Is there a specific word for the short story whose title is also the title of a compendium of short stories containing that one? The closest I can come up with is
eponym but that doesn't feel quite right.
On the one hand, the compendium is named after the short story, so that sounds like it fits the definition of eponym:
of, relating to, or being the person or thing for whom or which something is named
But this question seems unanswered/debatable as to whether or not eponymous can apply to something other than a person.
Is there a word other than eponymous that better fills the blank below?
In the ____ short story of Wallace's "Oblivion", we meet Randall, who...