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Fiction: A Pocket Anthology / Edition 3

Fiction: A Pocket Anthology / Edition 3

by R. S. Gwynn


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ISBN-13: 9780321087621
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 07/24/1901
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 5.64(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

R. S. Gwynn has edited several other books, including Drama: A Pocket Anthology; Poetry: A Pocket Anthology; Literature: A Pocket Anthology; Inside Literature: Reading, Responding, Writing (with Steven Zani); The Art of the Short Story (with Dana Gioia); and Contemporary American Poetry: A Pocket Anthology (with April Lindner). He has also authored five collections of poetry, including No Word of Farewell: Selected Poems, 1970-2000. He has been awarded the Michael Braude Award for verse from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Gwynn is University Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

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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