Short Fiction: Classic and Contemporary

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-11-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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For undergraduate courses on The Short Story; Introduction to Fiction; and/or Introduction to Literature that use genre-specific books. This book is an exceptionally wide-ranging alphabetically arranged collection of stories spanning all genres of short fiction. It includes myth, fairy tale, humor, western, detective, Magic Realism, gothic, fantasy, and folktale. The selections total 137 stories by 113 writers.

Table of Contents

Dead Men's Path
Roses, Rhododendron
A Bicycle
I'm Working on My Charm
I Want to Know Why
Seeing Mrs
Rape Fantasies
Gertrude Talks Back
The Little Red Hen Tells Al
Sonny's Blues
The Lesson
My Mother's Memoirs
My Father's Lie
and Other True Stories
'III' from Three Simple Stories
Lost in the Funhouse
A City of Churches
The Chosen Vessel
What Was Mine
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
The End of the Duel
The Werewolf
Paul's Case
The Swimmer
The Darling
The Lady With the Dog
The Death of a Civil Servant
The Story of an Hour
A Respectable Woman
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
The Other Wife
The Secret Sharer
The Magic Poker
The Blue Hotel
The Open Boat
The Lover and the Tell- Tale
The Blue Jar
The Red-Headed League
The Doctor
King of the Bingo Game
Dry September
A Rose for Emily
A Scrap of Time
Babylon Revisited
Silence Dogood, No. 1
April Fish
Tuesday Siesta
The Yellow Wallpaper
The Overcoat
The Life of the Imagination
Two Gentle People
Argument and Persuasion
The Birthmark
Bessie Head
Looking for a Rain God
Vermont Tale
Hills Like White Elephants
Indian Camp
Who's Passing for Who?
Rip Van Winkle
The Lottery
The Real Thing
The White Heron
Search and Destroy
The Circling Hand
Not a Good Girl
My Vocation
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