The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction, third edition / Edition 3 available in Paperback
This selection of 45 stories, from Nathaniel Hawthorne to Shaun Tan, shows the range of short fiction in the past 150 years. This third edition includes more works from the past 20 years and a greater representation of American authors; new to this edition are works by Katherine Anne Porter, Grace Paley, Donald Barthelme, Edward P. Jones, Gish Jen, and George Saunders, among others.
Stories are organized chronologically, annotated, and prefaced by engaging short introductions. Also included is a glossary of basic critical terms.
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About the Author
Sara Levine is Professor and Chair of the Writing Program in the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the author of Treasure Island!!! (Europa Editions, 2012) and Short Dark Oracles (Caketrain Press, 2011).
Don LePan is the founder and President of Broadview Press and the author of Animals: A Novel (Soft Skull Press, 2010).
Marjorie Mather is Publisher and English Editor at Broadview Press.
Table of Contents
- THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN (website)
Edgar Allan Poe
- THE BLACK CAT THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO THE TELL-TALE HEART (website)
- BARTLEBY, THE SCRIVENER (website)
- THE SON’S VETO
- THE STORM
- AN UPHEAVAL
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
- THE YELLOW WALLPAPER
- THE OPEN BOAT
- ARABY EVELINE THE DEAD (website)
- THE DOLL’S HOUSE THE GARDEN PARTY
Katherine Anne Porter
- THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL
- DRY SEPTEMBER
- HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS
- SEVENTEEN SYLLABLES
- SONNY’S BLUES
- A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND
Ursula K. Le Guin
- THE ONES WHO WALK AWAY FROM OMELAS
- DEAD MEN’S PATH
- MILES CITY, MONTANA
- THE PALACE AT 4 A.M.
- MOTHER’S DAY (website)
- HAPPY ENDINGS
- A VISIT
- BULLET IN THE BRAIN
- THE THINGS THEY CARRIED
Edward P. Jones
- YOUNG LIONS
- MY LUCY FRIEND WHO SMELLS LIKE CORN
- THE THIRD DUMPSTER
- YOU’RE UGLY, TOO
- SEA OAK
- BED AND BREAKFAST
- DO YOU KNOW WHERE I AM?
- GRANDPA’S STORY
Acknowledgements Sources Glossary Chronology