The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction

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The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction is a compact anthology that presents a wide range of exemplary works in a collection of elegant proportions.

The anthology's core logic is the inclusion of stories most frequently and successfully taught to undergraduates in university courses, in North America and beyond. This selection of twenty-six stories (from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries) illustrates diverse narrative styles and techniques as well as a broad spectrum...

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Overview

The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction is a compact anthology that presents a wide range of exemplary works in a collection of elegant proportions.

The anthology's core logic is the inclusion of stories most frequently and successfully taught to undergraduates in university courses, in North America and beyond. This selection of twenty-six stories (from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries) illustrates diverse narrative styles and techniques as well as a broad spectrum of human experiences. The collection comprises useful classroom examples, recognized classics of the genre, and some very interesting, less often anthologized works. Stories are organized chronologically, are lightly annotated for the undergraduate reader, and are prefaced by engaging short introductions. Also included is a glossary of basic critical terms, with examples in many cases from the stories themselves.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781551116327
  • Publisher: Broadview Press
  • Publication date: 4/8/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Julia Gaunce is the former Humanities Editor at Broadview Press. She is the author of the novel Rocket Science (Pedlar Press, 2000).

Suzette Mayr's poetry and short fiction have appeared in a number of Canadian literary periodicals and anthologies. She is the author of the novels Moon Honey (NeWest Press, 1995) and The Widows (NeWest Press, 1998), the latter of which was short-listed for the 1998 Commonwealth Prize for the best book in the Canada-Caribbean region. Her third novel, Reunion: A Revenge Comedy, is scheduled for publication in 2004. She is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Calgary.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Nathaniel Hawthorne

YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

Edgar Allan Poe

THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Herman Melville

BARTLEBY, THE SCRIVENER

Thomas Hardy

THE SON'S VETO

Kate Chopin

THE STORY OF AN HOUR

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

Stephen Crane

THE OPEN BOAT

James Joyce

THE DEAD

Katherine Mansfield

THE DOLL'S HOUSE

William Faulkner

A ROSE FOR EMILY

Ernest Hemingway

HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS

Hisaye Yamamoto

SEVENTEEN SYLLABLES

James Baldwin

SONNY'S BLUES

Flannery O'Connor

A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

Alice Munro

MILES CITY, MONTANA

Gloria Sawai

MOTHER'S DAY

Raymond Carver

CATHEDRAL

Margaret Atwood

DEATH BY LANDSCAPE

Richard Ford

UNDER THE RADAR

Tim O'Brien

THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

Jamaica Kincaid

GIRL

Rohinton Mistry

SWIMMING LESSONS

Sandra Cisneros

MY LUCY FRIEND WHO SMELLS LIKE CORN

Lorrie Moore

YOU'RE UGLY, TOO

Eden Robinson

QUEEN OF THE NORTH

Sheila Heti

THE RASPBERRY BUSH

Acknowledgments

Glossary

Chronology

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