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40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology

Author: Beverly Lawn

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319110428

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 544

View: 3916

40 Short Stories, part of the highly successful Bedford/St. Martin's portable series of anthologies and guides, continues to offer a diverse selection of classic and contemporary short fiction for a low price. Editorial features — such as instruction on how to write about fiction and a glossary of literary terms — are located in the back of the book so the focus can remain on the stories. The stories themselves are arranged chronologically to help students trace the evolution of the short story genre. This book's small size, low price, and versatility make it the perfect anthology for a variety of courses, including introduction to fiction, creative writing, introduction to literature, or literature-based composition.

Literature

A Portable Anthology

Author: Janet E. Gardner,Beverly Lawn,Jack Ridl,Peter Schakel

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9780312461867

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 1440

View: 6335

With a handy size and a very affordable price, this collection offers a well-balanced selection of classic and contemporary literature — 40 stories, 200 poems, 9 plays — for the introductory literature course. The literature is chronologically arranged by genre and supported by informative and concise editorial matter, including a complete guide to writing about literature at the back of the book. This volume in Bedford/St. Martin’s popular series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers the series’ trademark combination of high quality and great value.

Literature with 2009 MLA Update

A Portable Anthology

Author: Janet E. Gardner,Beverly Lawn,Jack Ridl,Peter Schakel

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9780312619183

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 1440

View: 9073

With a handy size and a very affordable price, this collection offers a well-balanced selection of classic and contemporary literature — 40 stories, 200 poems, 9 plays — for the introductory literature course. The literature is chronologically arranged by genre and supported by informative and concise editorial matter, including a complete guide to writing about literature at the back of the book. This volume in Bedford/St. Martin’s popular series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers the series’ trademark combination of high quality and great value.

The Oxford Book of American Short Stories

Author: Joyce Carol Oates

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199744394

Category: Fiction

Page: 873

View: 1913

Presents a collection of fifty-nine familiar and unfamiliar stories by such writers as John Cheever, Ray Bradbury, Flannery O'Connor, Edmund White, and Richard Wright.

The Best American Short Stories of the Century

Author: John Updike,Katrina Kenison

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395843673

Category: Fiction

Page: 835

View: 2441

With a new 1999 story added to the paperback volume, this collection of the best stories of the century includes some of the greatest names in literature as well as a few spectacular one-hit wonders. Reprint.

12 Plays

A Portable Anthology

Author: Janet E. Gardner

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312402099

Category: Drama

Page: 739

View: 7029

Presents a collection of twelve plays, including "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles, "Piano Lesson" by August Wilson, and "Top Girls" by Caryl Churchill.

Reading Pop Culture

A Portable Anthology

Author: Jeff Ousborne

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781319006624

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 432

View: 1787

The Ecco Anthology of Contemporary American Short Fiction

Author: Joyce Carol Oates,Christopher R. Beha

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061661589

Category: Fiction

Page: 784

View: 6659

A definitive collection of the very best short stories by contemporary American masters Edited by Joyce Carol Oates, "the living master of the short story" (Buffalo News), and Christopher R. Beha, this volume provides an important overview of the contemporary short story and a selection of the very best that American short fiction has to offer.

Poetry: An Introduction

Author: Michael Meyer

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781457607301

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 864

View: 4638

Flexible enough for any poetry course, this text is designed to make your students lifelong lovers of poetry. It combines classic poetry with today’s hippest verse, mixing in lots of contemporary life, humor, and universal themes. In-depth chapters on authors such as Emily Dickinson and Billy Collins reveal the real-life contexts in which poets create. There is also plenty of support for students — with thorough chapters on the poetic elements, six sensible chapters on critical reading and writing, and many helpful sample close readings, writing assignments, and student papers.

The Cask of Amontillado

Author: Edgar Poe

Publisher: Litres

ISBN: 5457668525

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 9359

The story is set in a nameless Italian city in an unspecified year and is about a man taking fatal revenge on a friend who, he believes, has insulted him.

The Short Story

30 Masterpieces

Author: Beverly Lawn

Publisher: Bedford/st Martins

ISBN: 9780312048358

Category: Fiction

Page: 454

View: 7707

The Story of an Hour

Author: Kate Chopin

Publisher: Joe Books Ltd

ISBN: 1773910809

Category: Fiction

Page: 25

View: 7494

"Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband's death." American short-story writer Kate Chopin's tale "The Story of an Hour" was first published in Vogue in 1894 and has endured to become one of her most beloved works. Upon learning of her husband's death, Louise Mallard considers how this fateful event will change her life, meditating on the ideas of loss, freedom, and the bounds of marriage. "The Story of an Hour" was brought to life by Tina Rathbone as a part of the PBS anthology series American Playhouse. Be it mystery, romance, drama, comedy, politics, or history, great literature stands the test of time. ClassicJoe proudly brings literary classics to today's digital readers, connecting those who love to read with authors whose work continues to get people talking. Look for other fiction and non-fiction classics from ClassicJoe.

The Yellow Wall Paper

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Marriage

Page: 55

View: 2007

A Short Guide to College Writing

Author: Sylvan Barnet,Pat Bellanca,Marcia Stubbs

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780205238613

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 342

View: 4303

One of the high-quality, low-priced entries in Longman's Penguin Academics Series, A Short Guide to College Writing is a clear and authoritative brief rhetoric that emphasizes analysis, argument, and research in academic writing.

50 Essays

A Portable Anthology

Author: Samuel Cohen

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781319043728

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 512

View: 5232

50 Essays: A Portable Anthology is the best-selling value-priced reader in the country because its virtues don't stop at the price. The book’s carefully chosen selections include both classic essays and high-interest, high-quality contemporary readings to truly engage students. The editorial apparatus is flexible and unobtrusive enough to support a variety of approaches to teaching composition. In its fifth edition, 50 Essays continues to help students acquire the critical thinking and academic writing skills they need to succeed, without making a dent in their wallets.

Paul's Case

Author: Willa Cather

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006191746X

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

View: 6862

The 42 page article was extracted from the book: Youth and the Bright Medusa, by Willa Cather.

40 Short Stories

A Portable Anthology

Author: Beverly Lawn,Alistair M. Duckworth,E. M. Forster,Kate Chopin

Publisher: Bedford/st Martins

ISBN: 9780312479008

Category: Literary Collections

Page: N.A

View: 6441

40 Model Essays

A Portable Anthology

Author: Jane E. Aaron,Ellen Kuhl Repetto

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781457610240

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

View: 428

At about half the price of other rhetorically arranged readers, 40 Model Essays: A Portable Anthology combines concise but thorough instruction in the methods of development with a well-chosen selection of classic and contemporary model readings for writers. The second edition features a fresh mix of new and current selections to complement class-proven favorites; new advice on forming a thesis statement; and a wealth of captivating new writing topics. This volume in the popular Bedford/St. Martin's series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers a trademark combination of high quality and great value.

Reading and Writing About Literature

Author: Janet E. Gardner,Joanne Diaz

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781319035365

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 5385

Far less expensive than comparable guides, Reading and Writing about Literature: A Portable Guide is an ideal supplement for writing courses where literature anthologies and individual literary works that lack writing instruction are assigned. This brief guide introduces strategies for reading literature, explains the writing process and common writing assignments for literature courses, provides instruction in writing about fiction, poetry, and drama, and includes coverage of writing a research paper as well as sections on literary criticism and theory. This volume in the popular Bedford/St. Martin's series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers a trademark combination of high quality and great value.

Mexican American Literature

A Portable Anthology

Author: Dagberto Gilb,Ricardo Angel Gilb

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781319021085

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 656

View: 9486

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