One of the most useful fiction anthologies in print, this collection provides a huge selection of short stories in a simple, uncluttered format. Its 118 works combine literary quality with a wide range of styles and cultural viewpoints. For purposes of comparison there are two selections each by twelve different authors and three selections each by four authors. The text's apparatus remains streamlined and practical. It includes biographical headnotes, discussion questions following each story, a chronological table of contents, and a concise Short Story Handbook with a full glossary of critical terms. This new edition contains updated reference material and 22 new selections, including works by Sherwood Anderson, Toni Cade Bambara, Donald Barthelme, Rick Bass, Agatha Christie, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Alice Munro, Elizabeth Tallent, and others.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 7th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023954922
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