9780312596231

The Story and Its Writer An Introduction to Short Fiction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780312596231

  • ISBN 10:

    0312596235

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/16/2010
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Ann Charters has an acute sense of which stories work most effectively in the classroom and knows that writers, not editors, have the most interesting and useful things to say about the making and the meaning of fiction. For those who want a smaller, less expensive anthology, the compact edition ofThe Story and Its Writeris the most comprehensive, diverse -- the best-selling -- introduction to fiction available, notable for its student appeal as well as its quality and range. To complement the stories, Charters includes her lasting innovation: an array of the writers' own commentaries on the craft and traditions of fiction. For in-depth, illustrated studies of particular writers, her Casebooks provide unparalleled opportunities for discussion and writing. For a shorter, more affordable option, the compact edition offers all the editorial features of the full edition with about half the stories and commentaries.

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