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The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction: Fifty North American American Stories Since 1970

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Selected from a survey of more than 200 English professors, award-winning short-story writers, novelists, and fiction workshop directors, a remarkable collection of North American literature written since 1970.

Sherman Alexie • Margaret Atwood • Toni Cade Bambara • Russell Banks • John Barth • Donald Barthelme • Rick Bass • Richard Bausch • Charles Baxter • Madison Smartt Bell • Amy Bloom • Kate Braverman • Robert Olen Butler • Ethan Canin • Raymond Carver • Sandra Cisneros • Michael Cunningham • Junot Diaz • Stuart Dybek • Tony Earley • Louise Erdrich • Richard Ford • David Gates • Tim Gautreaux • Ron Hansen • Amy Hempel • Denis Johnson • Edward P. Jones • Thom Jones • David Michael Kaplan • Janet Kaufman • Jamaica Kincaid • David Leavitt • Reginald McKnight • Lorrie Moore • Bharati Mukherjee • Alice Munro • Joyce Carol Oates • Tim O'Brien • Cynthia Ozick • Annie Proulx • Mark Richard • Lee Smith • Susan Sontag • Amy Tan • Melanie Rae Thon • Stephanie Vaughn • Alice Walker • John Edgar Wideman • Joy Williams

Synopsis:

Sure to become the "contemporary canon," this remarkable collection of 50 stories presents a diversity of voices, themes, and writing styles that is unique among contemporary short-fiction anthologies.

About the Author

Lex Williford has taught in the writing programs at Southern Illinois University and the University of Alabama. His collection of stories, Macauley's Thumb, was co-winner of the 1993 Iowa Short Fiction Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684857961
Subtitle:
Fifty North American American Stories Since 1970
Author:
Michael Martone
Editor:
Williford, Lex
Author:
Martone, Michael
Publisher:
Touchstone
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Canadian fiction
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Short stories, canadian
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
93-R027
Publication Date:
19991206
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
9.22x6.16x1.25 in. 1.61 lbs.

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