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by Dana Gioia

Author: Dana Gioia
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Pearson; 1 edition (September 9, 2005)
Pages: 944 pages
Category: Reference
Rating: 4.6
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I really can't imagine a better compendium of work displaying the art of the short story format.

I really can't imagine a better compendium of work displaying the art of the short story format. I supose one criticism might be that the collection is too obvious.

Dana Gioia has unleashed a much needed reminder to writers, readers and publishers that the short story is unequalled in it's ability . One cool aspect of the book for readers who are not formal students, is there are 52 authors here

Dana Gioia has unleashed a much needed reminder to writers, readers and publishers that the short story is unequalled in it's ability to capture an enduring truth in a flicker of time and experience. In one book, readers can enjoy compare and analyze the best short stories ever written. Writers can study how each author uses the elements of fiction for their own purpose. One cool aspect of the book for readers who are not formal students, is there are 52 authors here. You can read one or two a week for a year or six months, and kind of self-organize your syllabus to your schedule; I mean there's a system, so you can approach this with some structure to it, if you wish.

I bought this book to use in a course on short fiction at MIT. I expected the usual history of literature book, but what this contains is a. .I don't think you can find a better collection to study the art of the short story anywhere. I expected the usual history of literature book, but what this contains is a treasure of not only excellent, popular fiction, but essays by each of the authors that are as interesting as the stories. com User, December 21, 2006.

The book's unique integration of biographical and critical background gives students a more intimate understanding of the works and their . The Art of the Short Story.

The book's unique integration of biographical and critical background gives students a more intimate understanding of the works and their authors. Format Paperback 944 pages.

of the Short Story DANA GIOIA R. S. GWYNN Lamar University SUB Gottingen 217 782 09. GWYNN Lamar University SUB Gottingen 217 782 094. 2005 A 3176. A Company of Laughing Faces 334 Author's Perspective Gordimer: How the Short Story Differs from the Novel American 347 Young Goodman Brown 348 The Birthmark 357 Author's Perspective Hawthorne: On the Public Failure of His Early Stories. 345. NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

Michael Dana Gioia (/ˈdʒɔɪ. /; born December 24, 1950) is an American poet and writer. He spent the first fifteen years of his career writing at night while working for General Foods Corporation

Michael Dana Gioia (/ˈdʒɔɪ. He spent the first fifteen years of his career writing at night while working for General Foods Corporation. After his 1991 essay "Can Poetry Matter?" in The Atlantic generated international attention, Gioia quit business to pursue writing full-time. He served as the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) between 2003 and 2009.

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This affordably-priced collection presents masterpieces of short fiction from 52 of the greatest story writers of all time. From Sherwood Anderson to Virginia Woolf, this anthology encompasses a rich global and historical mix of the very best works of short fiction and presents them in a way students will find accessible, engaging, and relevant. The book's unique integration of biographical and critical background gives students a more intimate understanding of the works and their authors.