Fiction: A Pocket Anthology / Edition 6

Fiction: A Pocket Anthology / Edition 6

by R. S. Gwynn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205655130

ISBN-13: 9780205655137

Pub. Date: 10/23/2008

Publisher: Longman

Brief and affordable, this chronologically organized pocket-sized anthology focuses on the stories at a cost well under that of traditional fiction anthologies. Forty-four short stories from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries provide a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the study of fiction. An introduction to Fiction discusses the origins of the genre, its

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Brief and affordable, this chronologically organized pocket-sized anthology focuses on the stories at a cost well under that of traditional fiction anthologies. Forty-four short stories from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries provide a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the study of fiction. An introduction to Fiction discusses the origins of the genre, its literary elements, and key terms. Thirteen new selections include stories by authors not previously represented in this anthology, as well as different offerings for previously anthologized authors. Brand new to this anthology are authors Hisaye Yamamoto,Tim O’Brien, and Sherman Alexie, who bring diverse subject matter and styles to the mix. New selections from Hawthorne, Poe, Kate Chopin, James Joyce, Faulkner, Hemingway, Flannery O’Connor, Alice Munro, Andre Dubus, and Lorrie Moore enrich this anthology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205655137
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
10/23/2008
Series:
Pearson English Value Textbook Series Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Fiction.

Writing About Fiction.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864, “Young Goodman Brown.”

Poe, Edgar Allan 1809-1849, *“The Fall of the House of Usher.”

Maupassant, Guy de 1850-1893, *“Mother Savage.”

Chopin, Kate 1851-1904, “The Story of an Hour.”

Chekhov, Anton 1860-1904, “An Upheaval.”

Wharton, Edith 1862-1937, “Roman Fever.”

Cather, Willa 1876-1947, “Paul's Case.”

Joyce, James 1882-1941, “Eveline.”

Lawrence, D.H. 1885-1930, *“The Rocking-Horse Winner.”

Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980, “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall.”

Zora Neale Hurston 1891-1960, *“Sweat.”

Faulkner, William 1897-1962, “A Rose for Emily.”

Hemingway, Ernest 1899-1961, *“Hills Like White Elephants.”

Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986, *“The Gospel According to Mark.”

Steinbeck, John 1902-1968, “The Chrysanthemums.”

Wright, Richard 1908-1960, “The Man Who Was Almost a Man.”

Welty, Eudora 1909-, “Livvie.”

Cheever, John 1912-1982, “Reunion.”

Camus, Albert 1913-1960, “The Guest.”

Ellison, Ralph 1914-1995, *“A Party Down at the Square.”

Jackson, Shirley 1919-1965, “The Lottery.”

O'Connor, Flannery 1925-1964, *“A Good Man Is Hard to Find.”

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia 1928-, “A Very Old Manwith Enormous Wings.”

Achebe, Chinua 1930-,*“Dead Men's Path.”

Munro, Alice 1931-, *“Vandals.”

Updike, John 1932-, “A & P.”

Oates, Joyce Carol 1938-, “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”

Carver, Raymond 1938-1988, *“A Small Good Thing.”

Atwood, Margaret 1939-, *“Happy Endings.”

Mason, Bobbie Ann 1940-, “Shiloh.”

Walker, Alice 1944-, “Everyday Use.”

Tim Gautreaux 1947-, *“Died and Gone to Vegas.”

Gilb, Dagoberto 1950-, “Look on the Bright Side.”

Tan, Amy 1952-, “Two Kinds.”

Cisneros, Sandra 1954-, “Barbie-Q.”

Erdrich, Louise 1954-, “The Red Convertible.”

Lorrie Moore 1957-, *“How to Talk to Your Mother (Notes).”

Index of Critical Terms.

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