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Waifs and Strays

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Waifs and Strays by Henry O.
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1919. Together with a representative selection of critical and biographical comment. William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) was the most popular short story writer of his time. His stories typically revolved around two of his favorite themes, the situation of the impostor and fate as the one unavoidable reality of life. Another device he used was the surprise ending, usually coming about through coincidence. Contents: Part One, Twelve Stories: The Red Roses of Tonia; Round the Circle; The Rubber Plant's Story; Out of Nazareth; Confessions of a Humorist; The Sparrows in Madison Square; Hearts and Hands; The Cactus; The Detective Detector; The Dog and the Playlet; A Little Talk about Mobs; and The Snow Man. Part Two, Critical and Biographical Comment includes writings about O. Henry by Arthur W. Page, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, Stephen Leacock, A. St. John Adcock, George Jean Nathan, Christopher Morley, William Lyon Phelps, Arthur B. Maurice, Caroline Francis Richardson, and Henry James Forman. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
Release date Australia
April 24th, 2007
Author
Pages
88
Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Echo Library
Dimensions
127x203x5
ISBN-13
9781406817638
Product ID
27098154

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