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Title Discoveries : fifty stories of the quest / [compiled by] Harold Schechter, Jonna Gormely Semeiks.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition Second edition.

Subject Short stories.
Alt Name Schechter, Harold.
Semeiks, Jonna Gormely.
Alternate Title Quest.
Description xiv, 652 pages ; 24 cm
Edition Second edition.
ISBN 0195068505 (acid-free paper) : $22.00
OCLC # 24630782
Table of Contents
 Contents by Alternate Themes 
 Contents by Technical Elements 
 Introduction: The Quest3
 The Elements of Fiction11
Ch. 1The Call21
  Blackberry Winter / Robert Penn Warren25
  Paul's Case / Willa Cather43
  Astronomer's Wife / Kay Boyle59
  The Island at Noon / Julio Cortazar65
  The Liberation / Jean Stafford71
  The Story of an Hour / Kate Chopin86
  Adventure / Sherwood Anderson89
Ch. 2The Other95
  William Wilson / Edgar Allan Poe99
  The Lost Explorer / Patrick McGrath115
  Double Face / Amy Tan125
  Getzel the Monkey / Isaac Bashevis Singer136
  The Story of a Dead Man / James Alan McPherson144
  Yellow Woman / Leslie Marmon Silko159
  A Good Man Is Hard to Find / Flannery O'Connor168
  He and I / Alberto Moravia181
Ch. 3The Journey187
  My Kinsman, Major Molineux / Nathaniel Hawthorne191
  Babylon Revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald207
  A Worn Path / Eudora Welty225
  The Open Boat / Stephen Crane233
  Idiots First / Bernard Malamud253
  Big Boy Leaves Home / Richard Wright261
  Behind the Blue Curtain / Steven Millhauser292
  Through the Tunnel / Doris Lessing300
  Night-Sea Journey / John Barth308
Ch. 4Helpers and Guides316
  The Poet / Hermann Hesse320
  The Lesson / Toni Cade Bambara326
  Cathedral / Raymond Carver334
  Awakening / Isaac Babel347
  The Sky Is Gray / Ernest J. Gaines354
  Under the Banyan Tree / R. K. Narayan378
  The Conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth383
  Blacaman the Good, Vendor of Miracles / Gabriel Garcia Marquez396
Ch. 5The Treasure404
  Araby / James Joyce408
  Semley's Necklace / Ursula K. Le Guin414
  Janus / Ann Beattie431
  A Tree : A Rock : A Cloud / Carson McCullers436
  The Blue Jar / Isak Dinesen444
  The Middle Drawer / Hortense Calisher447
  Flying Home / Ralph Ellison456
  The Oranging of America / Max Apple473
  The Revolt of "Mother," / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman486
Ch. 6Transformation499
  The Horse-Dealer's Daughter / D. H. Lawrence502
  Twin Beds in Rome / John Updike516
  The Management of Grief / Bharati Mukherjee524
  O Yes / Tillie Olsen538
  The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaller / Gustave Flaubert553
  Traveler / Ellen Gilchrist573
  Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving586
  Christmas / Vladimir Nabokov599
  How Wang-Fo Was Saved / Marguerite Yourcenar605
 Glossary of Critical Terms614
 Biographies of the Authors621

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