Fiction: A Pocket Anthology – R.S. Gwynn – Fifth Edition

Gwynn, R.S., ed. Fiction: A Pocket Anthology. Fifth Edition. Toronto: Pearson Education, 2007.

  • Preface
  • Introduction:
  • The Telling of a Tale
  • The Short Story Genre
  • Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction (Plot, Characterization, Point of View, Theme, Setting, Style and Symbol
  • Writing About Short Fiction
  • Appendix: Stories Listed by Form, Genre, and Theme
  • Index of Critical Terms
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne: “Young Goodman Brown”
  • Edgar Allan Poe: “The Tell-Tale Heart”
  • Sarah Orne Jewett: “A White Heron”
  • Guy de Maupassant: “Mother Savage”
  • Kate Chopin: “Désirée’s Baby”
  • Anton Chekhov: “The Lady with the Pet Dog”
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman: “The Yellow Wallpaper”
  • Edith Wharton: “Roman Fever”
  • Willa Cather: “Paul’s Case”
  • James Joyce: “Eveline”
  • Zora Neale Hurston: “Sweat”
  • William Faulkner: “Barn Burning”
  • Jorge Luis Borges: “The Secret Miracle”
  • Ernest Hemingway: “Hills Like White Elephants”
  • John Steinbeck: “The Chrysanthemums”
  • Richard Wright: “The Man Who Was Almost a Man”
  • Eudora Welty: “A Worn Path”
  • John Cheever: “Reunion”
  • Ralph Ellison: “A Party Down at the Square”
  • Grace Paley: “Wants”
  • Flannery O’Connor: “Good Country People”
  • Richard Yates: “Doctor Jack-o’-Lantern”
  • Gabriel García Márquez: “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”
  • Ursula K. Le Guin “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”
  • Chinua Achebe: “Dead Men’s Path”
  • J.G. Ballard: “Time of Passage”
  • Donald Barthelme: “The Genius”
  • Alice Munro: “How I Met My Husband”
  • Andre Dubas: “The Fat Girl”
  • Raymond Carver: “Cathedral”
  • Joyce Carol Oates: “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”
  • Margaret Atwood: “Happy Endings”
  • Bobbie Ann Mason: “Shiloh”
  • Alice Walker: “Everyday Use”
  • Tim Gautreaux: “Died and Gone to Vegas”
  • Jamaica Kincaid: “Girl”
  • Dagoberto Gilb: “Look on the Bright Side”
  • Sandra Cisneros: “Woman Hollering Creek”
  • Louise Erdrich: “The Red Convertible”
  • Gish Jen: “In the American Society”
  • Lorrie Moore: “How to Talk to Your Mother (Notes)”
  • Daniel Orozco: “Orientation”
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