Cosmopolitan Aug 1946
    • 238 · Down in the Reeds by the River · Victoria Lincoln · ss The New Yorker Sep 28 1946
    • 251 · Little Baseball World · Robert Lowry · ss Mademoiselle Sep 1946
    • 269 · Father Delacroix · May Davies Martenet · ss Quarterly Review of Literature v3 #2 1946
    • 282 · The Darkness · Jane Mayhall · ss Quarterly Review of Literature v3 #1 1946
    • 293 · Prince of Darkness · J. F. Powers · nv Accent Win 1946
    • 336 · The Greatest Idea in the World · Samson Raphaelson · ss Good Housekeeping Nov 1946
    • 350 · What We Don’t Know Hurts Us · Mark Schorer · ss Harper’s Bazaar Aug 1946
    • 366 · Game Chickens · Allan Seager · ss Foreground Spr-Sum 1946
    • 382 · Act of Faith · Irwin Shaw · ss The New Yorker Feb 2 1946
    • 401 · The Red Dress · Sylvia Shirley · ss Harper’s Jul 1946
    • 416 · The Interior Castle · Jean Stafford · ss The Partisan Review Nov/Dec 1946
    • 433 · Shock Treatment · Irwin Stark · ss Commentary Aug 1946
    • 440 · The Women on the Wall · Wallace Stegner · nv Harper’s Apr 1946
    • 461 · The Siege · Niccoló Tucci · ss Harper’s Feb 1946
    • 476 · Bread and Games · John D. Weaver · ss Harper’s Nov 1946
    • 490 · Hidden Room · Lawrence Williams · ss Cosmopolitan Nov 1946


    The Best American Short Stories 1948 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1948, 370pp, hc)
    • vii · Foreword · Martha Foley · fw
    • 1 · Part of the Act · Sidney Alexander · ss Story Jan/Feb 1947
    • 20 · A Distant Episode · Paul Bowles · ss The Partisan Review Jan-Feb 1947
    • 32 · I See You Never · Ray Bradbury · vi The New Yorker Nov 8 1947
    • 36 · The Apprentice · Dorothy Canfield · ss Ladies Home Journal Apr 1947, as “Once and for All”
    • 46 · The Enormous Radio · John Cheever · ss The New Yorker May 17 1947
    • 57 · That’s My Johnny-Boy · George R. Clay · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction Jul 1947
    • 73 · Visitor from Philadelphia · John Bell Clayton · ss Harper’s Aug 1947
    • 78 · A Letter to Mr. Priest · Margaret Cousins · ss Good Housekeeping Nov 1947
    • 93 · The Hollow Heart · M. F. K. Fisher · ss 47—The Magazine of the Year Nov 1947
    • 99 · “Fly, Fly, Little Dove” · Philip Garrigan · ss Atlantic Monthly Jun 1947
    • 106 · Miami-New York · Martha Gellhorn · ss Harper’s May 1947
    • 124 · Sparrow’s Last Jump · Elliott Grennard · ss Harper’s May 1947
    • 139 · The Human Fly · Ralph Gustafson · ss Atlantic Monthly Jan 1947
    • 148 · Why Were You Sent Out Here? · John Hersey · ss Atlantic Monthly Feb 1947
    • 157 · The Dawn Swings In · Lance Jeffers · ss Mainstream 1947
    • 172 · Morning, a Week Before the Crime · Victoria Lincoln · ss Cosmopolitan May 1947
    • 189 · The Terror in the Streets · Robert Lowry · ss Mademoiselle Jun 1947
    • 200 · The Burden · John A. Lynch · ss Atlantic Monthly May 1947
    • 213 · The Search · Vincent McHugh · ss 47—The Magazine of the Year Jul 1947
    • 222 · The Professor and the Puli · Robert Morse · ss Harper’s Jun 1947
    • 236 · The Stupendous Fortune · Ruth Portugal · ss Good Housekeeping Jan 1947
    • 249 · That’s the Man! · Mary Brinker Post · ss Today’s Woman Feb 1947
    • 266 · Carmencita · Waverley Root · ss 47—The Magazine of the Year Dec 1947
    • 274 · The Tragedy in Jancie Brierman’s Life · Dolph Sharp · ss Story Mar/Apr 1947
    • 294 · Beyond the Glass Mountain · Wallace Stegner · ss Harper’s May 1947
    • 305 · The Plan · Sidney Sulkin · ss The Kenyon Review Sum 1947
    • 321 · The Whole World Knows · Eudora Welty · ss Harper’s Bazaar Mar 1947
    • 341 · The Second Tree from the Corner · E. B. White · ss The New Yorker May 31 1947
    • 347 · Biographical Notices · [Misc.] · bg
    • 353 · The Yearbook of the American Short Story, January 1 to December 31, 1947 · [Misc.] · bi


    The Best American Short Stories 1949 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1949, hc)
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    • 1 · Mighty, Mighty Pretty · George Albee · nv Story Sum 1948
    • 19 · The Vacation · Livingston Biddle, Jr. · ss Cosmopolitan Jun 1948
    • 39 · The Farmer’s Children · Elizabeth Bishop · ss Harper’s Bazaar Feb 1948
    • 48 · Under the Sky · Paul Bowles · ss The Partisan Review Mar 1948
    • 55 · My Father and the Circus · Frank Brookhouser · ss The University of Kansas City Review Aut 1948
    • 60 · Exodus · Borden Deal · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction May 1948
    • 72 · Small Miracle · Adele Dolokhov · ss Today’s Woman Nov 1948
    • 81 · The White Hound · Ward Dorrance · ss The Hudson Review Sum 1948
    • 94 · Li Chang’s Million · Henry Gregor Felsen · ss Woman’s Day Nov 1948
    • 100 · Departure of Hubbard · Robert Gibbons · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction May 1948
    • 106 · In the Flow of Time · Beatrice Griffith · ss Common Ground Aut 1948
    • 117 · Evenings at Home · Elizabeth Hardwick · ss The Partisan Review Apr 1948
    • 127 · Castle of Snow · Joseph Heller · ss Atlantic Monthly Mar 1948
    • 135 · A Sound in the Night · Ruth Herschberger · ss Harper’s Bazaar Apr 1948
    • 149 · Jerry · Laura Hunter · ss Mademoiselle Aug 1948
    • 157 · Of the River and Uncle Pidcock · Jim Kjelgaard · ss Adventure Nov 1948
    • 166 · Footnote to American History · Roderick Lull · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Spr 1948
    • 179 · The Vault · T. D. Mabry · ss The Kenyon Review Win 1948
    • 193 · Vacia · Agnes Macdonald · ss Accent Aut 1948
    • 205 · The Men · Jane Mayhall · ss Perspective Sum 1948
    • 212 · The Heifer · Patrick Morgan · ss Atlantic Monthly Jul 1948
    • 219 · All Prisoners Here · Irving Pfeffer · ss Harper’s May 1948
    • 238 · Episode of a House Remembered · John Rogers · ss Wake Spr 1948
    • 248 · A Girl I Knew · J. D. Salinger · ss Good Housekeeping Feb 1948
    • 261 · Justice Has No Number [Bastia] · Alfredo Segre · nv Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine Apr 1948
    • 285 · An Island for My Friends · Madelon Shapiro · ss Bard Review May 1948
    • 295 · Children Are Bored on Sunday · Jean Stafford · ss The New Yorker Feb 21 1948
    • 305 · Road to the Isles · Jessamyn West · ss The New Yorker Feb 21 1948


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