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An introduction to fiction

Author: X J Kennedy; Dana Gioia
Publisher: New York : Longman, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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An Introduction to Fiction 8/e, is a collection of short stories-69 in all-which offers a wide ranging view of classic and contemporary writers.

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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: X J Kennedy; Dana Gioia
ISBN: 0321085310 9780321085313 0321085329 9780321085320
OCLC Number: 46937518
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxi, 843 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
To the instructor --
Fiction --
1. Reading a story --
2. Point of view --
3. Character --
4. Setting --
5. Tone and style --
6. Theme --
7. Symbol --
8. Evaluating a story --
9. Reading long stories and novels --
10. Two critical casebooks: Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver --
11. Stories for further reading --
Writing --
12. Writing about literature --
13. Writing about a story --
14. Critical approaches to literature --
Glossary of literary terms.
Responsibility: X.J. Kennedy, Dana Gioia.

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