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Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin) 1919-2002

Overview
Works: 98 works in 343 publications in 1 language and 10,073 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Religious fiction  Fairy tales  Festschriften  Teachers' guides  Pictorial works  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3553.A796, 813.54
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The Norton anthology of short fiction by R. V Cassill( Book )

82 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-volume source of models for students of fiction writing
The Norton anthology of contemporary fiction by R. V Cassill( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master teachers and writers R.V. Cassill and Joyce Carol Oates offer here a refreshed and updated edition of The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction, celebrating not only an enduring literary genre but also that genre's continuing energy and diversity
Writing fiction by R. V Cassill( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Goss women by R. V Cassill( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The happy marriage, and other stories by R. V Cassill( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautifully rendered and psychologically astute tales of life, family, and art from a true American master "The Sunday Painter," a surprisingly comic tale, is the account of an amateur artist whose obsession with distilling his work to its most basic form-light-leads to a mental breakdown. "The First Day of School" is a moving and intimately observed portrait of the courage summoned by an African American family in the early days of integration. In "The Covenant," a thirteen-year-old boy is confronted with his own mortality and instinctually redirects his anger and confusion elsewhere-the firs
Doctor Cobb's game by R. V Cassill( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant, bewitching novel inspired by one of the twentieth century's most infamous sex scandals Michael Cobb is a skilled osteopath, a gifted painter, and a lover extraordinaire. In 1960s England, the good doctor makes a startling diagnosis: the nation is sick, fast approaching its demise, and the only hope for a cure is a sexual awakening so potent it reaches into the highest corridors of power. To put his plan in motion, Cobb indoctrinates a bevy of hip young Londoners in an intoxicating blend of ancient myths, occult beliefs, and erotic arts. His most promising student is Cecile Banner
Collected stories by R. V Cassill( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Goliath : a novel by R. V Cassill( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labors of love : a novel by R. V Cassill( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troy Slater has given up writing fiction in order to edit textbooks. In addition, he has been eating the cake of bigamy while having his cake of monogamy for two years. In a shocking summer's confrontation, he suddenly is faced with paying the piper as a combination of death and intrigue hound him
In an iron time: statements and reiterations by R. V Cassill( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The president by R. V Cassill( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midwestern college dean, son of its former president, ponders his inability to act when an unethical new president takes charge
Folk and fairy tales of far-off lands by Eric Protter( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Retells twenty-eight stories, mostly from Asia. Includes 'The Fox Who Pretended to be King, ' 'The Wooden Horse, ' 'The Khoja, ' 'Tales of Nasrdin Avanti, ' and other tales."--Library Journal
Clem Anderson by R. V Cassill( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The best novel I know of on the subject of writing, or on the condition of being a writer."--Richard Yates Widely recognized as R.V. Cassill's masterpiece, Clem Anderson is the story of an author whose astonishing talents are outmatched only by his capacity for self-destruction. Arrogant, untrustworthy, moody, and narcissistic, Clem is also a brilliant artist capable of astonishing feats of alchemy: His pen magically transforms real life into the stuff of great literature. But the rising tide of literary success is dangerous ground for a personality as unstable as Clem's, and when he dies at
The father and other stories by R. V Cassill( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masterful, multifaceted story collection from one of American literature's most influential writers and teachers As a creative writing teacher whose students included Raymond Carver, Joy Williams, and Andre Dubus, and as longtime editor of The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, R.V. Cassill profoundly impacted the development of the short story in America. The ten stunning tales in The Father and Other Stories exhibit his mastery of the form and the breathtaking scope of his vision. In "This Hand, These Talons," a former combat pilot grapples with the dislocations of peacetime. "The Prize,
Hoyt's child by R. V Cassill( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie passionnée of Rodney Buckthorne: a tale of the great American's last rally and curious death; a novel by R. V Cassill( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flame : a novel by R. V Cassill( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pretty Leslie by R. V Cassill( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From one of midcentury America's most ambitious and entertaining novelists, the dazzling and disturbing portrait of a housewife's erotic adventures Beautiful, intelligent, and charming, Leslie Daniels is the wife of a successful Illinois physician. To her friends and family, she appears to be happily living the American dream. But there is another side to Leslie, one propelled by lust and unsettling impulses that run completely counter to her comfortable midwestern routine. So far, Leslie has managed to keep her unwholesome appetites in check, but when her husband travels out of town to atten
Fifteen by three: R.V. Cassill, Herbert Gold [and] James B. Hall. [Short stories by R. V Cassill( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrimonies : short stories by R. V Cassill( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Norton anthology of contemporary fiction
Alternative Names
Aherne, Owen, 1919-

Aherne, Owen 1919-2002

Cassill, R

Cassill, R. V.

Cassill, R. V. 1919-2002

Cassill, Ronald V.

Cassill, Ronald Verlin

Cassill, Ronald Verlin 1919-

Cassill, Ronald Verlin 1919-2002

Ronald Verlin Cassill americký novelista a výtvarník

Ronald Verlin Cassill Amerikaans lithograaf (1919-2002)

Ronald Verlin Cassill Novelist, short story writer, editor, painter, lithographer

Webster, Jesse, 1919-

Webster, Jesse 1919-2002

Languages
English (217)

Covers
The Norton anthology of contemporary fiction