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Short Fiction

Short Fiction

(1989)
Classic and Contemporary
A collection of stories by

 


This book is an exceptionally wide-ranging alphabetically arranged collection of stories spanning all genres of short fiction. It includes myth, fairy tale, humor, western, detective, Magic Realism, gothic, fantasy, folktale, and film. This edition presents a wide variety of selections by writers from diverse backgrounds that represent a true cross-section of the population and represent a broader, more current selection of contemporary fiction.

Features a variety of relatively new writers and some older writers whose work is gaining new audiences: T. C. Boyle, Alice Carey, Oscar Cesares, Charles Chetnutt, E. M Forster, Nikolai Leskov, Mary McCarthy, Jonathan Nolan, Dorothy Parker, Banana Yoshimoto, and Anzia Yezierska. Includes new works to the context readings essays or excerpts from non-fiction section: by Walter Benjamin, Raymond Carver, E.M. Forester, and Joyce Carol Oates, all great critics and theorists of narrative. Stresses women writers, writers of color, and gay and lesbian writers:includes works by Isabel Allande, Sandra Cisneros, Ana Castillo, Leslie Dick, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mary Gaitskill, Susan Glaspell, Gish Jen, Mary Shelley, Leslie Marmon Silko, Susan Sontag, Jeanette Winterson, Sherman Alexie, Julio Cortazar, Carlos Fuentes, Ernest J. Gaines, Dagoberto Gilb, Hanif Kureishi, Tomas Rivera, Salman Rushdie and more.

For literature and film enthusiasts.

 
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Paperback Editions

February 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Short Fiction: Classic and Contemporary
Author(s): Charles H Bohner, Lyman Grant
ISBN: 0-13-191675-0 / 978-0-13-191675-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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June 2001 : USA Paperback
Title: Short Fiction: Classic and Contemporary
Author(s): Charles H Bohner, Lyman Grant
ISBN: 0-13-040683-X / 978-0-13-040683-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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October 1998 : USA Paperback
Title: Short Fiction (4th Edition)
Author(s): Charles H Bohner, Dean Dougherty
ISBN: 0-13-460049-5 / 978-0-13-460049-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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September 1989 : USA Paperback
Title: Short Fiction: Classic and Contemporary
Author(s): Bohner Charles H
ISBN: 0-13-809229-X / 978-0-13-809229-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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September 1993 : USA Paperback
Title: Short Fiction:Classic & Contemporary: Classic and Contemporary
Author(s): Charles H Bohner
ISBN: 0-13-146051-X / 978-0-13-146051-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prentice-Hall
Availability: Amazon UK   



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