9780321011480

Fiction : A Longman Pocket Anthology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321011480

  • ISBN10:

    0321011481

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/1998
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
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Table of Contents

Alphabetical List of Authors vii(4)
Foreword xi
Introduction 1(19)
The Telling of the Tale 1(1)
The Short Story Genre 2(3)
Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction 5(1)
John Cheever (1912-1982): Reunion 6(2)
Plot 8(4)
Characterization 12(1)
Point of View 13(2)
Theme 15(1)
Setting 16(1)
Style 17(3)
Fiction
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE (1804-1864)
Young Goodman Brown
20(11)
EDGAR ALLAN POE (1809-1849)
The Cask of Amontillado
31(6)
GUY DE MAUPASSANT (1850-1893)
Marjorie Laurie
The Neckalce
37(7)
KATE CHOPIN (1851-1904)
The Story of an Hour
44(3)
ANTON CHEKHOV (1860-1994)
Constance Garnett
An Upheaval
47(7)
WILLA CATHER (1876-1947)
Paul's Case
54(16)
JAMES JOYCE (1885-1930)
Eveline
70(5)
D.H. LAWRENCE (1885-1930)
The Rocking Horse Winner
75(13)
KATHRINE ANNE PORTER (1890-1980)
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
88(8)
WILLIAM FAULKNER (1897-1962)
A Rose for Emily
96(8)
ERNEST HEMINGWAY (1899-1961)
A Clean, Well Lighted Place
104(4)
JORGE LUIS BORGES (1899-1986)
Anthony Kerrigan
The Library of Babel
108(7)
JOHN STEINBECK (1902-1968)
The Chrysanthemums
115(9)
RICHARD WRIGHT (1908-1960)
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
124(11)
EUDORA WELTY (B. 1909)
Livvie
135(12)
RALPH ELLISON (1914-1995)
Flying Home
147(16)
SHIRLEY JACKSON (1919-1965)
The Lottery
163(7)
DORIS LESSING (B. 1919)
A Woman on a Roof
170(8)
FLANNERY O'CONNOR (1925-1964)
Everything That Rises Must Converge
178(13)
GABRIEL GARICA MARQUEZ (B. 1928)
Gregory Rabassa
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
191(6)
CHINUA ACHEBE (B. 1930)
Marriage Is a Private Affair
197(6)
ALICE MUNRO (B. 1931)
Wild Swans
203(8)
JOHN UPDIKE (B. 1932)
A & P
211(6)
RAYMOND CARVER (1938-1988)
Cathedral
217(13)
JOYCE CAROL OATES (B. 1938)
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
230(14)
MARGARET ATWOOD (B. 1939)
Rape Fantasies
244(8)
BOBBIE ANN MASON (B. 1940)
Shiloh
252(12)
ALICER WALKER (B. 1944)
Everyday Use
264(8)
DAGOBERTO GILB (B. 1950)
Look on the Bright Side
272(9)
AMY TAN (B. 1952)
Two Kinds
281(10)
SANDRA CISNEROS (B. 1954)
Barbie-Q
291(2)
LOUISE ERDRICH (B. 1954)
The Red Convertible
293(10)
Acknowledgments 303(4)
Index of Critical Terms 307

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