Discoveries Fifty Stories of the Quest

ISBN-10: 0195068505
ISBN-13: 9780195068504
Edition: 2nd 1992 (Revised)
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List price: $69.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/29/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

The second edition of this short story reader includes new stories by writers from diverse cultural backgrounds, including Amy Tan, Bharati Mukherjee, and B. K. Narayan, and representing a new generation of writers, such as Stephen Milhauser, Ellen Gilchrist, and Patrick McGrath. The anthology is organized around the quest pattern delineated by Joseph Campbell.

Contents by Alternate Themes
Contents by Technical Elements
Introduction: The Quest
The Elements of Fiction
The Call
Blackberry Winter
Paul's Case
Astronomer's Wife
The Island at Noon
The Liberation
The Story of an Hour
Adventure
The Other
Edgar Allan Poe
The Lost Explorer
Double Face
Getzel the Monkey
The Story of a Dead Man
Yellow Woman
A Good Man is Hard to Find
He and I
The Journey
My Kinsman
Babylon Revisited
A Worn Path
The Open Boat
Idiots First
Big Boy Leaves Home
Behind the Blue Curtain
Through the Tunnel
Night-Sea Journey
Helpers and Guides
The Poet
The Lesson
Cathedral
Awakening
The Sky is Gray
Under the Banyan Tree
The Conversion of the Jews
Blacam((a'))n the Good, Vendor of Miracles
The Treasure
James Joyce
Semley's Necklace
Ann Beattie
A Tree ((EMB)) A Rock ((EMB)) A Cloud
The Blue Jar
The Middle Drawer
Flying Home
The Oranging of America, Max Apple
The Revolt of "Mother"
Freeman
Transformation
The Horse-Dealer's Daughter
Twin Beds in Rome
The Management of Grief
O Yes
The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaller
Traveler
Washington Irving
Vladimir Nabokov
How Wang-Fo Was Saved
Glossary of Critical Terms
Biographies of the Authors

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