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Fiction : an introduction to the short story

Author: Jane Bachman Gordon; Karen Kuehner
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : NTC/Contemporary Pub. Group, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Bachman Gordon; Karen Kuehner
ISBN: 0844259071 9780844259079 084425908X 9780844259086
OCLC Number: 39800740
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 774 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Intruder / Andre Dubus --
First confession / Frank O'Connor --
Sweat / Zora Neale hurston --
Lives of the saints / Gina Berriault --
Melancholy hussar of the German legion / Thomas Hardy --
After the war / Paul Theroux --
Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor --
Rose for Emily / William Faulkner. Chapter 2: Wedding gift / Thomas H. Raddall --
Borders / Thomas King --
Electric arrows / E. Anne Proulx --
Open boat / Stephen Crane --
Lesson / Toni Cade Bambara --
Pictures / Jane Helen Findlater --
Thistles in Sweden / William Maxwell. Chapter 3: Water-faucet vision / Gish Jen --
French exchange / Penelope lively --
Paul's case / Willa Cather --
Snow / Charles Baxter --
Desperate measures / Tess Gallagher --
Oui / Michael Dorris --
Bartlby, the scrivner : a story of Wall Street / Herman Melville --
Goodbye, my brother / John Cheever. Chapter 4: Tamar / Mark Helprin --
Like the Sun / R.K. Narayan --
Lemon tree billards house / Cedric Yamanaka --
Why I live at the P.O. / Eudora Welty --
When we were nearly young / Mavis Gallant --
Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates --
Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses / Joyce Carol Thomas --
Dorctor jack-o'-lantern / Richard Yates. Chapter 5: This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona / Sherman Alexie --
Roselily / Alice Walker --
Rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
Management of grief / Bharati Mukherjee --
Pigeon feathers / John Updike --
Secret sharer / Joseph Conrad --
Dead / James Joyce. Chapter 6: Holy cards / Tony Ardizzone --
Egg / Sherwood Anderson --
Bright winter / Anna Keesey --
Jilting of Granny Weatherall / Katherine Anne Porter --
Orientation / Daniel Orozco --
Significant moments in the life of my mother / Margaret Atwood --
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin. Casebook: Choice of butchers / William Trevor --
Timothy's birthday --
Ballroom of romance --
Torridge.
Responsibility: [edited by] Jane Bachman Gordon, Karen Kuehner.

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