Fiction Fifty: An Introduction to the Short Story / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$54.60
(Save 25%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 97%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (22) from $1.99   
  • New (5) from $66.12   
  • Used (17) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$66.12
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10064)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000

Ships from: Secaucus, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$67.43
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(17471)

Condition: New
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.

Ships from: Westminster, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$67.44
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(23302)

Condition: New
BRAND NEW

Ships from: Avenel, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$88.25
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(191)

Condition: New
0023955554 New. Looks like an interesting title!

Ships from: Naperville, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$105.09
Seller since 2013

Feedback rating:

(2)

Condition: New
New

Ships from: San Diego, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Fiction 50 is a comprehensive introduction to short fiction, built around a group of 56 stories selected for their exceptional quality, variety, and historical significance to the genre. Fiction 50 provides instruction in the critical analysis of short fiction, helping readers to develop both verbal and written skills.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780023955556
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 9/15/1992
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 772
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 1.65 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

I. Reading and Studying the Short Story.Plot. Nathaniel Hawthorne, My Kinsman, Major Molineux. Character. William Faulkner, Barn Burning. Setting. James Joyce, Araby. Point of View. Gail Godwin, Dream Children. Theme. Sarah Orne Jewett, A White Heron. Symbol and Allegory. Shirley Jackson, The Lottery. Style and Tone. John Updike, A&P.

II. Stones.Alice Adams. Roses, Rhododendron. James Baldwin. Sonny's Blues. Donald Barthelme. Cortes and Montezuma. Ann Beattie. Janus. Jorge Luis Borges. The Garden of Forking Paths. Kay Boyle. Astronomer's Wife. Raymond Carver. Cathedral. John Cheever. The Country Husband. Anton Chekhov. The Darling. Kate Chopin. The Storm. Agatha Christie. The Witness for the Prosecution. Samuel L. Clemens. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. Joseph Conrad. The Heart of Darkness. Stephen Crane. The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky. Arthur Conan Doyle. A Scandal in Bohemia. Ralph Ellison. King of the Bingo Game. Louise Erdrich. Mauser. William Faulkner. A Rose for Emily. Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The Yellow Wall-Paper. Susan Glaspell. A Jury of Her Peers. Nikolai Gogol. The Overcoat. Ernest Hemingway. Hills Like White Elephants. Zora Neale Hurston. Spunk. Washington Irving. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Henry James. Four Meetings. James Joyce. The Dead. Garrison KeiIIor. The Tip-Top Club. William Kittredge. We Are Not in This Together. D.H. Lawrence. The Horse Dealer's Daughter. Ursula K. Le Guin. Horse Camp. Dorris Lessing. Wine. Bobbie Ann Mason. Shiloh. Herman Melville. Bartleby the Scrivener. Alice Munro. Thanks for the Ride. Joyce Carol Oates. Four Summers. Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Flannery O'Connor. The Artificial Nigger. A Good Man Is Hard to Find. Tillie Olsen. I Stand Here Ironing. Edgar Allan Poe. The Cask of Amontillado. The Fall of the House of Usher. Katherine Anne Porter. The Grave. Leslie Silko. Yellow Woman. Leo Tolstoy. The Death of Ivan Ilych. Alice Walker. Nineteen Fifty-Five. Eudora Welty. Why I Live at the P.O. W.D. Wetherell. Wherever That Great Heart May Be. Richard Wright. The Man Who Was Almost a Man. Patricia Zelver. Love Letters.

III. Writing About the Short Story.Reading Critically. Reading and Writing. Quotation and Documentation.

IV. Short Story Handbook.

V. Biographical Notes.

VI. Chronological Table of Contents.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)