The Art of the Short Story

The Art of the Short Story
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  • ISBN-13: 9780321363633
  • ISBN: 0321363639
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: Longman


Dana Gioia, R. S. Gwynn

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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 CISNERDana Gioia is the author of 'The Art of the Short Story', published 2005 under ISBN 9780321363633 and ISBN 0321363639.

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