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Story and Its Writer Compact: An Introduction to Short Fiction - 8th edition

Story and Its Writer Compact: An Introduction to Short Fiction (ISBN10: 0312596243; ISBN13: 9780312596248)
ISBN13: 978-0312596248
ISBN10: 0312596243

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ISBN10: 0312645120

Summary: Ann Charters has an acute sense of which stories work most effectively in the classroom and knows that writers, not editors, have the most interesting and useful things to say about the making and the meaning of fiction. For those who want a smaller, less expensive anthology, the compact edition of The Story and Its Writer is the most comprehensive, diverse - the best-selling - introduction to fiction available, notable for its student appeal as well as its quality a
nd range. To complement the stories, Charters includes her lasting innovation: an array of the writers' own commentaries on the craft and traditions of fiction. For in-depth, illustrated studies of particular writers, her Casebooks provide unparalleled opportunities for discussion and writing. For a shorter, more affordable option, the compact edition offers all the editorial features of the full edition with about half the stories and commentaries.
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Summary: Ann Charters has an acute sense of which stories work most effectively in the classroom and knows that writers, not editors, have the most interesting and useful things to say about the making and the meaning of fiction. For those who want a smaller, less expensive anthology, the compact edition of The Story and Its Writer is the most comprehensive, diverse - the best-selling - introduction to fiction available, notable for its student appeal as well as its quality and range. To complement the stories, Charters includes her lasting innovation: an array of the writers' own commentaries on the craft and traditions of fiction. For in-depth, illustrated studies of particular writers, her Casebooks provide unparalleled opportunities for discussion and writing. For a shorter, more affordable option, the compact edition offers all the editorial features of the full edition with about half the stories and commentaries. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 8TH 11
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 07/23/2010
International: No

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