Fiction A Pocket Anthology

ISBN-10: 0321087623
ISBN-13: 9780321087621
Edition: 3rd 2002 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)
Authors: R. S. Gwynn
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Description: The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction. Longman is proud to announce the Penguin Academics Series edition of  More...

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Book details

List price: $28.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 7/24/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction. Longman is proud to announce the Penguin Academics Series edition of Fiction. The Penguin Academics Series, in the tradition of Penguin Publishers, offers highly respected, highly affordable trade-format books by pre-eminent scholars. Featuring more than 30 short stories, it spans the spectrum of short fiction from early pieces by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Anton Chekhov to contemporary works by Alice Walker and Margaret Atwood. This edition features new Writing About Fiction as well as more than 12 new selections including stories by Lorrie Moore and Tim Gautreaux.

Alphabetical List by Author
Preface
Introduction
The Telling of the Tale
The Short Story Genre
Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction
Plot
Characterization
Point of View
Theme
Setting
Style and Symbolism
Writing About Short Fiction
Fiction
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
Young Goodman Brown
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
The Cask of Amontillado
Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909)
A White Heron
Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)
Mother Savage
Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
Desiree's Baby
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
The Lady with the Pet Dog
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
The Yellow Wallpaper
Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
Roman Fever
Willa Cather (1876-1947)
Neighbor Rosicky
James Joyce (1882-1941)
The Dead
Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980)
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
William Faulkner (1897-1962)
Barn Burning
Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)
The Garden of Forking Paths
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Hills Like White Elephants
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
Sweat
John Steinbeck (1902-1968)
The Chrysanthemums
Richard Wright (1908-1960)
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
John Cheever (1912-1982)
Reunion
Ralph Ellison (1914-1995)
A Party Down at the Square
Grace Paley (B. 1922)
Wants
Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964)
Good Country People
Richard Yates (1926-1992)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (B. 1928)
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

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