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Stories of Ourselves: Volume 2: Cambridge Assessment International Education Anthology of Stories in English

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  • Authors: Mary Wilmer
  • ISBN: 9781108436199
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Format: Paperback – 462 pages
  • Language: English


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This series contains poetry and prose anthologies composed of writers from across the English-speaking world.

Stories of Ourselves Volume 2 is a set text for Cambridge IGCSE®, O Level and International AS & A Level Literature in English courses. The anthology contains short stories written in English by authors from many different countries and cultures, including Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, Christina Rossetti, Janet Frame, Jhumpa Lahiri, Romesh Gunesekera, Segun Afolabi, Margaret Atwood and many others. Classic writers appear alongside new voices from around the world in a stimulating collection with broad appeal.

Key Features
  • This is a set text for Cambridge IGCSE, O Level and International AS & A Level Literature in English courses.
  • All stories have been carefully chosen for their wide appeal and represent a variety of English-speaking cultures and countries.
  • Brief biographical information about the writer of each story provides useful context for students.
  • Notes on each story support students by explaining unfamiliar words and phrases.
  • Can be used alongside Stories of Ourselves Volume 1 and Songs of Ourselves Volumes 1 and 2.
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Acknowledgements
  3. Death of the Laird’s Jock – Walter Scott
  4. Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment – Nathanial Hawthorne
  5. Nick – Christina Rossetti
  6. George Silverman’s Explanation – Charles Dickens
  7. The Nightingale and the Rose – Oscar Wilde
  8. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge – Ambrose Bierce
  9. The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion – Thomas Hardy
  10. The Copper Beeches – Arthur Conan Doyle
  11. A Story of a Wedding Tour – Margaret Oliphant
  12. The Shrinking Shoe – Walter Besant
  13. The Middle Years – Henry James
  14. Going Blind – Henry Lawson
  15. The Little Regiment – Stephen Crane
  16. The Woman’s Rose – Olive Schreiner
  17. The Lady’s Maid’s Bell – Edith Wharton
  18. The Furnished Room – O. Henry
  19. Gabriel-Ernest – Saki (Hector Hugh Munro)
  20. The Widow’s Might – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  21. Eveline – James Joyce
  22. Them Others – Stacy Aumonier
  23. The Doll’s House – Katherine Mansfield
  24. A Warning to the Curious – M.R. James
  25. Death in the Woods – Sherwood Anderson
  26. Indian Summer of an Uncle – P.G. Wodehouse
  27. ‘And Women Must Weep’ – Henry Handel Richardson
  28. The Black Ball – Ralph Emerson
  29. Lappin and Lapinova – Virginia Woolf
  30. Stability – Philip K. Dick
  31. The Tower – Marghanita Laski
  32. The Gold Watch – Mlk Raj Anand
  33. The Reservoir – Janet Frame
  34. Thank You M’am – Langston Hughes
  35. A Visit – Anna Kavan
  36. The Axe – Penelope Fitzgerald
  37. When It Happens – Margaret Atwood
  38. Words – Carol Shields
  39. The Man Who Walked on the Moon – J.G. Ballard
  40. A Walk to the Jetty – Jamaica Kincaid
  41. In the Mountains – Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
  42. Showing the Flag – Jane Gardam
  43. Sharmaji – Anjana Appachana
  44. Mrs. Sen’s – Jumpa Lahiri
  45. A Thousand Years of Good Prayers – Yiyun Li
  46. Mrs Mahmood – Segun Afolabi
  47. Promenade – Henrietta Rose-Innes
  48. The Plantation – Ovo Adagha
  49. Haywards Heath – Aminatta Forna
  50. The Paper Menagerie – Ken Liu
  51. Fluke – Romesh Gunesekera.
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