Fiction: A Pocket Anthology

      Fiction: A Pocket Anthology
The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, inexpensive, and diverse collection of 42 short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction Chronologically organized, the diverse selection includes the discipline s most popular short stories An Introduction to Fiction provides an overview of the genre, defining key literary terms in context Writing about Fiction offers instruction for writing essays and covers MLA style citation Biographical headnotes highlight common themes and ideas in the author s body of work Individuals who want a brief overview of the study of poetry. Read Fiction: A Pocket Anthology –

R.S Gwynn, known as a new formalist poet, received a BA from Davidson College, where he twice won the Vereen Bell Award for Creative Writing, and he earned both an MA and an MFA from the University of Arkansas, where he won the John Gould Fletcher Award for Poetry Gwynn has also won the Michael Braude Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.He is the author of several collections of poetry, including No Word of Farewell Selected Poems 1970 2000 The Narcissiad 1982 , a book length satirical poem and The Drive In 1986 , winner of the Breakthrough Award from the University of Missouri Press Gwynn has taught at Lamar University since 1976 He lives in Beaumont, Texas.

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  • Paperback
  • 457 pages
  • Fiction: A Pocket Anthology
  • R.S. Gwynn
  • English
  • 22 September 2018
  • 0321366328

10 thoughts on “ Fiction: A Pocket Anthology

  1. TK Wong says:

    Happy Endings This is the best guide ever on how to write a good story I didn t notice the story A is that shockingly short and it is a real surprise I love story B for its direct style and language The whole structure is amazing and groundbreaking, and it s true that A or B or C or so on could be different stories under different...

  2. Ben says:

    I read parts of this for a class about 10 years ago and have just recently re read the whole thing It s a good primer on American short fiction and has acted as a good sign post directing me to further reading.

  3. Dianna says:

    The stories themselves are great but the typos throughout the book were embarrassing and I was using this book with students

  4. Kathryn says:

    Some very interesting stories in here I didnt like all of them, but if you want to study writing styles or anything this is a great book.

  5. Kitty says:

    This is a great collection of mostly American short stories I sort of assumed that I would ve read most of the stories in this collection, but apart from a few real standards, a lot of these were new to me This book will...

  6. Marck Bailey says:

    Read for a class on reading and writing fiction, this is your basic collection of short stories, most well known, spanning a period from the late 19th through the late 20th centuries Particular favorites in this collection incl...

  7. Teresa says:

    i really liked it i thought it was comprehensive yet succinct there wasn t too much elaboration on technique, but for every short story in this collection, there is a neat author s background, which helped me understand a lot better how the respective short stories were written i honestly felt inspired by some of them i really liked it i thought it wa...

  8. Kate says:

    As always, I am amazed at the talent of writers like Alice Munro, Flannery O Conner, Eudora Welty and the whole gang It s all here What a wonderful book for a short sit down to take your mind off the world A great collection of short stories.

  9. Joe Mossa says:

    famous short stories,some good,some bad,some funny,some sad,some average.

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