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Cengage Advantage Books: A Pocketful of Prose: Vintage Short Fiction, Volume II, Revised Edition

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Save money with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: POCKETFUL OF PROSE: VINTAGE SHORT FICTION, VOLUME II, REVISED EDITION! An inexpensive alternative to the more expensive anthologies, this slim volume contains only the essentials of the most familiar and most taught favorites. The Quick and Easy Guide for Critical Reading, located conveniently for easy access, contains questions that center your study of the works in the book and also serve as a useful guide for reading any work, in or outside of class.


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A Word from the Editor to Students and Teachers. 1. "The Lottery," by Shirley Jackson. 2. "I'm a Fool," by Sherwood Anderson. 3. "Miss Brill," by Katherine Mansfield. 4. "Gimpel the Fool," by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Author's Note on His Collected Stores. 5. "First Confession," by Frank O'Connor. 6. "Everyday Use," by Alice Walker. 7. "I Stand Here Ironing," by Tillie Olsen. 8. "The Tell-Tale Heart," by Edgar Allen Poe. 9. "The Yellow Wallpaper," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Linda Wagner-Martin Example of a Short but Complete Essay on a Story. 10. "Rape Fantasies," by Margaret Atwood. 11. "Once Upon a Time," by Nadine Gordimer. 12. "Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street," by Herman Melville. 13. "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World: A Tale for Children," by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 14. "A Hunger Artist," by Franz Kafka. 15. "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," by Stephen Crane. 16. "The Found Boat,' Alice Munro. 17. "A Small, Good Thing," by Raymond Carver. 18. "The Story of an Hour," by Kate Chopin. Emily Toth, Kate Chopin Thinks Back Through Her Mothers: Three Stories by Kate Chopin. 19. "A Jury of Her Peers," by Susan Glaspell. Susan Glaspell's Adaptation of " A Jury of Her Peers" as a Play, TRIFLES. 20. "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," by Ernest Hemmingway. Ernest Hemingway on His Early Fiction: Passages from His Memoir A MOVEABLE FEAST and the letters. 21. "The Catbird Seat," by James Thurber. 22. "A Worn Path," by Eudora Welty. 23. "Barn Burning," by William Faulkner. 24. "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall," by Katherine Anne Porter. Joan Givner Provides a Biographical Context. Considerations as You Read. Review Questions That Apply to Most Fiction. Other Fiction by These Authors. Credits.

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A Word from the Editor to Students and Teachers. 1. "The Lottery," by Shirley Jackson. 2. "I'm a Fool," by Sherwood Anderson. 3. "Miss Brill," by Katherine Mansfield. 4. "Gimpel the Fool," by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Author's Note on His Collected Stores. 5. "First Confession," by Frank O'Connor. 6. "Everyday Use," by Alice Walker. 7. "I Stand Here Ironing," by Tillie Olsen. 8. "The Tell-Tale Heart," by Edgar Allen Poe. 9. "The Yellow Wallpaper," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Linda Wagner-Martin Example of a Short but Complete Essay on a Story. 10. "Rape Fantasies," by Margaret Atwood. 11. "Once Upon a Time," by Nadine Gordimer. 12. "Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street," by Herman Melville. 13. "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World: A Tale for Children," by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 14. "A Hunger Artist," by Franz Kafka. 15. "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," by Stephen Crane. 16. "The Found Boat,' Alice Munro. 17. "A Small, Good Thing," by Raymond Carver. 18. "The Story of an Hour," by Kate Chopin. Emily Toth, Kate Chopin Thinks Back Through Her Mothers: Three Stories by Kate Chopin. 19. "A Jury of Her Peers," by Susan Glaspell. Susan Glaspell's Adaptation of " A Jury of Her Peers" as a Play, TRIFLES. 20. "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," by Ernest Hemmingway. Ernest Hemingway on His Early Fiction: Passages from His Memoir A MOVEABLE FEAST and the letters. 21. "The Catbird Seat," by James Thurber. 22. "A Worn Path," by Eudora Welty. 23. "Barn Burning," by William Faulkner. 24. "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall," by Katherine Anne Porter. Joan Givner Provides a Biographical Context. Considerations as You Read. Review Questions That Apply to Most Fiction. Other Fiction by These Authors. Credits.
EAN: 9781413015607
ISBN: 1413015603
Untertitel: 'Thomson Advantage Books'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HEINLE & HEINLE PUBL INC
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2005
Seitenanzahl: 368 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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