30/30 Thirty American Stories from the Last Thirty Years

ISBN-10: 0321338987
ISBN-13: 9780321338983
Edition: 2006
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Book details

List price: $57.20
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 9/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Designed for introduction to fiction and fiction-writing courses, "30/30" is part of Longman's Penguin Academics series of portable, value-priced texts. This anthology offers an array of fiction that not only teaches craft, but also provides a context in which to study formal and thematic trends of the past 30 years. The stories are represented by a mix of well-established authors and newer voices, offering a stylistic range, from the traditional narrative to experimental forms, and thematic range as well, with stories that address issues including family and culture, love and loss, ethnicity and gender.

Preface
Introduction
Why Short Stories?
The Elements of Fiction
Short Stories
What You Pawn I Will Redeem
River of Names
The School
Snow
Snow
Greasy Lake
Milk
Cathedral
The House on Mango Street
Story
Fiesta, 1980
We Didn't
Saint Marie
The Fix
Tiny, Smiling Daddy
A Coin
Birthmates
Girl
Interpreter of Maladies
Gravity
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
Cold-hearted
The Kind of Light that Shines on Texas
Boys
How to Talk to Your Mother (Notes)
The Things They Carried
The Shawl
Every Tongue Shall Confess
Job History
Missing Women
A Brief History of the Short Story
Writing Prompts
Acknowledgments
Index of Authors and Titles
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