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The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story   By: (1877-1949)

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THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1921

AND THE

YEARBOOK OF THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY

Edited by

EDWARD J. O'BRIEN

Editor of "The Best Short Stories of 1915" "The Best Short Stories of 1916" "The Best Short Stories of 1917" "The Best Short Stories of 1918" "The Best Short Stories of 1919" "The Best Short Stories of 1920" "The Great Modern English Stories," Etc

Boston Small, Maynard & Company Publishers

Copyright, 1920, by John T. Frederick, Charles J. Finger, The Dial Publishing Company, Inc., Charles Scribner's Sons, The International Magazine Company, Harper & Brothers, and Smart Set Company, Inc.

Copyright, 1921, by The Boston Transcript Company.

Copyright, 1921, by B.W. Huebsch, The Century Company, John T. Frederick, George H. Doran Company, The Dial Publishing Company, Inc., The Pictorial Review Company, The Curtis Publishing Company, The Crowell Publishing Company, Harper & Brothers, Charles Scribner's Sons, The International Magazine Company, and Smart Set Company, Inc.

Copyright, 1921, by Boni & Liveright, Inc.

Copyright, 1922, by Maxwell Struthers Burt, George H. Doran Co., Lincoln Colcord, Waldo Frank, Katharine Fullerton Gerould, Doubleday, Page & Co., Glasgow, Susan Glaspell Cook, Richard Matthews Hallet, Frances Noyes Hart, Fannie Hurst, Manuel Komroff, Frank Luther Mott, Vincent O'Sullivan, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Harriet Maxon Thayer, Charles Hanson Towne, and Mary Heaton Minor.

Copyright, 1922, by Small, Maynard & Company, Inc.

Printed in the United States of America Press of the Murray Printing Company Kendall Square, Cambridge

TO A.E. COPPARD

BY WAY OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT

Grateful acknowledgment for permission to include the stories and other material in this volume is made to the following authors, editors and publishers:

To the Editor of The Century Magazine , the Editor of The Bookman , the Editor of The Dial , the Editor of The Pictorial Review , the Editor of The Saturday Evening Post , the Editor of The American Magazine , the Editor of Scribner's Magazine , the Editor of Good Housekeeping , the Editor of Harper's Magazine , the Editor of The Cosmopolitan , the Editors of The Smart Set , The Editor of The Midland , Boni & Liveright, Inc., George H. Doran Co., B.W. Huebsch, Doubleday, Page & Co., Sherwood Anderson, Konrad Bercovici, Maxwell Struthers Burt, Irvin S. Cobb, Lincoln Colcord, Charles J. Finger, Waldo Frank, Katharine Fullerton Gerould, Ellen Glasgow, Susan Glaspell, Richard Matthews Hallet, Frances Noyes Hart, Fannie Hurst, Manuel Komroff, Frank Luther Mott, Vincent O'Sullivan, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Harriet Maxon Thayer, Charles Hanson Towne, and Mary Heaton Vorse.

Acknowledgments are specially due to The Boston Evening Transcript for permission to reprint the large body of material previously published in its pages.

I shall be grateful to my readers for corrections, and particularly for suggestions leading to the wider usefulness of this annual volume. In particular, I shall welcome the receipt, from authors, editors, and publishers, of stories printed during the period between October, 1921 and September, 1922 inclusive, which have qualities of distinction and yet are not printed in periodicals falling under my regular notice. Such communications may be addressed to me at Forest Hill, Oxfordshire, England .

E.J.O.

CONTENTS[1]

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INTRODUCTION. By the Editor. xii

BROTHERS. By Sherwood Anderson. 3 (From The Bookman )

FANUTZA. By Konrad Bercovici. 13 (From The Dial )

EXPERIMENT. By Maxwell Struthers Burt. 28 (From The Pictorial Review )

DARKNESS. By Irvin S. Cobb. 52 (From The Saturday Evening Post )

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