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Introduction to the Short Story

Introduction to the Short Story - 4th edition

Introduction to the Short Story - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780867092912

ISBN10: 0867092912

Introduction to the Short Story by Robert W. Boynton - ISBN 9780867092912
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Introduction to the Short Story by Robert W. Boynton - ISBN 9780867092912

ISBN13: 9780867092912

ISBN10: 0867092912

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 92

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Summary

A classic since its original publication twenty-five years ago, Introduction to the Short Story is now revised and expanded, with the addition of six stories new to this fourth edition. The text opens with a new section devoted to examining how readers of short stories--or any kind of literature--can, and do, approach such reading.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Three Ways In *The Liar, Tobias Wolff *Everyday Use, Alice Walker *Dance of the Happy Shades, Alice Munro A Baker's Dozen Sixteen, Jessamyn West A Sense of Shelter, John Updike The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, James Thurber The Cask of Amontillado, Edgar Allan Poe *The Management of Grief, Bharati Mukherjee The Rocking-Horse Winner, D. H. Lawrence The Use of Force, William Carlos Williams *A Poetics for Bullies, Stanley Elkin Flight, John Steinbeck Battle Royal, Ralph Ellison The Boat, Alistair MacLeod *Sonny's Blues, James Baldwin Sun and Shadow, Ray Bradbury An Analysis of Form The Catbird Seat, James Thurber PLOT. First Confession, Frank O'Connor CHARACTER. POINT OF VIEW. The Lottery, Shirley Jackson TONE. SETTING. THEME.