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    The Best American Short Stories 1950 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1950, hc)
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    • 1 · Where Did Yesterday Go? · Charles Angoff · ss The University of Kansas City Review Sum 1949
    • 5 · Shadow of Evil · James Aswell · nv Today’s Woman Nov 1949
    • 33 · Wild Flower · Sanora Babb · ss The Kansas Magazine 1949
    • 42 · Edge of Doom · Warren Beck · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Spr 1949
    • 59 · A Sermon by Doctor Pep · Saul Bellow · ss The Partisan Review May 1949
    • 67 · Death Under the Hawthornes · Peggy Bennett · ss Harper’s Bazaar Oct 1949
    • 80 · Pastor Dowe at Tacaté · Paul Bowles · nv Mademoiselle Feb 1949
    • 102 · Jishin · Robert Christopher · ss The Yale Review Aut 1949
    • 109 · The NRACP · George P. Elliott · nv The Hudson Review Fll 1949
    • 143 · The Fear of Innocence · Leslie A. Fiedler · na The Partisan Review Aug 1949
    • 191 · The Pigeon · Ralph Gustafson · ss Northern Review Oct-Nov 1949
    • 201 · The Mouse · Marianne Hauser · ss The Tiger’s Eye Jun 8 1949
    • 215 · The Author · Josephine W. Johnson · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Sum 1949
    • 234 · The Artist · Ralph Kaplan · ss Harper’s Mar 1949
    • 250 · “Hail Brother and Farewell” · Sylvan Karchmer · ss Epoch Win 1949
    • 259 · Comes a Day · Speed Lamkin · ss Mademoiselle Sep 1949
    • 274 · The Glass Wall · Victoria Lincoln · nv Good Housekeeping Feb 1949
    • 301 · The World Outside · Howard Maier · ss Harper’s May 1949
    • 308 · The Cape · Esther McCoy · ss Harper’s Bazaar Oct 1949
    • 317 · My Brother’s Second Funeral · Edward Newhouse · ss The New Yorker Oct 8 1949
    • 328 · Take Her Up Tenderly · Hoke Norris · ss Prairie Schooner Win 1949
    • 337 · Bright and Morning · Glidden Parker · ss The Kenyon Review Win 1949
    • 349 · The Old Acrobat and the Ruined City · Clay Putman · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction Dec 1949
    • 364 · Not with Our Fathers · Abraham Rothberg · ss The University of Kansas City Review Win 1949
    • 378 · The Promise · Ramona Stewart · ss The American Mercury Jun 1949
    • 390 · A Master Time · James Still · ss Atlantic Monthly Jan 1949
    • 399 · The Hired Man · Joan Strong · ss American Letters Feb 1949
    • 407 · A Wife of Nashville · Peter Taylor · nv The New Yorker Dec 3 1949


    The Best American Short Stories 1951 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1951, hc)
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    • 1 · Flight Through the Dark · Roger Angell · ss The New Yorker Dec 9 1950
    • 10 · Inland, Western Sea · Nathan Asch · ss The New Yorker Apr 29 1950
    • 24 · A Fugitive from the Mind · Peggy Bennett · ss Mademoiselle Nov 1950
    • 37 · The End of the Depression · Mary Bolté · ss Harper’s Bazaar Sep 1950
    • 45 · In Greenwich There Are Many Gravelled Walks · Hortense Calisher · ss The New Yorker Aug 12 1950
    • 60 · Sense of Direction · Leonard Casper · ss The Southwest Review Sum 1950
    • 73 · Larchmoor Is Not the World · R. V. Cassill · ss Furioso Win 1950
    • 89 · The Season of Divorce · John Cheever · ss The New Yorker Mar 4 1950
    • 100 · The Hunters · Harris Downey · ss Epoch Sum 1950
    • 115 · The Temperate Zone · Elizabeth Enright · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Aut 1950
    • 121 · The Kingdom of Gordon · J. Carol Goodman · ss Mademoiselle Aug 1950
    • 128 · The Value of the Dollar · Ethel Edison Gordon · ss Charm Oct 1950
    • 139 · Her Breath Upon the Windowpane · William Goyen · ss Harper’s Jul 1950
    • 144 · The Summer People · Shirley Jackson · ss Charm Sep 1950
    • 157 · The Mother’s Story · Josephine W. Johnson · ss Good Housekeeping Feb 1950
    • 168 · Fru Holm · Ilona Karmel · ss Mademoiselle Aug 1950
    • 187 · Old Century’s River · Oliver La Farge · ss Atlantic Monthly Sep 1950
    • 201 · Old Turkey Neck · George Lanning · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction May 1950
    • 210 · Portrait · Ethel G. Lewis · ss Epoch Win 1950
    • 218 · The Glass House · Dorothy Livesay · ss Northern Review Jun-Jul 1950
    • 228 · The Wishbone · Robie Macauley · nv The Sewanee Review Sum 1950
    • 253 · The Prison · Bernard Malamud · ss Commentary Sep 1950
    • 259 · The Butcherbirds · Esther Patt · ss The American Mercury Nov 1950
    • 268 · Death of a Favorite · J. F. Powers · ss The New Yorker Jul 1 1950
    • 286 · The Tabby Cat · Paul Rader · ss The Quarto Spr 1950
    • 295 · The Nemesis · Jean Stafford · ss The New Yorker Dec 16 1950
    • 312 · The Last of the Grizzly Bears · Ray B. West, Jr. · nv Epoch Fll 1950
    • 338 · The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin · Tennessee Williams · ss Flair Feb 1950


    The Best American Short Stories 1952 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1952, hc)
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    • 1 · That Lovely Green Boat · Bill Berge · ss Furioso Fll 1951
    • 18 · The Other River · Robert O. Bowen · ss The Western Review Sum 1951
    • 31 · The Lost · Kay Boyle · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction Mar 1951
    • 49 · The Other Foot · Ray Bradbury · ss New Story Magazine Mar 1951
    • 61 · A Wreath for Miss Totten · Hortense Calisher · ss Mademoiselle Jul 1951
    • 71 · The Unborn Ghosts · Nancy Cardozo · ss The New Yorker Jun 30 1951
    • 86 · The Climate of the Family · Nancy G. Chaikin · ss Mademoiselle Jan 1951
    • 97 · Wood Smoke · Ann Chidester · ss Harper’s Bazaar Jun 1951
    • 108 · The Motion of Forgetfulness Is Slow · Charles Edward Eaton · ss Epoch Sum 1951
    • 118 · The Children of Ruth · George P. Elliott · nv The Hudson Review Win 1951
    • 148 · The First Face · Elizabeth Enright · vi The New Yorker Dec 15 1951
    • 151 · The Conversion of Willie Heaps · Hugh Garner · ss Northern Review Feb-Mar 1951
    • 160 · Weekend at Grimsby · Martha Gellhorn · nv Atlantic Monthly May 1951
    • 181 · Always Good for a Belly Laugh · Emilie Glen · ss Prairie Schooner Sum 1951
    • 190 · Brahmin Beachhead · Nancy Hale · ss Town & Country Jun 1951
    • 204 · What’s in a Corner · Philip Horton · ss New Mexico Quarterly Review Spr 1951
    • 212 · The Searchers · Susan Kuehn · ss Harper’s Mar 1951
    • 225 · The Call · Bethel Laurence · ss Today’s Woman Mar 1951
    • 237 · Cyclists’ Raid · Frank Rooney · ss Harper’s Jan 1951
    • 254 · Palo · William Saroyan · ss Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction Mar 1951
    • 264 · I’m Really Fine · Stuart Schulberg · ss New Story Magazine Oct 1951
    • 271 · The Healthiest Girl in Town · Jean Stafford · ss The New Yorker Apr 7 1951
    • 289 · The Traveler · Wallace Stegner · ss Harper’s Feb 1951
    • 298 · A Ride on the Short Dog · James Still · ss Atlantic Monthly Jul 1951
    • 305 · The Letters · Harvey Swados · nv The Hudson Review Spr 1951
    • 331 · Nobody Say a Word · Mark Van Doren · ss Harper’s Jul 1951
    • 336 · Evensong · Daniel Waldron · ss New Story Magazine Oct 1951
    • 347 · Loud Sing Cuckoo · Christine Weston · ss Mademoiselle Nov 1951
    • 361 · Yoneko’s Earthquake · Hisaye Yamamoto · ss Furioso Win 1951


    The Best American Short Stories 1953 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1953, xvi + 425pp, hc)
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    • 1 · A Mother’s Tale · James Agee · nv Harper’s Bazaar Jul 1952
    • 19 · A Mountain Summer · James Ballard · nv The Hopkins Review Sum 1952
    • 41 · The Town Mouse · Stephen Becker · ss Harper’s May 1952
    • 53 · At Mrs. Farrelly’s · Joseph Carroll · ss Atlantic Monthly Mar 1952
    • 62 · The Life of the Sleeping Beauty · R. V. Cassill · nv Accent Win 1952
    • 81 · The Need · Robert M. Coates · ss The New Yorker Aug 30 1952
    • 90 · Morning Sun · Mary Deasy · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Sum 1952
    • 101 · Crispin’s Way · Harris Downey · ss Epoch Fll 1952
    • 112 · Struttin’ with Some Barbecue · Osborn Duke · ss New World Writing #2, NAL 1952
    • 127 · Faq’ · George P. Elliott · ss The Hudson Review Spr 1952
    • 137 · A Death in the Family · Wingate Froscher · ss Epoch Sum 1952
    • 145 · Athens, Greece, 1942 · Vahan Krikorian Gregory · ss Armenian Review Aut 1952
    • 154 · A Spot in History · James B. Hall · ss Epoch Spr 1952
    • 165 · The Buffalo Wallow · Charles Tenney Jackson · ss Atlantic Monthly Feb 1952, as by Jack Tennison
    • 176 · Fly Away Home · Roberts Jackson · ss Accent Spr 1952
    • 189 · Dog Days · Madison P. Jones, Jr. · nv Perspective Spr 1952
    • 207 · Beachhead in Bohemia · Willard Marsh · ss The Southwest Review Sum 1952
    • 214 · The Hill People · Elizabeth Marshall · ss Mademoiselle Aug 1952
    • 227 · The Whipping · Felix Noland · ss McCall’s Jan 1952
    • 239 · The Picnic · Constance Pendergast · nv Perspective Win 1952
    • 257 · Change of Plan · Ken Purdy · ss Atlantic Monthly Sep 1952
    • 263 · Our Vegetable Love · Clay Putnam · ss Furioso Sum 1952
    • 279 · Workout on the River · Roger Shattuck · ss Harper’s Nov 1952
    • 294 · Oreste · Henry Shultz · nv The New Mexico Quarterly Sum 1952
    • 321 · The Fugue of the Fig Tree · Stanley Sultan · ss The Kenyon Review Sum 1952
    • 332 · Still, Still So · Mark Van Doren · ss Park East Nov 1952
    • 344 · A Week of Roses · Donald Wesely · ss The Hopkins Review Fll 1952
    • 353 · The Forest of the Night · Christine Weston · ss The New Yorker Nov 22 1952
    • 363 · Three Players of a Summer Game · Tennessee Williams · nv The New Yorker Nov 1 1952
    • 384 · The Conqueror · Simon Wincelberg · ss Harper’s Bazaar Apr 1952
    • 399 · Biographical Notes · [Misc.] · bg
    • 409 · The Yearbook of the American Short Story, January 1 to December 31, 1952 · [Misc.] · bi


    The Best American Short Stories 1955 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1955, xii + 404pp, hc)
    • 1 · A Matter of Price · Robert O. Bowen · ss Prairie Schooner Sum 1954
    • 13 · The Excursionists · Nancy Cardozo · ss Mademoiselle Nov 1954
    • 25 · Bachelor of Arts · Nancy G. Chaikin · ss The University of Kansas City Review Spr 1954
    • 39 · The Country Husband · John Cheever · nv The New Yorker Nov 20 1954
    • 64 · The Fisherman from Chihuahua · Evan S. Connell, Jr. · ss The Paris Review Fll-Win 1954
    • 74 · The Decline and Fall of Augie Sheehan · Joe Coogan · ss Ladies Home Journal Oct 1954
    • 84 · The Day of the Equinox · Daniel Curley · ss New Mexico Quarterly Review Sum 1954
    • 96 · Little Joe · William Eastlake · ss Accent Aut 1954
    • 107 · Brother Quintillian and Dick the Chemist · George P. Elliott · ss The Western Review Aut 1954
    • 123 · The Hundredth Centennial · Mac Hyman · nv The Paris Review Fll-Win 1954
    • 147 · The Resting Place · Oliver La Farge · ss The New Yorker Oct 16 1954
    • 159 · The Magic Barrel · Bernard Malamud · ss The Paris Review Nov/Dec 1954
    • 176 · Dead Center · Judith Merril · nv F&SF Nov 1954
    • 202 · Portrait of My Son as a Young Man · Elizabeth H. Middleton · ss The University of Kansas City Review Aut 1954
    • 209 · The Professor and the Poet · Marvin Mudrick · ss Shenandoah Sum 1954
    • 219 · Yore · Howard Nemerov · ss The Hudson Review Win 1954
    • 230 · A Circle in the Fire · Flannery O’Connor · nv The Kenyon Review Spr 1954
    • 249 · Tip on a Dead Jockey · Irwin Shaw · nv The New Yorker Mar 6 1954
    • 282 · Maiden in a Tower · Wallace Stegner · ss Harper’s Jan 1954
    • 295 · Bird Man · David Stuart · ss Botteghe Oscure #13 1954
    • 304 · Herman’s Day · Harvey Swados · nv New World Writing #5 1954
    • 331 · I Got a Friend · Mark Van Doren · ss The University of Kansas City Review Spr 1954
    • 338 · The Scale Room · George Vukelich · ss Atlantic Monthly Jun 1954
    • 349 · Going to Naples · Eudora Welty · nv Harper’s Bazaar Jul 1954
    • 386 · Biographical Notes · [Misc.] · bg
    • 391 · The Yearbook of the American Short Story, January 1 to December 31, 1954 · [Misc.] · bi


    The Best American Short Stories 1972 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1972, xvi+412pp, hc)
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    • ix · Foreword · Martha Foley · fw
    • 1 · Gold · M. F. Beal · ss New American Review #11 1971
    • 16 · The World War I Los Angeles Airplane · Richard Brautigan · ss New American Review #12 1971
    • 20 · Covenant · Kelly Cherry · nv Commentary May 1971
    • 48 · A Death on the East Side · Herbert Gold · nv Esquire May 1971
    • 75 · The Supremacy of the Hunza · Joanne Greenberg · ss Transatlantic Review 1971
    • 93 · The Breadman · Mary Heath · nv The Virginia Quarterly Review Sum 1971
    • 113 · Drums Again · Edward M. Holmes · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Sum 1971
    • 123 · The Judge · Mary Gray Hughes · ss Atlantic Monthly Nov 1971
    • 138 · In Black and White · Ann Jones · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review Sum 1971
    • 153 · Three Washington Stories · Ward Just · nv Atlantic Monthly Dec 1971
    • 180 · His Day Out · Robert Kalechofsky · ss Western Humanities Review Sum 1971
    • 193 · The Further Adventures of Brunhild · Rebecca Kavaler · nv The Yale Review Aut 1971
    • 212 · Fox and Swan · John L’Heureux · ss Transatlantic Review 1971
    • 226 · Intimacy · Ralph Maloney · ss Atlantic Monthly Feb 1971
    • 235 · The Aesculapians · Marvin Mandell · nv Epoch Spr 1971
    • 256 · The Dock-Witch · Cynthia Ozick · nv Event Spr 1971
    • 290 · The Vacation · Joe Ashby Porter · nv Occident Fll 1971
    • 309 · The Magic Apple · Penelope Street · ss Occident 1971
    • 324 · Meet Me in the Green Glen · Robert Penn Warren · nv The Partisan Review 1971
    • 347 · Stealing Cars · Theodore Weesner · nv Audience 1971
    • 373 · The Guns in the Closet · Jose Yglesias · ss The New Yorker 1971
    • 391 · Biographical Notes · [Misc.] · bg
    • 401 · The Yearbook of the American Short Story, January 1 to December 31, 1971 · [Misc.] · bi


    The Best American Short Stories 1974 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1974, xx+360pp, hc)
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    • xi · Foreword · Martha Foley · fw
    • 1 · The Deserter · Agnes Boyer · ss Prism International Spr 1973
    • 6 · Beginnings · Jerry Bumpus · ss TriQuarterly Win 1973
    • 16 · A Summer in Puerto Rico · Eleanor Clark · nv The Southern Review Spr 1973
    • 45 · The Party · Pat M. Esslinger-Carr · ss The Southern Review Sum 1973
    • 52 · Mansion, Magic, and Miracle · Lewis B. Horne · ss The Colorado Quarterly Aut 1973
    • 67 · Down the American River · Rose Graubart Ignatow · nv Shenandoah Sum 1973
    • 87 · Opening the Door on Sixty-Second Street · Maxine Kumin · ss The Southern Review Aut 1973
    • 95 · Tom · Mary Lavin · ss The New Yorker Jan 20 1973
    • 112 · A Family Affair · John L’Heureux · ss Atlantic Monthly Jun 1973
    • 142 · The Chamber Music Evening · Philip Lopate · ss The Paris Review Spr 1973
    • 167 · The Tide and Isaac Bates · Stephen Minot · ss Quarterly Review of Literature v18 #3-4 1973
    • 179 · Letter from Sakaye · Beverly Mitchell · ss The Fiddlehead Fll 1973
    • 194 · Dog in the Manger · Michael Rothschild · ss Antæus Sum 1973
    • 219 · Calloway’s Climb · Peter L. Sandberg · ss Playboy Sep 1973
    • 244 · Isn’t Today the Day · William Saroyan · ss Harper’s Mar 1973
    • 252 · The Gray · Philip H. Schneider · nv Kansas Quarterly Sum 1973
    • 266 · Old Vemish · Barry Targan · ss Squire Fll 1973
    • 306 · Son · John Updike · ss The New Yorker Apr 21 1973
    • 312 · Honeymoon · Arturo Vivante · ss The New Yorker Nov 26 1973
    • 318 · The Revenge of Hannah Kemhuff · Alice Walker · ss Ms. Jul 1973
    • 335 · Biographical Notes · [Misc.] · bg
    • 343 · The Yearbook of the American Short Story, January 1 to December 31, 1973 · [Misc.] · bi


    The Best American Short Stories 1975 ed. Martha Foley (Houghton Mifflin, 1975, xxii+314pp, hc)
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    • xi · Foreword · Martha Foley · fw
    • 1 · The Lie · Russell Banks · ss Fiction International #2/3 1974
    • 8 · The School · Donald Barthelme · ss The New Yorker Jun 17 1974
    • 12 · How to Win · Rosellen Brown · ss Massachusetts Review v14 #4 1974
    • 26 · Desert Matinee · Jerry Bumpus · ss Fiction International #2/3 1974
    • 37 · Bambi Meets the Furies · Frederick Busch · ss The Ohio Review Fll 1974
    • 47 · Waiting for Astronauts · Nancy Chaikin · ss The Colorado Quarterly Aut 1974
    • 59 · Paths Unto the Dead · Mary Clearman · ss Georgia Review Sum 1974
    • 69 · Tyranny · Lyll Becerra de Jenkins · ss The New Yorker 1974
    • 80 · Cadence · Andre Dubus · nv The Sewanee Review Sum 1974
    • 100 · Big Boy · Jesse Hill Ford · ss Atlantic Monthly 1974
    • 111 · The Spirit in Me · William Hoffman · ss The Sewanee Review Spr 1974
    • 124 · The Analyst · Evan Hunter · ss Playboy Dec 1974
    • 137 · How Jerem Came Home · Paul Kaser · ss The Colorado Quarterly Aut 1974
    • 144 · The Lost Salt Gift of Blood · Alistair Macleod · ss The Southern Review 1974
    • 162 · The Burial · Jack Matthews · ss Georgia Review Win 1974
    • 178 · The Howard Parker Montcrief Hoax · Eugene McNamara · ss Canadian Fiction Magazine Win 1974
    • 197 · Night and Day at Panacea · Reynolds Price · ss Harper’s Aug 1974
    • 212 · Polonaise · Abraham Rothberg · nv Massachusetts Review v15 #4 1974
    • 254 · Lullaby · Leslie Silko · ss Chicago Review v26 #1 1974
    • 264 · The Man Who Lived · Barry Targan · ss The Southern Review 1974
    • 278 · The American Sickness · Jose Yglesias · ss Massachusetts Review v15 #4 1974
    • 291 · Biographical Notes · [Misc.] · bg
    • 297 · The Yearbook of the American Short Story, January 1 to December 31, 1974 · [Misc.] · bi


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