Table of contents for Elizabeth Stoddard : stories / edited with an introduction by Susanne Opfermann and Yvonne Roth.


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             Acknowledgments vii
                Introduction ix
          A Note on Authorship xxxi
          A Note on the Texts xxxi



Geography and Character: New England Stories

            Our Christmas Party 3
                Uncle Zeb 10
              The Chimneys 21
           Lucy Tavish's Journey 35
           A Studyfor a Heroine 51
 Mrs. Jed and the Evolution of Our Shanghais 65



       "A Wonderful Promise of Misery":
 Stories of Love and Other Disappointments 77

             A Summer Story 79
             Eros and Anteros 89
          Lemorne versus Huell 105
                 "Boots" 121
        A Dead-Lock, and its Key 131
             Out of the Deeps 139



  The De/Construction of Happy Endings   149

             A Partie Carree 151
                Tuberoses 184
            "Me and My Son" 200
            Waiting at the Station 218

                  Notes 229





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Social life and customs 19th century Fiction