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Summary

The classroom standard for readers and aspiring writers of fiction, The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction offers the most comprehensive, engaging selection of classic and contemporary stories in the field.

Table of Contents

Chronological Table of Contents vii
Preface xi
Writing about Fiction xv
Stories
Sherwood Anderson
I Want to Know Why
1(7)
Margaret Atwood
Death by Landscape
8(13)
Related: Atwood, Why Do You Write?
836
James Baldwin
Sonny's Blues
21(23)
Toni Cade Bambara
Gorilla, My Love
44(5)
Related: Bambara, What Is It I Think I'm Doing Anyhow?
836
Ann Beattie
Snow
49(2)
Ambrose Bierce
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
51(7)
Jorge Luis Borges
Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote
58(8)
Truman Capote
Miriam
66(9)
Raymond Carver
Cathedral
75(11)
Related: Carver, From On Writing
840
Willa Cather
Paul's Case
86(15)
Related: Andrea Barrett on Paul's Case
892
John Cheever
The Enormous Radio
101(9)
Anton Chekhov
The Lady with the Dog
110(13)
Related: Chekhov, Letter to D. V. Grigorovich
843(1)
Chekhov, Letter to A. S. Suvorin
844
Kate Chopin
The Story of an Hour
123(3)
Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
126(61)
Related: Conrad, Preface to The Nigger of the ``Narcissus''
845(3)
Conrad, Letter to Barrett H. Clark
848(51)
Barry Hannah on Heart of Darkness
899(10)
C. P. Sarvan, Racism and the Heart of Darkness
909
Julio Cortazar
A Continuity of Parks
187(2)
Stephen Crane
The Open Boat
189(18)
Related: Crane, Letter to John Northern Hiliard
849(48)
Allan Gurganus on The Open Boat
897(18)
Charles C. Walcutt, [Stephen Crane: Naturalist]
915
Edwidge Danticat
A Wall of Fire Rising
207(12)
Andre Dubus
The Intruder
219(9)
Ralph Ellison
King of the Bingo Game
228(8)
Related: Ellison, An Interview
849
Louise Erdrich
Matchimanito
236(13)
William Faulkner
Barn Burning
249(13)
A Rose for Emily
262(7)
Related: Faulkner, An Interview
852
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Babylon Revisited
269(16)
Richard Ford
Great Falls
285(12)
Related: Ford on Bharati Mukherjee's The Management of Grief
896
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World
297(5)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper
302(12)
Nadine Gordimer
A Soldier's Embrace
314(11)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Young Goodman Brown
325(10)
Related: Edgar Allan Poe, Review of Hawthorne's Twice Told Tales
907
Ernest Hemingway
Hills Like White Elephants
335(5)
Related: Frederick Busch on Hills Like White Elephants
893
Hemingway, An Interview
856
Zora Neale Hurston
The Conscience of the Court
340(11)
James Joyce
Araby
351(4)
The Dead
355(31)
Related: C. C. Loomis, Jr., Structure and Sympathy in Joyce's ``The Dead''
901
Franz Kafka
The Metamorphosis
386(32)
A Hunger Artist
418(8)
Related: Stanley Corngold, Kafka's The Metamorphosis: Metamorphosis of the Metaphor
894
Kafka, Letter to Max Brod
859
Yasunari Kawabata
The White Horse
426(3)
Jamaica Kincaid
Girl
429(2)
D. H. Lawrence
The Horse Dealer's Daughter
431(12)
The Rocking Horse Winner
443(11)
Related: Lawrence, Why the Novel Matters
860
Ursula K. Le Guin
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
454(5)
Bernard Malamud
Angel Levine
459(8)
Thomas Mann
Disorder and Early Sorrow
467(23)
Related: Mann, Letter to Paul Amann
862
Katherine Mansfield
Bliss
490(10)
Bobbie Ann Mason
Shiloh
500(11)
Guy De Maupassant
An Adventure in Paris
511(6)
Related: Maupassant, The Novel
862
James Alan Mcpherson
Why I Like Country Music
517(12)
Herman Melville
Bartleby, the Scrivener
529(27)
Related: Leo Marx, Melville's Parable of the Walls
905
Bharati Mukherjee
The Management of Grief
556(13)
Related: Richard Ford on The Management of Grief
896
Mukherjee, A Fout-Hundred-Year-Old Woman
864
Alice Munro
Royal Beatings
569(17)
Related: Munro, What Is Real?
866
Vladimir Nabokov
Signs and Symbols
586(5)
Joyce Carol Oates
How I Contemplated the World from the Detroit House of Correction and Began My Life Over Again
591(12)
Related: Oatesx, The Art and Craft of Revision
869
Tim O'Brien
The Things They Carried
603(13)
Flannery O'Connor
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
616(11)
Everything That Rises Must Converge
627(12)
Related: O'Connor, The Nature and Aim of Fiction
870(44)
Lee Smith on A Good Man Is Hard to Find
914
Frank O'Connor
Guests of the Nation
639(9)
Related: Edward P. Jones on Guests of the Nation
900
Tillie Olsen
O Yes
648(13)
Edgar Allan Poe
The Fall of the House of Usher
661(14)
Related: Poe, The Philosophy of Composition
871(36)
Poe, Review of Hawthorne's Twice Told Tales
907(9)
Richard Wilbur, The House of Poe
916
Katherine Anne Porter
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
675(7)
Related: Porter, An Interview
872
Philip Roth
The Conversion of the Jews
682(11)
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Gimpel the Fool
693(11)
John Steinbeck
The Chrysanthemums
704(8)
Amy Tan
Rules of the Game
712(8)
James Thurber
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
720(5)
Related: Thurber, An Interview
875
Leo Tolstoy
The Death of Ivan Ilych
725(40)
Related: Gary Saul Morson, The Reader as Voyeur: Tolstoi and the Poetics of Didactic Fiction
907
Tolstoy, What Is Art?
876
John Updike
A & P
765(6)
Related: Updike, Accepting the Howells Medal
879
Helena Maria Viramontes
The Moths
771(5)
Alice Walker
Everyday Use
776(7)
Robert Penn Warren
Blackberry Winter
783(16)
Eudora Welty
A Worn Path
799(7)
Related: Susan Dodd on a Worn Path
895
Welty, An Interview
880
William Carlos Williams
The Use of Force
806(4)
Tobias Wolff
In the Garden of the North American Martyrs
810(9)
Virginia Woolf
Kew Gardens
819(6)
Richard Wright
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
825(10)
Writers on Writing
835(47)
Margaret Atwood
Why Do You Write?
836(1)
Toni Cade Bambara
What Is It I Think I'm Doing Anyhow?
836(1)
Richard Bausch
Letter to a Young Writer
837(3)
Raymond Carver
From On Writing
840(3)
Anton Chekhov
Letter to D.V. Grigorovich, March 28, 1886
843(2)
Letter to A. S. Suvorin, October 27, 1888
844(1)
Joseph Conrad
Preface to The Nigger of the ``Narcissus''
845(3)
Letter to Barrett H. Clark, May 14, 1918
848(1)
Stephen Crane
Letter to John Northern Hiliard, February 1895 [?]
849(1)
Ralph Ellison
An Interview
849(3)
William Faulkner
An Interview
852(4)
Ernest Hemingway
An Interview
856(3)
Franz Kafka
Letter to Max Brod, July 5, 1922
859(1)
D. H. Lawrence
Why the Novel Matters
860(2)
Thomas Mann
Letter to Paul Amann, September 10, 1915
862(1)
Guy De Maupassant
The Novel
862(2)
Bharati Mukherjee
A Four-Hundred-Year-Old Woman
864(2)
Alice Munro
What Is Real?
866(3)
Joyce Carol Oates
The Art and Craft of Revision
869(1)
Flannery O'Connor
The Nature and Aim of Fiction
870(1)
Edgar Allan Poe
The Philosophy of Composition
871(1)
Katherine Anne Porter
An Interview
872(3)
James Thurber
An Interview
875(1)
Leo Tolstoy
What Is Art?
876(3)
John Updike
Accepting the Howells Medal
879(1)
Eudora Welty
An Interview
880(2)
Writing Fiction
882(10)
Reviews and Commentaries
892(26)
Andrea Barrett
Willa Cather's ``Paul's Case''
892(1)
Frederick Busch
Ernest Hemingway's ``Hills Like White, Elephants''
893(1)
Stanley Corngold
Kafka's The Metamorphosis: Metamorphosis of the Metaphor
894(1)
Susan Dodd
Eudora Welty's ``A Worn Path''
895(1)
Richard Ford
Bharati Mukherjee's ``The Management of Grief''
896(1)
Allan Gurganus
Stephen Crane's ``The Open Boat''
897(2)
Barry Hannah
Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness
899(1)
Edward P. Jones
Frank O'Connor's ``Guests of the Nation''
900(1)
C. C. Loomis, Jr.
Structure and Sympathy in Joyce's ``The Dead''
901(4)
Leo Marx
Melville's Parable of the Walls
905(2)
Gary Saul Morson
The Reader as Voyeur: Tolstoi and the Poetics of Didactic Fiction
907(1)
Edgar Allan Poe
Review of Hawthorne's Twice Told Tales
907(2)
C. P. Sarvan
Racism and the Heart of Darkness
909(5)
Lee Smith
Flannery O'Connor's ``A Good Man Is Hard to Find''
914(1)
Charles C. Walcutt
[Stephen Crane: Naturalist]
915(1)
Richard Wilbur
From The House of Poe
916(2)
Glossary of Critical Terms 918(7)
Permissions Acknowledgments 925(6)
Index of Titles 931


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