Single Scene Short Stories

ISBN-10: 1423600622

ISBN-13: 9781423600626

Edition: N/A

Authors: Margaret Bishop

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Single Scene Short Stories Edited by Margaret Bishop The thirty-three works collected in Single Scene Short Stories each have one remarkable quality-the whole of the story takes place in one scene, one geographical coordinate, one window of time. To think of it dramatically, it is a story presented on a stage with no change of setting or costume, no voice-over summarizing or carrying the viewer from here to there. This collection contains some of the best single scene short stories ever written, the modern classics of this form. Stories include: "House Hunting," Michael Chabon "The Daughter of Albion," Anton Chekhov "The Ninth in E Minor," Fred Busch "Crickets," Robert Olen Butler "Intimacy," Raymond Carver "The Nice Restaurant," Mary Gaitskill "Hills Like White Elephants," Ernest Hemingway "San Francisco," Amy Hempel "Eveline," James Joyce "Wine," Doris Lessing "A Ruse," Guy de Maupassant "In the Warehouse," Joyce Carol Oates "Revelation," Flannery O'Connor "Mrs. Carrington and Mrs. Crane," Dorothy Parker "Wants," Grace Paley Sudden Fiction has sold 50,000 copies.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Publisher
Publication date: 3/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Soul Molecule
Ad Infinitum: A Short Story
The Voices from the Other Room
August 25, 1983
The Ninth, in E Minor
Crickets
Olympus Hills
Intimacy
House Hunting
A Daughter of Albion
The Story of an Hour
The Other Wife
The Upturned Face
The Hypnotizer
Hills Like White Elephants
San Francisco
Eveline
Wine
To Build a Fire
Psychology
A Ruse
Charades
In the Warehouse
Wants
Mrs. Carrington and Mrs. Crane
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
Smoke
The Blind Spot
Twenty Minutes
A & P
The Use of Force
Bullet in the Brain
About the Authors
Credits
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