The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction / Edition 2

The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction / Edition 2

by R. V. Cassill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393968332

ISBN-13: 9780393968330

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

In this Second Edition of The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction, master teachers and writers R.V. Cassill and Joyce Carol Oates have refreshed and updated the acclaimed original volume, celebrating not only the enduring literary genre but also that genre's continuing energy and success.
Sixteen new writers have been added, including Charles Baxter, Ron…  See more details below

Overview

In this Second Edition of The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction, master teachers and writers R.V. Cassill and Joyce Carol Oates have refreshed and updated the acclaimed original volume, celebrating not only the enduring literary genre but also that genre's continuing energy and success.
Sixteen new writers have been added, including Charles Baxter, Ron Carlson, Sandra Cisneros, and Jamaica Kincaid, among others, as have useful biographical notes and bibliographies for all authors in the anthology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393968330
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
583,380
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Barcelona1
The Rudy Elmenhurst Story5
The Man from Mars16
The Indian Uprising34
Snow41
The Cinderella Waltz51
Descent of Man68
Blazo78
Cathedral102
One Holy Night116
The Babysitter123
Murphy's Xmas148
A Father's Story162
Pet Milk181
Saint Marie186
Rock Springs199
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings218
An Evening Performance224
In the Heart of the Heart of the Country232
The Wizard255
Putting a Child to Bed270
In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried273
Cowboys Are My Weakness281
Kwoon293
The Black Lights305
Girl320
Follow the Eagle322
The New Atlantis326
No Trace348
Love Life367
Lust381
The Tenant390
Wild Swans403
Bad Girls412
The Things They Carried428
Emotion Recollected in Tranquillity444
Souvenir452
Coach466
Rules of the Game480
A Death in the Family490
The Other493
Going to Russia508
Everyday Use517
Taking Care525
In the Garden of the North American Martyrs535
Biographical Sketches547
Permissions Acknowledgments554

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