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The Penguin Book of International Women's Stories brings together a vast array of writing from women around the world. These stories mirror the changes and expectations of women's lives everywhere and reflect the diversity of their experience.

Synopsis:

A collection of thirty-three short stories from around the world celebrates the diversity of women's experiences and includes selections from both famous and lesser-known female authors.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Nineteen Fifty-five

Alice Walker, USA

The Circle

Tatyana Tolstaya, Russia

The Jewess

Irene Dische, Germany

The Fun-fair

Hanan Al Shaykh, Lebanon

A Wilderness Station

Alice Munro, Canada

Comrades

Nadine Gordimer, South Africa

An Unfinished Record

Zhang Jie, China

Too Much Rain, or, the Assault of the Mold Spores

Ellen Gilchrist, USA

Woman Hollering Creek

Sandra Cisneros, Mexico

Jacob: the Story of a Faith-healing Priest

Bessie Head, Botswana

Cream Sauce

Mary Flanagan, USA

Newlywed

Banana Yoshimoto, Japan

Games at Twilight

Anita Desai, India

Two Words

Isabel Allende, Peru

Before

Annie Saumont, France

A Wife's Story

Bharati Mukherjee, India

Little Lewis Has Had a Lovely Sleep

Elizabeth Jolley, Australia

Distant View of a Minaret

Alifa Rifaat, Egypt

Hairball

Margaret Atwood, Canada

Blue Water-man

Luisa Valenzuela, Argentina

The Reservoir

Janet Frame, New Zealand

Fat People

Alison Lurie, USA

Perpetual Spinach

Shena Mackay, UK

Broken Transformers

Bi Shumin, China

Tuataras

Barbara Anderson, New Zealand

You're Ugly, Too

Lorrie Moore, USA

The Burial

Armonia Somers, Uruguay

Heavy Weather

Helen Simpson, UK

In the Family

Maria Elena Llano, Cuba

A Gift from Somewhere

Ama Ata Aidoo, Ghana

The Bloody Chamber

Angela Carter, UK

The Snow Thief

Melanie Rae Thon, USA

The Violin

Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, Russia

Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140261882
Editor:
Figes, Kate
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Editor:
Figes, Kate
Author:
Various
Author:
Figes, Kate
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Women -- Fiction.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
19970301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.43x5.27x1.37 in. 1.12 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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