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Short Fiction: Classic and Contemporary

by Charles H. Bohner

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Short Story Titles: Roses, Rhododendron; I Want to Know Why; Jonah; Seeing Mrs. Landers; Rape Fantasies; The Story of My Dovecot; Sonny's Blues; The Lesson; My Mother's Memoirs, My Father's Lie, and Other True Stories; Lost in the Fun House; The Chosen Vessel; What Was Mine; An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge; Like a Bad Dream; The End of the Duel; Cathedral; Paul's Case; The Enormous Radio; The Darling; Gooseberries; The Lady with the Dog; The Story of an Hour; The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County; The Other Wife; The Secret Sharer; The Magic Poker; The Blue Hotel; The Open Boat; The Way up to Heaven; The Blue Jar; The Red-headed League; The Doctor; King of the Bingo Game; Dry September; A Rose for Emily; That Evening Sun; Babylon Revisited; Tuesday Siesta; The Yellow Wallpaper; The Overcoat; The Life of the Imagination; Two Gentle People; The Frog Prince; Argument and Persuasion; Tony Kytes, the Arch-deceiver; The Birthmark; Young Goodman Brown; Looking for Rain God; A Vermont Tale; Hills like White Elephant;s of Biddy and My Dad; Spunk; The Lottery; The Real Thing; A White Heron; Araby; A Hunger Artist; The Circling Hand; Mary Postgate; Not a Good Girl; Haircut; My Vocation; The Rocking-horse Winner; The Professor's Houses; One off the Short List; A Sunrise on the Veld; To Build a Fire; The Tree, a Rock, a Cloud; The Magic Barrel; A Dill Pickle; Miss Brill; The Outstation; The Necklace; Bartleby the Scrivener; Patriotism; You're Ugly, Too; Boys and Girls; The Passenger; Where Are You Going, Where You Been?; The Creature; The Things They Carried; Everything That Rises must Converge; A Good Man Is Hard to Find; Guests of the Nation; My Oedipus Complex; Do You like it Here?; I Stand Here Ironing; A Conversation with My Father; War; The Cask of Amontillado; The Fall of the House of Usher; Gretel; Flowering Judas; The Grave; The Valiant Woman; The Diver; The Conversion of the Jews; Various Temptations; I – 80 Nebraska, M.490 – M.205; Gimpel the Full; The Chrysanthemums; No One's a Mystery; A Pair of Tickets; The Catbird Seat; The Death of Ivan Ilych; The Tryst; A&P; The Verb to Kill; Roselily; To Hell with Dying; Blackberry Winter; Petrified Man; A Worn Path; The Other Two; Roman Fever; The Use of Force; Smokers; Kew Gardens; The Man Who Was Almost a Man; WRITERS ON WRITING: Why I Write; How to Tell a Story; Stephen Crane's Own Story; Let Me Tell a Story Now…; Biography of a Story; The Making of a Writer; on Her Own Work; The Brief Prose Tales; The Writing of Flowering Judas; The Old Artist: Notes on Mr. Sweet; Blackberry Winter: a Recollection; Is Phoenix Jackson's Grandson Really Dead?
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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, folktale, and film. This edition presents a wide variety of selections by writers from diverse backgrounds that represent a true cross-section of the population and represent a broader, more current selection of contemporary fiction. Features a variety of relatively new writers and some older writers whose work is gaining new audiences: T. C. Boyle, Alice Carey, Oscar Cesares, Charles Chetnutt, E. M Forster, Nikolai Leskov, Mary McCarthy, Jonathan Nolan, Dorothy Parker, Banana Yoshimoto, and Anzia Yezierska. Includes new works to the context readings essays or excerpts from non-fiction section: by Walter Benjamin, Raymond Carver, E.M. Forester, and Joyce Carol Oates, all great critics and theorists of narrative. Stresses women writers, writers of color, and gay and lesbian writers:includes works by Isabel Allande, Sandra Cisneros, Ana Castillo, Leslie Dick, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mary Gaitskill, Susan Glaspell, Gish Jen, Mary Shelley, Leslie Marmon Silko, Susan Sontag, Jeanette Winterson, Sherman Alexie, Julio Cortázar, Carlos Fuentes, Ernest J. Gaines, Dagoberto Gilb, Hanif Kureishi, Tomás Rivera, Salman Rushdie and more. For literature and film enthusiasts.

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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, folktale, and film. This edition presents a wide variety of selections by writers from diverse backgrounds that represent a true cross-section of the population and represent a broader, more current selection of contemporary fiction. Features a variety of relatively new writers and some older writers whose work is gaining new audiences: T. C. Boyle, Alice Carey, Oscar Cesares, Charles Chetnutt, E. M Forster, Nikolai Leskov, Mary McCarthy, Jonathan Nolan, Dorothy Parker, Banana Yoshimoto, and Anzia Yezierska. Includes new works to the context readings essays or excerpts from non-fiction section: by Walter Benjamin, Raymond Carver, E.M. Forester, and Joyce Carol Oates, all great critics and theorists of narrative. Stresses women writers, writers of color, and gay and lesbian writers:includes works by Isabel Allande, Sandra Cisneros, Ana Castillo, Leslie Dick, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mary Gaitskill, Susan Glaspell, Gish Jen, Mary Shelley, Leslie Marmon Silko, Susan Sontag, Jeanette Winterson, Sherman Alexie, Julio Cortázar, Carlos Fuentes, Ernest J. Gaines, Dagoberto Gilb, Hanif Kureishi, Tomás Rivera, Salman Rushdie and more. For literature and film enthusiasts.… (more)

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