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- DescriptionThis is an extraordinary project from a legendary editor - 1001 of the world's greatest tales. The first volume in an awesome conception: 101 volumes reproducing, in total, 1001 of the world's greatest stories. The first in an ongoing collection of anthologies which, ultimately, will represent 1001 of the world's greatest tales. In a grand conception that could quite easily defy his own death, legendary literary editor Douglas Messerli intends to publish a series of 101 volumes over the course of the next 26 years, showcasing the absolute best of the world's great literature. Volume 1 - a standard for the series, which will also include special issues devoted to the tales of different countries and languages and to special issues and topics - includes fiction by 10 authors: the great Russian early 19th century author Nikolai Gogol; the late 19th and early 20th century Portuguese writer Jose Maria Eca de Quieroz; French author Valery Larbaud; Russian satirists Yuri Olesha and Mikhail Zoshcenko; Uruguayan modernist Mario Benedetti; the Cuban writer Virgilio Pinera; Italian storyteller Tommaso Landolfi; German experimentalist Ar Schmidt; and contemporary Chinese author Can Xue. Including short biographies of each writer and representative of some of the most outstanding stories of all time, 1001 Great Stories is set to become one of the lasting achievements of modern literature.
- Author BiographyDouglas Messerli is a renowned publisher and editor of literary fiction and poetry.
- PublisherGreen Integer
- Date of Publication01/08/2005
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLos Angeles
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGreen Integer
- Weight230 g
- Width107 mm
- Height152 mm
- Edited byDouglas Messerli
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