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Lives and moments : an introduction to short fiction

Author: Hans A Ostrom
Publisher: Fort Worth : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Organised according to four historical periods, this short story anthology offers a mix of works from classic, contemporary and popular fiction.

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans A Ostrom
ISBN: 0030303788 9780030303784 0030303745 9780030303746
OCLC Number: 21029987
Notes: Cover title: Lives & moments.
Description: xxvi, 950 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Alternate table of contents (chronological) --
Alternate table of contents (subject matter/theme) --
Technique : a checklist of stories --
The evolution of the short story : an introduction --
Writing about stories : an introduction --
Sample student essays --
Writing stories : an introduction --
Introduction to early voices --
The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe --
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Bartleby the scrivener : a story of Wall Street / Herman Melville --
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant --
Bezhin meadow / Ivan Turgenev --
The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy --
Gooseberries / Anton Chekhov --
The pupil / Henry James --
The story of an hour / Kate Chopin --
The yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
A scandal in Bohemia / Arthur Conan Doyle --
The gift of the Magi / O. Henry --
On account of a hat / Sholem Crane --
The secret sharer / Joseph Conrad --
Overview : additional questions for discussion and suggestions for writing. Introduction to modern voices --
Araby / James Joyce --
The horse dealer's daughter / D.H. Lawrence --
A clean, well-lighted place / Ernest Hemingway --
A hunger artist / Franz Kafka --
A rose for Emily / William Faulkner --
Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor --
War / Luigi Pirandello --
The supper / Tadeusz Borowski --
The black kimono / Aya Koda --
The egg / Sherwood Anderson --
The jilting of Granny Weatherall / Katherine Anne Porter --
Chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck --
Petrified man / Eudora Welty --
Paul's case : a study in temperament / Willa Cather --
King of the bingo game / Ralph Ellison --
On the road / Langston Hughes --
Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston --
The wrong pigeon / Raymond Chandler --
The fly / Katherine Mansfield --
The mole / Yasunari Kawabata --
Overview : additional questions for discussion and suggestions for writing. Introduction to contemporary voices --
A & P / John Updike --
Goodbye, my brother / John Cheever --
Insulation / Janet Frame --
Miles City, Montana / Alice Munro --
In the white night / Ann Beattie --
Yoneko's earthquake / Hisaye Yamamoto --
Doctor Jack-o'-lantern / Richard Yates --
The butterfly and the traffic light / Cynthia Ozick --
Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor --
The things they carried / Tim O'Brien --
Rape fantasies / Margaret Atwood --
2002 : night meeting / Ray Bradbury --
Aura / Carlos Fuentes --
Uncle Sven and the cultural revolution / Lars Gustafsson --
The Jewbird / Bernard Malamud --
My melancholy face / Heinrich Böll --
The author / Donald Barthelme --
The murder / Joyce Carol Oates --
The censors / Luisa Valenzuela --
The ghost children of Tacoma / Richard Brautigan --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
If there is justice / Amos Oz --
Everyday use / Alice Walker --
Errand / Raymond Carver --
Overview : additional questions for discussion and suggestions for writing. Introduction to emerging voices --
Snares / Louise Erdrich --
One whale, singing / Keri Hulme --
She didn't come home / Sue Grafton --
A daughter's heart / Susan Engberg --
Bess / Jayne Anne Phillips --
Civil engineer / Matt Ellison --
Back yard / Elsa Joubert --
The stolen party / Liliana Heker --
A Chagall story / Richard Cortez Day --
Each year grain / Shawn Hsu Wong --
Under the wheat / Rick Demarinis --
Graveyard shift / Stephen King --
A pair of glasses / Tess Gallagher --
The iguana killer / Alberto Alvaro Rios --
Death of a son / Njabulo Ndebele --
The wall-reader / Fiona Barr --
The street of the fathers / Sesshu Foster --
Fools crow / James Welch --
Our side of the fence and theirs / Gyanranjan --
The ventriloquist's dummy / Madeline DeFrees --
Bujak and the strong force / Martin Amis --
Overview : additional questions for discussion and suggestions for writing --
Biographical notes --
Glossary of literary and critical terms --
Selected checklist of anthologies, books on writing, collections of short fiction, magazines.
Other Titles: Lives & moments
Responsibility: [compiled by] Hans Ostrom.

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