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Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction (2ND 98 Edition)

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Publisher Comments:

Sixteen new writers have been added, including Charles Baxter, Ron Carlson, Sandra Cisneros, and Jamaica Kincaid, among others, as have useful biographical notes and bibliographies for all authors in the anthology.

Synopsis:

In this Second Edition of , master teachers and writers R.V. Cassill and Joyce Carol Oates have refreshed and updated the acclaimed original volume, celebrating not only the enduring literary genre but also that genre's continuing energy and success.

Synopsis:

In this Second Edition of The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction, master teachers and writers R.V. Cassill and Joyce Carol Oates have refreshed and updated the acclaimed original volume, celebrating not only the enduring literary genre but also that genre's continuing energy and success.

About the Author

R. V. Cassill the original editor of The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, taught creative writing at the Iowa Writer's Workshop and at Brown, Purdue, Columbia, and Harvard. He was the author of more than thirty books of fiction, including the novels Clem Anderson, Dr. Cobb's Game, and After Goliath. Cassil's Collected Stories was published in 1989. He died in Rhode Island in 2002.Joyce Carol Oates is one of our most important and well known writers--and one of America's foremost writers of the short story form. She is also a regular contributor of reviews and criticism for the New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, and elsewhere. She also reads and lectures widely throughout the US, at universities and bookstores.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393968330
Author:
Cassill, R. V.
Author:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Editor:
Cassill, R. V.
Author:
Cassill, R. V.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Collections and anthologies
Subject:
Collections
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series Volume:
no. 91
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.7 x 1.1 in 1.475 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In this Second Edition of , master teachers and writers R.V. Cassill and Joyce Carol Oates have refreshed and updated the acclaimed original volume, celebrating not only the enduring literary genre but also that genre's continuing energy and success.
"Synopsis" by , In this Second Edition of The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction, master teachers and writers R.V. Cassill and Joyce Carol Oates have refreshed and updated the acclaimed original volume, celebrating not only the enduring literary genre but also that genre's continuing energy and success.
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