The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction, third edition / Edition 3

The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction, third edition / Edition 3

ISBN-10:
1554811414
ISBN-13:
9781554811410
Pub. Date:
03/14/2013
Publisher:
Broadview Press

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The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction, third edition / Edition 3

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554811410
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 03/14/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 490
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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

Preface

Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL
    YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN (website)

Edgar Allan Poe

  • THE BLACK CAT
    THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO
    THE TELL-TALE HEART (website)

Herman Melville

  • BARTLEBY, THE SCRIVENER (website)

Thomas Hardy

  • THE SON’S VETO

Kate Chopin

  • THE STORM

Anton Chekhov

  • AN UPHEAVAL

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

  • THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

Stephen Crane

  • THE OPEN BOAT

James Joyce

  • ARABY
    EVELINE
    THE DEAD (website)

Katherine Mansfield

  • THE DOLL’S HOUSE
    THE GARDEN PARTY

Katherine Anne Porter

  • THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL

William Faulkner

  • DRY SEPTEMBER

Ernest Hemingway

  • HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS

Hisaye Yamamoto

  • SEVENTEEN SYLLABLES

Yasunari Kawabata

  • IMMORTALITY

Grace Paley

  • WANTS

James Baldwin

  • SONNY’S BLUES

Flannery O’Connor

  • A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

Ursula K. Le Guin

  • THE ONES WHO WALK AWAY FROM OMELAS

Chinua Achebe

  • DEAD MEN’S PATH

Alice Munro

  • MILES CITY, MONTANA

Donald Barthelme

  • THE PALACE AT 4 A.M.

Gloria Sawai

  • MOTHER’S DAY (website)

Raymond Carver

  • CATHEDRAL

Margaret Atwood

  • HAPPY ENDINGS

Steven Millhauser

  • A VISIT

Tobias Wolff

  • BULLET IN THE BRAIN

Tim O’Brien

  • THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

Jamaica Kincaid

  • GIRL

Denis Johnson

  • EMERGENCY

Edward P. Jones

  • YOUNG LIONS

Sandra Cisneros

  • MY LUCY FRIEND WHO SMELLS LIKE CORN

Gish Jen

  • THE THIRD DUMPSTER

Lorrie Moore

  • YOU’RE UGLY, TOO

George Saunders

  • SEA OAK

Helen Simpson

  • BED AND BREAKFAST

Sherman Alexie

  • DO YOU KNOW WHERE I AM?

ZZ Packer

  • BROWNIES

Shaun Tan

  • GRANDPA’S STORY

Acknowledgements
Sources
Glossary
Chronology

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