Fiction: A Pocket Anthology

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R. S. Gwynn
Pearson/Longman, May 1, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 457 pages
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The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, inexpensive, and diverse collection of 42 short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction.Chronologically organized, the diverse selection includes the discipline's most popular short stories.  An “Introduction to Fiction” provides an overview of the genre, defining key literary terms in context.  “Writing about Fiction” offers instruction for writing essays and covers MLA style citation.  Biographical headnotes highlight common themes and ideas in the author’s body of work.  Individuals who want a brief overview of the study of poetry.

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User Review  - jpaulett - LibraryThing

This is the source book for my creative writing class. It is a very good collection of short stories and it provides a great resource for writers trying to learn the form. Read full review

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User Review  - marck - LibraryThing

Read for a class on reading and writing fiction, this is your basic collection of short stories, most well-known, spanning a period from the late 19th through the late 20th centuries. Particular ... Read full review


Writing About Short Fiction
Nathaniel Hawthorne 18041864

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About the author (2006)

Gwynn teaches English Liturature at Lamar University.

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