Summary: W. W. Norton proudly announces the Seagull Readers, a new collection of the most frequently taught stories. Ideal for genre or introductory literature courses, the Seagull Readers offer a compact and affordable alternative to larger anthologies. Each volume includes a wide selection of both classic and contemporary works, as well as a thorough introduction to each genre and biographies of the authors.
An inexpensive and portable alternative to bulky anthologies, ...show moreThe Seagull Reader: Stories offers twnety-nine stories, from time honored favorites such as Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat" and William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" to contemporary classics such as Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried" and Alice Walker's "Everyday Use." The Seagull Reader: Stories is lightly supplemented by editorial apparatus, including an introduction to the major concepts of the genre, brief headnotes to each piece, annotations within stories where necessary, a glossary of terms, and biographical sketches of each author. ...show less