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The Story and Its Writer: An Introduction to Short Fiction

by Ann Charters (Editor)

Other authors: Abe Akira (Contributor), Chinua Achebe (Contributor), Sherman Alexie (Contributor), Paula Gunn Allen (Contributor), Woody Allen (Contributor)91 more, Isabel Allende (Contributor), Dorothy Allison (Contributor), Robert Altman (Contributor), Julia Alvarez (Contributor), Martin Amis (Contributor), Sherwood Anderson (Contributor), Margaret Atwood (Contributor), Isaac Babel (Contributor), James Baldwin (Contributor), Toni Cade Bambara (Contributor), Russell Banks (Contributor), John Barth (Contributor), Donald Barthelme (Contributor), Rosalie Murphy Baum (Contributor), Ann Beattie (Contributor), Samuel Beckett (Contributor), Gina Berriault (Contributor), Wayne C. Booth (Contributor), Tadeusz Borowski (Contributor), Leslie Brill (Contributor), Robert H. Brinkmeyer (Contributor), Italo Calvino (Contributor), Albert Camus (Contributor), Ethan Canin (Contributor), Angela Carter (Contributor), Charles Chesnutt (Contributor), Sandra Cisneros (Contributor), Robert Coles (Contributor), Julio Cortázar (Contributor), Junot Díaz (Contributor), Don DeLillo (Contributor), Anthony Di Renzo (Contributor), Richard Ellmann (Contributor), Mary Gaitskill (Contributor), Tess Gallagher (Contributor), Mavis Gallant (Contributor), Gabriel García Márquez (Contributor), Sandra M. Gilbert (Contributor), Susan Gubar (Contributor), Janice H. Harris (Contributor), Bessie Head (Contributor), Carolyn G. Heilbrun (Contributor), Amy Hempel (Contributor), James Hillman (Contributor), Washington Irving (Contributor), Corinne Jacker (Contributor), Gustav Janouch (Contributor), Gish Jen (Contributor), Tom Jenks (Contributor), Charles Johnson (Contributor), W. P. Kinsella (Contributor), Olga Knipper (Contributor), Margaret Laurence (Contributor), Ursula Le Guin (Contributor), Leslie Lee (Contributor), Simon O. Lesser (Contributor), Clarice Lispector (Contributor), Lu Xun (Contributor), Ellen McCracken (Contributor), Dorothy Tuck McFarland (Contributor), J. Hillis Miller (Contributor), Lorrie Moore (Contributor), Bharati Mukherjee (Contributor), Vladimir Nabokov (Contributor), J. C. C. Nachtigal (Contributor), Tim O'Brien (Contributor), Julián Olivares (Contributor), Jay Parini (Contributor), William Sydney Porter (Contributor), V. S. Pritchett (Contributor), Alvina E. Quintana (Contributor), Philip Roth (Contributor), Gabrielle Roy (Contributor), Peter Rudy (Contributor), Salman Rushdie (Contributor), Edward Said (Contributor), Arthur M. Saltzman (Contributor), Carol Shields (Contributor), Leslie Marmon Silko (Contributor), John Simon (Contributor), Jane Smiley (Contributor), Susan Sontag (Contributor), Gertrude Stein (Contributor), Amy Tan (Contributor), Lionel Trilling (Contributor), Henri Troyat (Contributor), Helena María Viramontes (Contributor), Kurt Vonnegut (Contributor), John Edgar Wideman (Contributor), Tobias Wolff (Contributor), Marc Zimmerman (Contributor)

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  CPI | Jul 29, 2016 |
An excellent short fiction anthology which includes insightful and entertaining commentary from thirty-five of the eighty-four authors represented. ( )
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Charters, AnnEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Abe AkiraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Achebe, ChinuaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alexie, ShermanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, Paula GunnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, WoodyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allende, IsabelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allison, DorothyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Altman, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alvarez, JuliaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Amis, MartinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, SherwoodContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Atwood, MargaretContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Babel, IsaacContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baldwin, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bambara, Toni CadeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Banks, RussellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barth, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barthelme, DonaldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baum, Rosalie MurphyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beattie, AnnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beckett, SamuelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Berriault, GinaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Booth, Wayne C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Borowski, TadeuszContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brill, LeslieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brinkmeyer, Robert H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Calvino, ItaloContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Camus, AlbertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Canin, EthanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carter, AngelaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chesnutt, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cisneros, SandraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coles, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cortázar, JulioContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Díaz, JunotContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
DeLillo, DonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Di Renzo, AnthonyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ellmann, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gaitskill, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gallagher, TessContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gallant, MavisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
García Márquez, GabrielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gilbert, Sandra M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gubar, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harris, Janice H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Head, BessieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Heilbrun, Carolyn G.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hempel, AmyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hillman, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Irving, WashingtonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jacker, CorinneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Janouch, GustavContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jen, GishContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jenks, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kinsella, W. P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Knipper, OlgaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Laurence, MargaretContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Le Guin, UrsulaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lee, LeslieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lesser, Simon O.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lispector, ClariceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lu XunContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCracken, EllenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McFarland, Dorothy TuckContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, J. HillisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, LorrieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mukherjee, BharatiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nabokov, VladimirContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nachtigal, J. C. C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Brien, TimContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Olivares, JuliánContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Parini, JayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Porter, William SydneyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pritchett, V. S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Quintana, Alvina E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roth, PhilipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roy, GabrielleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rudy, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rushdie, SalmanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Said, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Saltzman, Arthur M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shields, CarolContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Silko, Leslie MarmonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Simon, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smiley, JaneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sontag, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stein, GertrudeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tan, AmyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Trilling, LionelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Troyat, HenriContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Viramontes, Helena MaríaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vonnegut, KurtContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wideman, John EdgarContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wolff, TobiasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Zimmerman, MarcContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Ann Charters has an acute sense of which stories work most effectively in the classroom and knows that writers, not editors, have the most interesting and useful things to say about the making and the meaning of fiction. For those who want a smaller, less expensive anthology, the compact edition of The Story and Its Writer is the most comprehensive, diverse -- the best-selling -- introduction to fiction available, notable for its student appeal as well as its quality and range. To complement the stories, Charters includes her lasting innovation: an array of the writers' own commentaries on the craft and traditions of fiction. For in-depth, illustrated studies of particular writers, her Casebooks provide unparalleled opportunities for discussion and writing.
 
For a shorter, more affordable option, the compact edition offers all the editorial features of the full edition with about half the stories and commentaries.

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