9780393968330

The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction (Second Edition)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393968330

  • ISBN10:

    0393968332

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/17/1997
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

Sixteen new writers have been added, includingCharles Baxter, Ron Carlson, Sandra Cisneros, and Jamaica Kincaid,among others, as have useful biographical notes and bibliographies forall authors in the anthology.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix(4)
Acknowledgments xiii
ALICE ADAMS
Barcelona
1(4)
JULIA ALVAREZ
The Rudy Elmenhurst Story
5(11)
MARGARET ATWOOD
The Man from Mars
16(18)
DONALD BARTHELME
The Indian Uprising
34(7)
CHARLES BAXTER
Snow
41(10)
ANN BEATTIE
The Cinderella Waltz
51(17)
T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE
Descent of Man
68(10)
RON CARLSON
Blazo
78(24)
RAYMOND CARVER
Cathedral
102(14)
SANDRA CISNEROS
One Holy Night
116(7)
ROBERT COOVER
The Babysitter
123(25)
MARK COSTELLO
Murphy's Xmas
148(14)
ANDRE DUBUS
A Father's Story
162(19)
STUART DYBEK
Pet Milk
181(5)
LOUISE ERDRICH
Saint Marie
186(13)
RICHARD FORD
Rock Springs
199(19)
GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
218(6)
GEORGE GARRETT
An Evening Performance
224(8)
WILLIAM H. GASS
In the Heart of the Heart of the Country
232(23)
C. S. GODSHALK
The Wizard
255(15)
TOM HAWKINS
Putting a Child to Bed
270(3)
AMY HEMPEL
In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried
273(8)
PAM HOUSTON
Cowboys Are My Weakness
281(12)
CHARLES JOHNSON
Kwoon
293(12)
THOM JONES
The Black Lights
305(15)
JAMAICA KINCAID
Girl
320(2)
WILLIAM KOTZWINKLE
Follow the Eagle
322(4)
URSULA K. LE GUIN
The New Atlantis
326(22)
DAVID MADDEN
No Trace
348(19)
BOBBIE ANN MASON
Love Life
367(14)
SUSAN MINOT
Lust
381(9)
BHARATI MUKHERJEE
The Tenant
390(13)
ALICE MUNRO
Wild Swans
403(9)
JOYCE CAROL OATES
Bad Girls
412(16)
TIM O'BRIEN
The Things They Carried
428(16)
JONATHAN PENNER
Emotion Recollected in Tranquillity
444(8)
JAYNE ANNE PHILLIPS
Souvenir
452(14)
MARY ROBISON
Coach
466(14)
AMY TAN
Rules of the Game
480(10)
HUNTER S. THOMPSON
A Death in the Family
490(3)
JOHN UPDIKE
The Other
493(15)
GUY VANDERHAEGHE
Going to Russia
508(9)
ALICE WALKER
Everyday Use
517(8)
JOY WILLIAMS
Taking Care
525(10)
TOBIAS WOLFF
In the Garden of the North American Martyrs
535(12)
Biographical Sketches 547(7)
Permissions Acknowledgments 554

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