Stories: An Anthlogy and an Introduction / Edition 1

Stories: An Anthlogy and an Introduction / Edition 1

by Eric S. Rabkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0060453273

ISBN-13: 9780060453275

Pub. Date: 01/13/1997

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060453275
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/13/1997
Pages:
1500
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chronological Table of Contents xii
Preface xix
Introduction: On Reading Stories 1(9)
Bible
10(21)
Genesis
10(13)
"Jonah"
23(3)
"On Parables" (Mark 4)
26(3)
"The Prodigal Son" (Luke 15)
29(2)
Taoism
31(3)
"A Ch'an Koan"
31(1)
"Outsides"
32(1)
"Smelling Essays"
33(1)
Sufism
34(4)
"The Ancient Coffer of Nuri Bey"
34(2)
"The Bequest"
36(1)
"The Limitations of Dogma"
37(1)
Chinua Achebe
38(11)
"Girls at War"
38(11)
Alice Adams
49(5)
"A Southern Spelling Bee"
49(5)
James Agee
54(15)
"A Mother's Tale"
54(15)
Ama Ata Aidoo
69(9)
"Something to Talk About on the Way to the Funeral"
69(9)
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
78(7)
"In a Grove"
78(7)
Woody Allen
85(5)
"The Whore of Mensa"
85(5)
Sherwood Anderson
90(5)
"Hands"
90(5)
Isaac Asimov
95(14)
"Reason"
95(14)
Margaret Atwood
109(10)
"The Resplendent Quetzal"
109(10)
James Baldwin
119(13)
"Going to Meet the Man"
119(13)
Amiri Baraka
132(5)
"The Death of Horatio Alger"
132(5)
Lynda Barry
137(2)
"The Night We All Got Sick"
137(2)
John Barth
139(7)
"Night-Sea Journey"
139(7)
Donald Barthelme
146(3)
"The Piano Player"
146(3)
Stephen Vincent Benet
149(3)
"Nightmare Number Three"
149(3)
Ambrose Bierce
152(7)
"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
152(7)
Jorge Luis Borges
159(10)
"Emma Zunz"
159(4)
"Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote"
163(6)
Richard Brautigan
169(3)
"Homage to the San Francisco YMCA"
169(3)
Gwendolyn Brooks
172(3)
"The Ballad of Rudolph Reed"
172(3)
Olga Broumas
175(2)
"Little Red Riding Hood"
175(2)
Dick Bruna
177(5)
The King
177(5)
Morley Callaghan
182(8)
"A Cap for Steve"
182(8)
Francois Camoin
190(3)
"Things I Did To Make It Possible"
190(3)
Raymond Carver
193(3)
"Viewfinder"
193(3)
Willa Cather
196(11)
"The Joy of Nelly Deane"
196(11)
Geoffrey Chaucer
207(20)
"The Miller's Tale"
207(20)
John Cheever
227(9)
"The Swimmer"
227(9)
Anton Chekov
236(4)
"Vanka"
236(4)
Kate Chopin
240(5)
"Desiree's Baby"
240(5)
Arthur C. Clarke
245(5)
"The Star"
245(5)
Colette
250(3)
"The Other Wife"
250(3)
Joseph Conrad
253(59)
Heart of Darkness
253(59)
Robert Coover
312(5)
"The Brother"
312(5)
Julio Cortazar
317(2)
"Continuity of Parks"
317(2)
Stephen Crane
319(20)
"The Blue Hotel"
319(20)
R. Crumb
339(3)
"fred the teen age girl pigeon"
339(3)
Samuel R. Delany
342(14)
"Corona"
342(14)
Feodor Dostoevsky
356(14)
"The Honest Thief"
356(14)
Arthur Conan Doyle
370(18)
"The Adventure of the Speckled Band"
370(18)
Harlan Ellison
388(12)
"I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream"
388(12)
Louise Erdrich
400(6)
"Chapter, Two: 1932, Sita Kozka"
400(6)
William Faulkner
406(22)
"Barn Burning"
406(13)
"Dry September"
419(9)
F. Scott Fitzgerald
428(15)
"Babylon Revisited"
428(15)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
443(13)
"The Yellow Wall-Paper"
443(13)
Ellen Glasgow
456(9)
"A Point in Morals"
456(9)
Susan Glaspell
465(16)
"A Jury of Her Peers"
465(16)
Nikolai Gogol
481(24)
"The Overcoat"
481(24)
Nadine Gordimer
505(9)
"Six Feet of the Country"
505(9)
Jakob & Wilhelm Grimm
514(9)
"Rapunzel"
514(4)
"The Three Spinsters"
518(2)
"Little Red-cap"
520(3)
Dashiell Hammett
523(23)
"The Gutting of Couffignal"
523(23)
Barry Hannah
546(3)
"I'm Shaking to Death"
546(3)
Thomas Hardy
549(11)
"The Son's Veto"
549(11)
Francis Bret Harte
560(8)
"The Outcasts of Poker Flat"
560(8)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
568(29)
"Rappaccini's Daughter"
568(20)
"Young Goodman Brown"
588(9)
Sara Henderson Hay
597(1)
"Rapunzel"
597(1)
Ernest Haycox
598(11)
"Stage to Lordsburg"
598(11)
Ernest Hemingway
609(4)
"A Clean, Well Lighted Place"
609(4)
O. Henry
613(10)
"A Midsummer Knight's Dream"
613(5)
"Springtime a la Carte"
618(5)
Gilberto Hernandez
623(4)
"The Whispering Tree"
623(4)
Spencer Holst
627(2)
"The Zebra Storyteller"
627(2)
Henry James
629(106)
"The Altar of the Dead"
629(24)
"The Tree of Knowledge"
653(11)
The Turn of the Screw
664(71)
Sara Orne Jewett
735(8)
"A White Heron"
735(8)
James Joyce
743(37)
"Counterparts"
743(8)
"The Dead"
751(29)
Franz Kafka
780(34)
"A Common Confusion"
780(2)
The Metamorphosis
782(32)
Yasunari Kawabata
814(13)
"One Arm"
814(13)
Jamaica Kincaid
827(2)
"Girl"
827(2)
Tommaso Landolfi
829(4)
"Rain"
829(4)
D. H. Lawrence
833(26)
"Odour of Chrysanthemums"
833(15)
"The Rocking Horse Winner"
848(11)
Ursula K. Le Guin
859(11)
"The Day Before the Revolution"
859(11)
Stanislaw Lem
870(8)
"Prince Ferrix and the Princess Crystal"
870(8)
Doris Lessing
878(11)
"Pleasure"
878(11)
Jack London
889(12)
"To Build a Fire"
889(12)
Bernard Malamud
901(10)
"The German Refugee"
901(10)
Katherine Mansfield
911(6)
"The Doll's House"
911(6)
Bobbie Ann Mason
917(13)
"A New Wave Format"
917(13)
Guy de Maupassant
930(12)
"The Jewels"
930(6)
"Mother Savage"
936(6)
Winsor McCay
942(2)
"Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend"
942(2)
Herman Melville
944(26)
"Bartleby the Scrivener"
944(26)
Yukio Mishima
970(17)
"Patriotism"
970(17)
Lorrie Moore
987(7)
"How"
987(7)
Alice Munro
994(16)
"Royal Beatings"
994(16)
Flannery O'Connor
1010(15)
"Good Country People"
1010(15)
Frank O'Connor
1025(9)
"My Oedipus Complex"
1025(9)
Tillie Olsen
1034(7)
"I Stand Here Ironing"
1034(7)
Ovid
1041(9)
Metamorphoses
1041(9)
Grace Paley
1050(3)
"Wants"
1050(3)
Dorothy Parker
1053(4)
"The Last Tea"
1053(4)
Alan Paton
1057(9)
"Life for a Life"
1057(9)
Charles Perrault
1066(3)
"Little Red Riding Hood"
1066(3)
Edgar Allan Poe
1069(27)
"The Black Cat"
1069(7)
"The Purloined Letter"
1076(13)
"The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar"
1089(7)
Katherine Anne Porter
1096(5)
"The Grave"
1096(5)
Nawal El Saadawi
1101(5)
"She Has No Place in Paradise"
1101(5)
Leslie Silko
1106(8)
"Yellow Woman"
1106(8)
Isaac Bashevis Singer
1114(18)
"Yentl the Yeshiva Boy"
1114(18)
Art Spiegelman
1132(6)
"Prisoner on the Hell Planet"
1133(5)
Gertrude Stein
1138(5)
"Miss Furr and Miss Skeene"
1138(5)
John Steinbeck
1143(19)
"The Chrysanthemums"
1143(9)
"The Harness"
1152(10)
Junichiro Tanizaki
1162(8)
"The Thief"
1162(8)
James Thurber
1170(4)
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
1170(4)
Leo Tolstoy
1174(41)
The Death of Ivan Ilyitch
1174(41)
Jean Toomer
1215(3)
"Becky"
1215(3)
Mark Twain
1218(18)
"The Diary of Adam and Eve"
1218(18)
John Updike
1236(5)
"Should Wizard Hit Mommy?"
1236(5)
Bill Watterson
1241(1)
"Something Under the Bed is Drooling"
1241(1)
H. G. Wells
1242(60)
"The Star"
1242(8)
The Time Machine
1250(52)
Eudora Welty
1302(18)
"Lily Daw and the Three Ladies"
1302(8)
"Petrified Man"
1310(10)
Edith Wharton
1320(10)
"Roman Fever"
1320(10)
Richard Wright
1330(10)
"The Man Who Was Almost a Man"
1330(10)
Xiaoping Zhu
1340(15)
"Chronicle of Mulberry Tree Village" (1988)
1340(15)
The Elements of Narrative
1355(61)
The Narrative Situation
1335(24)
Varieties of Narrative Stance
1359(7)
Authority
1366(3)
Genre
1369(4)
Character
1373(2)
Language
1375(4)
Structure
1379(5)
Theme
1384(1)
Aesthetic Virtues
1385(2)
Keeping a Reading Journal
1387(5)
The Structured Journal
1387(2)
The Subject Journal
1389(1)
The Free Writing Journal
1390(2)
Writing About Narratives
1392(17)
The Role of the Critic
1392(1)
Types of Writing about Narrative
1393(1)
Analysis
1393(1)
Generalization
1394(2)
Review
1396(1)
Meditation
1397(1)
Reflection
1397(1)
Components of the Writing Process
1398(1)
Knowing Your Audience and Purpose
1398(1)
Getting Ideas
1398(3)
Testing Ideas
1401(1)
Drafting
1402(2)
Revising
1404(1)
Sample Student Papers
1405(1)
"Truth, Justice, and Religion in Borges 'Emma Zunz"
1405(2)
"The Power of Revision in Broumas and Borges"
1407(2)
Filmography
1409(7)
Films
1409(5)
Distributors
1414(2)
Glossary of Literary Terms 1416(25)
Questions for Contrast and Comparison 1441(34)
Title Index 1475

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