Fiction 100

Fiction 100 : An Anthology of Short Fiction

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For courses such as Introduction to the Short Story, Introduction to Fiction, and Creative Writing: Fiction.A collection of carefully chosen, interesting stories with literary merit, Fiction 100 offers instructors the flexibility to organize their courses in a format that best suits their pedagogical needs as well as their preferred teaching style. Intended to ignite students' curiosity, imagination, and intelligence, the stories in this text-anthology represent a wide variety of subject matter, theme, literary technique and style. International in scope, Fiction 100 illustrates the development of short fiction from the early 19th Century to the present day, and features both traditional and contemporary works. Alphabetically organized by author, the 9th Edition is one of the largest anthologies of its kind, with 129 short stories; 20 of which are new.
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  • Paperback | 1552 pages
  • 104.14 x 167.64 x 35.56mm | 68.04g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 9th edition
  • 23 cm.
  • 0130143286
  • 9780130143280

Table of contents

His Women, Alice Adams. I Want to Know Why, Sherwood Anderson. Sonny's Blues, James Baldwin. The Lesson, Toni Cade Bambara. Cortes and Montezuma, Donald Barthelme. Antlers, Rick Bass. Janus, Ann Beattie. Looking for Mr. Green, Saul Bellow. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, Ambrose Bierce. The Demon Lover, Elizabeth Bowen. Astronomer's Wife, Kay Boyle. August 2002: Night Meeting, Ray Bradbury. The Guest, Albert Camus. Cathedral, I Could See the Smallest Things, What We Talk about When We Talk about Love, Raymond Carver. The Country Husband, John Cheever. The Darling, The Lady with the Dog, Anton Chekhov. Appetites, Kathryn Chetkovich. Athenaise: A Story of a Temperament, The Storm, The Story of an Hour, Kate Chopin. Witness for the Prosecution, Agatha Christie. The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, Samuel L. Clemens. My First Kill, Art Coelho. A Country Wedding, Laurie Colwin. Heart of Darkness, The Secret Sharer, Youth, Joseph Conrad. The Blue Hotel, The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky, Stephen Crane. A Scandal in Bohemia, Arthur Conan Doyle. King of the Bingo Game, Ralph Ellison. Mauser, Louise Erdrich. Barn Burning, A Rose for Emily, William Faulkner. Winter Dreams, F. Scott Fitzgerald. Rock Springs, Richard Ford. A New England Nun, Mary Wilkins Freeman. Aura, Carlos Fuentes. A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. If I Were a Man, The Yellow Wall-Paper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman. A Jury of Her Peers, Susan Glaspell. Dream Children, Gail Godwin. The Overcoat, Nikolai Gogol. Home, Nadine Gordimer. We, Mary Grimm. The Three Strangers, Thomas Hardy. Tennessee's Partner, Bret Harte. My Kinsman, Major Molineux; Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hills Like White Elephants, Ernest Hemingway. How to Talk to a Hunter, Pam Houston. Spunk, Zora Neale Hurston. Trying to Save Piggy Sneed, John Irving. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle, Washington Irving, The Lottery, Shirley Jackson. Four Meetings, The Real Thing, Henry James. A White Heron, Sarah Orne Jewett. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Dorothy M. Johnson. Araby, The Dead, James Joyce. Sunday in the Park, Bel Kaufman. The Tip-Top Club, What Did We Do Wrong? Garrison Keillor. The Man in the Black Suit, Stephen King. Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa, W.P. Kinsella. They, Rudyard Kipling. We Are Not in This Together, William Kittredge. Haircut, Ring Lardner. The Horse Dealer's Daughter, D.H. Lawrence. Horse Camp, Ursula K. Le Guin. Wine, Doris Lessing. The Magic Barrel, Bernard Malamud. Death in Venice, Thomas Mann. Her First Ball, Miss Brill, Katherine Mansfield. Shiloh, Bobbie Ann Mason. The Necklace, Rust, Guy de Maupassant. Bartleby the Scrivener, The Lightning-Rod Man, Herman Melville. Lust, Susan Minot. Meneseteung, A Real Life, Alice Munro. Four Summers; Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Joyce Carol Oates. A Good Man Is Hard to Find, Flannery O'Connor. Guests of the Nation, Frank O'Connor. I Stand Here Ironing, Tillie Olson. Big Blonde, Dorothy Parker. Surprise!, Robert Phillips. The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Purloined Letter, Edgar Allan Poe. The Grave, Katherine Anne Porter. Coach, Mary Robison. Nadine at 35: A Synopsis, Jo Sapp. The Girls in Their Summer Dresses, Irwin Shaw. Yellow Woman, Leslie Marmon Silko. Gimpel the Fool, Isaac Bashevis Singer. The Chrysanthemums, John Steinbeck. Brooksmith by Henry James, Daniel Stern. A Little Burst, Elizabeth Strout. No One's A Mystery, Elizabeth Tallent. Young Girl's Wish, Amy Tan. The Death of Ivan Ilych, Leo Tolstoy. Ten Miles West of Venus, Judy Troy. The Country Doctor, Ivan Turgenev. A&P, Here Come t4he Maples, Separating, John Updike. To Hell with Dying, Alice Walker. Why I Live at the P.O. Eudora Welty. Wherever That Great Heart May Be, W.D. Wetherell. The Columbus School for Girls, Liza Wieland. Taking Care, Joy Williams. The Use of Force, William Carlos Williams. The Golden Darters, Elizabeth Winthrop. Nightingale, Say Yes, Tobias Wolff. The Man Who Was Almost a Man, Richard Wright. Love Letters, Patricia Zelver. Biographical Notes. A Short Story Handbook. Chronological Table of Contents. Credits.
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