Art of the Short Story

ISBN-10: 0321363639

ISBN-13: 9780321363633

Edition: 2006

Authors: Dana Gioia, R. S. Gwynn

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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 8/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 926
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.256
Language: English

About the Authors
The Art of the Short Story
Chinua Achebe, Nigerian
Dead Men's Path
Author's Perspective: Achebe on Modern Africa as the Crossroads of Culture
Sherwood Anderson, American
Author's Perspective: Anderson on Words Not Plot Give Form to a Short Story
Margaret Atwood, Canadian
Happy Endings
Author's Perspective: Atwood on the Canadian Identity
James Baldwin, American
Sonny's Blues
Author's Perspective: Baldwin on Race and the African-American Writer
Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine
The Garden of Forking Paths
Author's Perspective: Borges on Literature as Experience
Albert Camus, French, Born in Algeria
The Guest
Author's Perspective: Camus on Revolution and Repression in Algeria
Raymond Carver, American
A Small Good Thing
Author's Perspective: Carver on Commonplace but Precise Language
Willa Cather, American
Paul's Case
Author's Perspective: Cather on Art as the Process of Simplification
John Cheever, American
The Swimmer
Author's Perspective: Cheever on Why I Write Short Stories
Anton Chekhov, Russian
The Lady with the Pet Dog
Author's Perspective: Chekhov on Natural Description and "The Center of Gravity."
Kate Chopin, American
The Storm
The Story of an Hour
Author's Perspective: Chopin on Her Writing Method
Sandra Cisner
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