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The Art of the Short Story 1th edition




Authors:Dana Gioia, R. S. Gwynn

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The Art of the Short Story 1 Edition About the Authors. I. INTRODUCTION. The Art of the Short Story. II. STORIES.   CHINUA ACHEBE, NIGERIAN. Dead Men's Path. Author's Perspective: Achebe on Modern Africa as the Crossroads of Culture.   SHERWOOD ANDERSON, AMERICAN. Hands. Author's Perspective: Anderson on Words Not Plot Give Form to a Short Story.   MARGARET ATWOOD, CANADIAN. Happy Endings. Author's Perspective: Atwood on the Canadian Identity.   JAMES BALDWIN, AMERICAN. Sonny's Blues. Author's Perspective: Baldwin on Race and the African-American Writer.   JORGE LUIS BORGES, ARGENTINE. The Garden of Forking Paths. Author's Perspective: Borges on Literature as Experience.   ALBERT CAMUS, FRENCH, Born in Algeria. The Guest. Author's Perspective: Camus on Revolution and Repression in Algeria.   RAYMOND CARVER, AMERICAN. Cathedral. A Small Good Thing. Author's Perspective: Carver on Commonplace but Precise Language.   WILLA CATHER, AMERICAN. Paul's Case. Author's Perspective: Cather on Art as the Process of Simplification.   JOHN CHEEVER, AMERICAN. The Swimmer. Author's Perspective: Cheever on Why I Write Short Stories.   ANTON CHEKHOV, RUSSIAN. The Lady with the Pet Dog. Misery. Author's Perspective: Chekhov on Natural Description and “The Center of Gravity.”   KATE CHOPIN, AMERICAN. The Storm. The Story of an Hour. Author's Perspective: Chopin on Her Writing Method.   SANDRA CISNEROS, AMERICAN. Barbie-Q. Author's Perspective: Cisneros on Style.   JOSEPH CONRAD, POLISH, Naturalized British. The Secret Sharer. Author's Perspective: Conrad on the Condition of Art.   STEPHEN CRANE, AMERICAN. The Open Boat. Author's Perspective: Crane on The Sinking of the Commodore.   RALPH ELLISON, AMERICAN. A Party Down at the Square. Author's Perspective: Ellison on Race and Fiction.   WILLIAM FAULKNER, AMERICAN. Barn Burning. A Rose for Emily. Author's Perspective: Faulkner on The Human Heart in Conflict with Itself.   F. SCOTT FITZGERALD, AMERICAN. Babylon Revisited. Author's Perspective: Fitzgerald on His Own Literary Aims.   GUSTAVE FLAUBERT, FRENCH. A Simple Heart. Author's Perspective: Flaubert on the Labor of Style.   GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, COLOMBIAN. A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings. Author's Perspective: García Márquez on His Beginnings as a Writer.   CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN (1860-1935), AMERICAN. The Yellow Wallpaper. Author's Perspective: Gilman on Why I Wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper.”   NIKOLAI GOGOL, RUSSIAN. The Overcoat. Author's Perspective: Gogol on Realism.   NADINE GORDIMER, SOUTH AFRICAN. A Company of Laughing Faces. Author's Perspective: Gordimer on How the Short Story Differs from the Novel.   NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, AMERICAN. Young Goodman Brown. The Birthmark. Author's Perspective: Hawthorne on the Public Failure of His Early Stories.   ERNEST HEMINGWAY, AMERICAN. A Clean Well-Lighted Place. Author's Perspective: Hemingway on One True Sentence.   ZORA NEALE HURSTON, AMERICAN. Sweat. Author's Perspective: Hurston on Eatonville When You Look at It.   SHIRLEY JACKSON (1919-1965), AMERICAN. The Lottery. Author's Perspective: Jackson on the Public Reception of the Lottery.   HENRY JAMES, AMERICAN. The Real Thing. Author's Perspective: James on the Mirror of a Consciousness.   HA JIN, BORN IN CHINA, Resident

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