Fiction: Pocket Anthology Penguin Academic Series / Edition 4

Fiction: Pocket Anthology Penguin Academic Series / Edition 4

by R.S. Gwynn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321244443

ISBN-13: 9780321244444

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson

The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, inexpensive, and diverse collection of 40 short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction.

Overview

The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, inexpensive, and diverse collection of 40 short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321244444
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
Penguin Academics Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.93(d)

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Table of Contents



Alphabetical List by Author.


Preface.


Introduction.

The Telling of the Tale.

The Short Story Genre.

Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction.

Plot.

Characterization.

Point of View.

Theme.

Setting.

Style and Symbolism.


Writing About Short Fiction.


Fiction.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864).

Young Goodman Brown.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849).

*The Cask of Amontillado.

*Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909).

*A White Heron.

Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893).

Mother Savage.

Kate Chopin (1851-1904).

*Désirée's Baby.

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904).

*The Lady with the Pet Dog.

*Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935).

*The YellowWallpaper.

Edith Wharton (1862-1937).

Roman Fever.

Willa Cather (1876-1947).

*Neighbor Rosicky.

James Joyce (1882-1941).

*The Dead.

Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980).

The Jilting of Granny Weatherall.

William Faulkner (1897-1962).

*Barn Burning.

Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986).

*The Garden of Forking Paths.

Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961).

Hills Like White Elephants.

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960).

Sweat.

John Steinbeck (1902-1968).

The Chrysanthemums.

Richard Wright (1908-1960).

The Man Who Was Almost a Man.

John Cheever (1912-1982).

Reunion.

Ralph Ellison (1914-1995).

A Party Down at the Square.

*Grace Paley (B. 1922).

*Wants.

Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964).

*Good Country People.

*Richard Yates (1926-1992).

*Doctor Jack-o'-Lantern.

Gabriel Garcìa Márquez (B. 1928).

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings.

Chinua Achebe (B. 1930).

Dead Men's Path.

* J. G. Ballard (B. 1930).

*Time of Passage.

*Donald Barthelme (1931-1989).

*The Genius.

Alice Munro (B. 1931).

*How I Met My Husband.

*Andre Dubus (1936-1999).

*Killings.

Joyce Carol Oates (B. 1938).

Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

Raymond Carver (1938-1988).

*Cathedral.

Margaret Atwood (B. 1939).

Happy Endings.

Bobbie Ann Mason (B. 1940).

Shiloh.

Alice Walker (B. 1944).

Everyday Use.

Tim Gautreaux (B. 1947).

Died and Gone to Vegas.

*Jamaica Kincaid (B. 1949).

*Girl.

Dagoberto Gilb (B. 1950).

Look on the Bright Side.

Sandra Cisneros (B. 1954).

*Woman Hollering Creek.

Louise Erdrich (B. 1954).

The Red Convertible.

*Gish Jen (B. 1955).

*In the American Society.

Lorrie Moore (B. 1957).

How to Talk to Your Mother (Notes).


Appendix: The Forms of the Short Story.


Acknowledgments.


Index of Critical Terms.

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