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Fiction: A Pocket Anthology
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Longman Pub Group
Publication date July 24, 2001
Binding Paperback
Edition 3rd
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780321087621
ISBN-10 0321087623
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $29.40
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction. Featuring over 30 short stories, it spans the spectrum of short fiction from early pieces by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Anton Checkov to contemporary works by Alice Walker and Margaret Atwood. Writing About Fiction section offers a brief overview of organizational strategies, research methods, style and MLA style citation. "The Telling of the Tale" is a discussion of the oral roots of short fiction. "The Short Story Genre" is an account of the development of the modern short story. "Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction" a presentation of John Cheever's brief story, "Reunion," followed by a discussion of how the elements of fiction-plot, characterization, point of view, theme, setting, style-relate to this and other stories in the book. Index of critical terms provides a cross-referenced list of terms covered. For those interested in Fiction.

Editions
Hardcover
4th edition from Longman Pub Group (July 1, 2004)
9780321275820 | details & prices | List price $55.01
Paperback
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7 edition from Longman Pub Group (October 12, 2014)
9780134053295 | details & prices | 457 pages | 5.00 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $67.20
About: A perfect alternative to massive fiction anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of 44 short stories from the past three centuries provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the study of fiction.
7 edition from Longman Pub Group (January 12, 2011)
9780205032136 | details & prices | 458 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $57.20
About: A perfect alternative to massive fiction anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of 44 short stories from the past three centuries provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the study of fiction.
6 edition from Longman Pub Group (October 15, 2008)
9780205655137 | details & prices | 466 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.16 lbs | List price $48.00
About: Brief and affordable, this chronologically organized pocket-sized anthology focuses on the stories at a cost well under that of traditional fiction anthologies.
5th edition from Longman Pub Group (July 7, 2006)
9780321366320 | details & prices | 457 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $41.60
About: The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, inexpensive, and diverse collection of 42 short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction.
4th edition from Longman Pub Group (August 13, 2004)
9780321244444 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $33.33
About: Key Benefit: The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, inexpensive, and diverse collection of 40 short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction.
4th edition from Addison-Wesley (August 13, 2004)
9789990080926 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $0.02
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3rd edition from Longman Pub Group (July 24, 2001)
9780321087621 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $29.40
About: The perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction.
3 edition from Longman Pub Group (July 1, 2001)
9789990831535 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $0.02

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