Best Short Stories of the 20th Century

Instructor:  Barbara LeGendre

  • Thursday morning
  • 9:30 – 11:30 am
  • Text required
  • Class limit of 20
  • Class is full, registration closed

Come enjoy and evaluate the best short stories of the twentieth century! See what you might have missed and read old favorites. At the first class we’ll discuss Annie Proulx’s “The Half-Skinned Steer,” (p. 754), Sherwood Anderson’s “The Other Woman” (p. 38), and E.B. White’s “The Second Tree from the Corner” (p. 281).

Required Text: “The Best American Short Stories of the Century”: eds. John Updike, Katrina Kenison, ISBN 0-395-84367-7

Class limit of 20

Barbara LeGendre has taught for Belfast Senior College and Coastal Senior College over the past three years and always enjoys a lively discussion group. A PhD literature graduate of Case Western Reserve University, she taught writing at Cornell for 22 years and is now living in Union, having moved back to Maine in 2012.