21 Texas Short Stories by William Peery21 Texas Short Stories by William Peery

21 Texas Short Stories

EditorWilliam Peery

Paperback | September 1, 1954

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This is a splendid collection of stories about Texas by Texans—stories that appeared in leading magazines in the first half of the twentieth century.

Authors in this volume:

  • Dillon Anderson
  • Barry Benefield
  • Charles Carver
  • Margaret Cousins
  • Chester T. Crowell
  • Eugene Cunningham
  • J. Frank Dobie
  • Fred Gipson
  • William Goyen
  • O. Henry
  • Sylvan Karchmer
  • Harry Kidd, Jr.
  • Mary King O’Donnell
  • George Pattullo
  • George Sessions Perry
  • Katherine Anne Porter
  • Winifred Sanford
  • John W. Thomason, Jr.
  • Thomas Thompson
  • John Watson
  • John W. Wilson
William Peery (1906–1964) was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Tulane University.
Title:21 Texas Short StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:September 1, 1954Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0292734522

ISBN - 13:9780292734524

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Table of Contents

  • Texas in the Short Story
  • John W. Thomason, Jr.: A Preacher Goes to Texas
  • O. Henry: Art and the Bronco
  • Eugene Cunningham: Bar-Nothing’s Happy Birthday
  • George Pattullo: Corazón
  • Barry Benefield: Incident at Boiling Springs
  • Margaret Cousins: Uncle Edgar and the Reluctant Saint
  • Chester T. Crowell: The Stoic
  • George Sessions Perry: The Fourflusher
  • Katherine Anne Porter: The Grave
  • Winifred Sanford: Windfall
  • John Watson: Benny and the Tar-Baby
  • Mary King O’Donnell: Chicken on the Wind
  • Dillon Anderson: Forty Years of Firewood
  • J. Frank Dobie: Midas on a Goatskin
  • Fred Gipson: My Kind of a Man
  • William Goyen: Her Breath upon the Windowpane
  • Charles Carver: Hanging Hollow
  • Sylvan Karchmer: A Fistful of Alamo Heroes
  • Harry Kidd, Jr.: Low Road Go Down
  • Thomas Thompson: A Shore for the Sinking
  • John W. Wilson: Grass Grow Again

Editorial Reviews

"Sheer entertainment .... Each story is meaningful, well written and, above all, good reading." - Corpus Christi Caller-Times