Fiction: A Pocket Anthology (7th Revised edition)

Fiction: A Pocket Anthology (7th Revised edition)

By: R. S. Gwynn (author)Paperback

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A perfect alternative to massive fiction anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of 44 short stories from the past three centuries provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the study of fiction. Chronologically organized, the anthology includes classic tales from 19th century authors like Hawthorne, Poe, Jewett, and de Maupassant; 20th century gems by Hawthorne, Irving, Poe, Cather, Hurston, Faulkner, O'Connor, and Richard Wright, among others; and admired stories from contemporary authors like Alice Walker, Jamaica Kincaid, Sherman Alexie, and Jhumpa Lahiri-reflecting a diverse range of writers and styles.

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About Author

R. S. Gwynn has edited several other books, including Drama: A Pocket Anthology; Poetry: A Pocket Anthology; Literature: A Pocket Anthology; Inside Literature: Reading, Responding, Writing (with Steven Zani); The Art of the Short Story (with Dana Gioia); and Contemporary American Poetry: A Pocket Anthology (with April Lindner). He has also authored five collections of poetry, including No Word of Farewell: Selected Poems, 1970-2000.He has been awarded the Michael Braude Award for verse from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Gwynn is University Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780134053295
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9780134053295
  • weight: 567
  • ISBN10: 013405329X
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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