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ISBN: 0321087623
Author: R.S. Gwynn
Book title: Fiction: A Pocket Anthology
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Pages: 464
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Language: English
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The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction. Featuring over 30 short stories, it spans the spectrum of short fiction from early pieces by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Anton Checkov to contemporary works by Alice Walker and Margaret Atwood. Writing About Fiction section offers a brief overview of organizational strategies, research methods, style and MLA style citation. "The Telling of the Tale" is a discussion of the oral roots of short fiction. "The Short Story Genre" is an account of the development of the modern short story. "Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction" a presentation of John Cheever's brief story, "Reunion," followed by a discussion of how the elements of fiction-plot, characterization, point of view, theme, setting, style-relate to this and other stories in the book. Index of critical terms provides a cross-referenced list of terms covered. For those interested in Fiction..Fiction used for Literature classes college level.Brief and affordable, this chronologically organized pocket-sized anthology focuses on the stories at a cost well under that of traditional fiction anthologies. Forty-four short stories from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries provide a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the study of fiction. An introduction to Fiction discusses the origins of the genre, its literary elements, and key terms. Thirteen new selections include stories by authors not previously represented in this anthology, as well as different offerings for previously anthologized authors. Brand new to this anthology are authors Hisaye Yamamoto,Tim O'Brien, and Sherman Alexie, who bring diverse subject matter and styles to the mix. New selections from Hawthorne, Poe, Kate Chopin, James Joyce, Faulker, Hemingway, Flannery O'Connor, Alice Munro, Andre Dubus, and Lorrie Moore enrich this anthology. For anyone interested in a quality anthology at a terrific price.The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, inexpensive, and diverse collection of 42 short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction. Chronologically organized, the diverse selection includes the discipline's most popular short stories. An "Introduction to Fiction" provides an overview of the genre, defining key literary terms in context. "Writing about Fiction" offers instruction for writing essays and covers MLA style citation. Biographical headnotes highlight common themes and ideas in the author's body of work. Individuals who want a brief overview of the study of poetry. An " Introduction to Fiction" provides an overview of the genre, defining key literary terms in context. " Writing about Fiction" offers instruction for writing essays and covers MLA style citation.This collection presents works ranging from William Faulkner's A Rose for Emily to Alice Walker's Everyday Use. A comprehensive introduction offers insights into the history of fiction and its elements - such as plot, characterization and theme - while contextual headnotes provide a backdrop for each story in the text. An “Introduction to Fiction” provides an overview of the genre, defining key literary terms in context. “Writing about Fiction” offers instruction for writing essays and covers MLA style citation. Biographical headnotes highlight common themes and ideas in the author’s body of work.Book by Gwynn, R. S. "The Telling of the Tale" is a discussion of the oral roots of short fiction. "The Short Story Genre" is an account of the development of the modern short story. "Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction" a presentation of John Cheever's brief story, "Reunion," followed by a discussion of how the elements of fiction-plot, characterization, point of view, theme, setting, style-relate to this and other stories in the book

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