Fiction 100: An Anthology of Short Fiction / Edition 12

Fiction 100: An Anthology of Short Fiction / Edition 12

by James H. Pickering
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Prentice Hall

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Fiction 100: An Anthology of Short Fiction / Edition 12

An anthology of 129 selections that are international in scope and illustrate the development of short fiction from the early 19th century to the present day. Traditional and contemporary works are organized alphabetically by author. Twenty-two new selections were added to the new edition.

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ISBN-13: 9780205650347
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/20/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1600
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents


Louisa May Alcott, “Contraband”

Sherman Alexie, “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona”

Sherwood Anderson, “The Egg”

Margaret Atwood, “Rape Fantasies”

Mary Hunter Austin, “The Basket Maker”

Mary Hunter Austin, “The Land”

James Baldwin, “Sonny’s Blues”

Toni Cade Bambara, “The Lesson”

Andrea Barrett, “The Littoral Zone”

John Barth, “Lost in the Funhouse”

Rick Bass, “The Hermit’s Story”

Ann Beattie, “Janus”

Saul Bellow, “Looking for Mr. Green”

Ambrose Bierce, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”

Jorge Luis Borges, “The Garden of Forking Paths”

Elizabeth Bowen, “The Demon Lover”

Kay Boyle, “Astronomer’s Wife”

T. Coraghessan Boyle, “The Love of My Life”

Ray Bradbury, “August 2002: Night Meeting”

Albert Camus, “The Guest”

Raymond Carver, “Call If You Need Me”

Raymond Carver, “Cathedral”

Willa Cather, “Paul’s Case”

John Cheever, “The Country Husband”

Anton Chekhov, “The Darling”

Anton Chekhov, “The Lady with the Dog”

Kate Chopin, “The Storm”

Kate Chopin, “The Story of an Hour”

Sandra Cisneros, “Eleven”

Sandra Cisneros, “The House on Mango Street”

Samuel L. Clemens, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”

Grace Stone Coates, “Wild Plums”

Joseph Conrad, “Heart of Darkness”

Stephen Crane, “The Blue Hotel”

Stephen Crane, “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky”

Stephen Dobyns, “Kansas”

E. L. Doctorow, “Wakefield”

Fedor Dostoevski, “The Grand Inquisitor”

Arthur Conan Doyle, “A Scandal in Bohemia”

Ralph Ellison, “King of the Bingo Game”

Louise Erdrich, “The Red Convertible”

William Faulkner, “Barn Burning”

William Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily”

F. Scott Fitzgerald, “Winter Dreams”

Mary Hallock Foote, “Pilgrims to Mecca”

Richard Ford, “Reunion”

E. M. Forster, “The Road from Colonus”

Mary Wilkins Freeman, “A New England Nun”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “If I Were a Man”

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wall-Paper”

Susan Glaspell, “A Jury of Her Peers”

Nickolai Gogol, “The Overcoat”

Nadine Gordimer, “A Beneficiary”

Tessa Hadley, “A Mouthful of Cut Glass”

Thomas Hardy, “The Three Strangers”

Bret Harte, “Tennessee’s Partner”

Nathaniel Hawthorne “My Kinsman, Major Molineux”

Nathaniel Hawthorne, “Young Goodman Brown”

Ernest Hemingway, “Hills Like White Elephants”

Pam Houston, “How to Talk to a Hunter”

Washington Irving, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

Washington Irving, “Rip Van Winkle”

Shirley Jackson, “The Lottery”

W. W. Jacobs, “The Monkey’s Paw”

Henry James, “The Real Thing”

Gish Jen, “In the American Society”

Sarah Orne Jewett, “A White Heron”

Ha Jin, “Saboteur”

James Joyce, “Araby”

James Joyce, “The Dead”

Bel Kaufman, “Sunday in the Park”

Stephen King, “The Man in the Black Suit”

W. P. Kinsella, “Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa”

Rudyard Kipling, “They”

William Kittredge, “We Are Not in This Together”

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

Ursula K. Le Guin, “Horse Camp”

Doris Lessing, “Wine”

Jack London, “To Build a Fire”

Katherine Mansfield, “Her First Ball”

Katherine Mansfield, “Miss Brill”

Bobbie-Ann Mason, “Three-Wheeler”

Guy de Maupassant, “The Necklace”

Guy de Maupassant, “Rust”

Thomas McGuane, “Gallatin Canyon”

Maile Meloy, “Travis, B.”

Herman Melville, “Bartleby the Scrivener”

Herman Melville, “The Lightning-Rod Man”

Alice Munro, “Meneseteung”

Alice Munro, “Runaway”

H. H. Munro (“Saki”), “The Open Window”

H.H. Munro (“Saki”), “Sredni Vashtar”

Antonya Nelson, “Goodfellows”

Joyce Carol Oates, “Four Summers”

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

Tim O’Brien, “The Things They Carried”

Flannery O’Connor, “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”

Frank O’Connor, “The Guests of the Nation”

Tim Parks, “In Defiance of Club Rules”

Robert Phillips, “Surprise!”

Edgar Allan Poe, “The Cask of Amontillado”

Edgar Allan Poe, “The Fall of the House of Usher”

Katherine Anne Porter, “The Grave”

Annie Proulx, “The Half-Skinned Steer”

Annette Sanford, “Nobody Listens When I Talk”

George Saunders, “Bohemians”

Irwin Shaw, “The Girls in Their Summer Dresses”

Leslie Marmon Silko, “Yellow Woman”

Isaac Bashevis Singer, “Gimpel the Fool”

R. T. Smith, “Docent”

John Steinbeck, “The Chrysanthemums”

Robert Louis Stevenson, “Markheim”

Elizabeth Tallent, “No One’s a Mystery”

Donna Tartt, “The Ambush”

Paul Theroux, “Mr. Bones”

James Thurber, “The Catbird Seat”

Leo Tolstoy, “The Death of Ivan Ilych”

Ivan Turgenev, “The Country Doctor”

John Updike, “Here Come the Maples”

John Updike, “Separating”

Alice Walker, “To Hell with Dying”

Eudora Welty, “A Worn Path”

Dorothy West, “My Baby”

William Carlos Williams, “The Use of Force”

Tobias Wolff, “Powder”

Richard Wright, “The Man Who Was Almost a Man”

Patricia Zelver, “Love Letters”

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