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Longman Anthology of Short Fiction Stories and Authors in Context

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ISBN-10: 0321083261

ISBN-13: 9780321083265

Edition: 2001 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Dana Gioia, R. S. Gwynn

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The Longman Anthology of Short Fiction, Compact Edition, provides a comprehensive survey of the short storyencompassing a rich global and historical mixin a way students find accessible, engaging, and relevant. The selections present a diverse mix of classic, contemporary, and fresh short stories. A unique feature, Fact into Fiction presents factual accounts of events that inspired selected authors to write particular works.
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Book details

List price: $58.40
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 12/18/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1152
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.134

About the Authors
Introduction
The Art of the Short Story
Origins of The Short Story
Myth
Traditional, Roman, Pygmalion and Galatea (From Ovid''s Metamorphosis as retold by Edith Hamilton)
Traditional, African-American, How the Snake Got Poison (Collected
Fable
The North Wind and the Sun
Aesop, Greek
Indian The Camel and His Friends (From the Panchatantra)
Parable
Chinese Independence
Syrian The Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32, King James Version)
German The Three Feathers (From German Folk Tales)
Anonymous, Arabic, The Donkey (From The Thousand And One Nights.) Legend
Brother, Ugolino, Italian
Israeli, born in Austria, The Careless Rabbi
Novella or Nouvelle
Italian, The Pot of Basil (From The Decameron)
French, The One-Eyed Servant and his Wife (From The Heptameron)
Stories
Nigerian
Civil Peace
Dead Men''s Path
Author''s Perspective: Achebe: Modern Africa as the Crossroads of Culture
American
The Egg
Hands
Author''s Perspective: Anderson on Words Not Plot Give Form to a Short Story
Indian
The Prophecy
American
Vegetable Love
Canadian
Happy Endings
Rape Fantasies
Author''s Perspective: Atwood on the Canadian Identity
American
Sonny''s Blues
Author''s Perspective: Baldwin on Race and the African-American Writer
Time of Passage
American
Night Sea-Journey
American
The Indian Uprising
American
Janus
American
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
German
Action Will Be Taken
Argentine
The Library of Babel
The Garden of Forking Paths
The Gospel According to Mark
Author''s Perspective: Borges on Literature as Experience
American
Greasy Lake
American
The Veldt
American
Preparation
Italian
Adam, One Afternoon
Author''s Perspective: Calvino on Myth Is the Hidden Part of Every Story
French, Born in Algeria
The Guest
Author''s Perspective: Camus on Revolution and Repression in Algeria
American
Children on Their Birthdays
Author''s Perspective: Capote on the Technique of the Short Story
English
The Loves of Lady Purple
Author''s Perspective: Carter on the Fairy Tale
American
Cathedral
A Small Good Thing
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Author''s Perspective: Carver on "Commonplace but Precise Language.
Paul''s Case
Author''s Perspective: Cather on Art as the Process of Simplification
American
Red Wind
Author''s Perspective: Chandler on Crime Fiction
American
Ancestors
American
The Five-Forty-Eight
The Swimmer
Author''s Perspective: Cheever on Why I Write Short Stories
Russian
The Lady with the Pet Dog
Misery
An Upheaval
Author''s Perspective: Chekhov on Natural Description and "The Center of Gravity.
The Storm
The Story of an Hour
American
Barbie-Q
British, Resident Sri Lanka, The Nine Billion Names of God.
Polish, Naturalized British.
The Secret Sharer
Author''s Perspective: Conrad on the Condition of Art
Argentine
Blow-up
American
The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky
The Open Boat
Danish
Sorrow-Acre
American
The Man Who Read a Book
Author''s Perspective: Disch on Science Fiction, Youth Culture, and the Future
Scottish
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
American
A Father''s Story
Author''s Perspective: Dubus on Religious Fiction
American
A Party Down at the Square
Author''s Perspective: Ellison on Race and Fiction
American
The Red Convertible
American
Barn Burning
Red Leaves
A Rose for Emily
Author''s Perspective: Faulkner on "The Human Heart in Conflict with Itself."
Chinese
The Street-Sweeping Show
American