Art of Short Fiction, The, Brief Edition

August 1, 2003|
Art of Short Fiction, The, Brief Edition by Gary Geddes
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The book is intended for courses in introduction to literature or composition in English at university and college.

The new, brief edition of The Art of Short Fiction is more than just a reduction of the successful bigger edition; it is in many ways a significant departure in approach and coverage. Professor Geddes has pared down the number of stories and has honed the international focus and centred the book more firmly on reading the short story. There is still a broad selection of critical writing: “Writers on Writing,” and each piece of fiction is still prefaced by the very informative notes on the author, all of which have been updated for this edition. The Instructor''s Manual, available to adopters, contains more discussion notes that will enrich each class.

Publisher's Preface. Gary Geddes, Introduction. Acknowledgements. Fiction. Chinua Achebe, The Sacrificial Egg. Ryunosuke Akutagawa, In a Grove. Margaret Atwood, Hairball. Ambrose Bierce, The Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. Clark Blaise, A Class of New Canadians. Jorge Luis Borges, The Book of Sand. Tadeusz Borowski, Thi...
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Title:Art of Short Fiction, The, Brief Edition
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 8.2 X 5.45 X 0.85 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 8.2 X 5.45 X 0.85 in
Published:August 1, 2003
Publisher:Pearson Education
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780201396171

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