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I: Fiction. What is fiction? -- The elements of fiction. Plot
Character
Setting
Point of view
Theme
Symbol and allegory
Style and tone. -- Stories.
My kinsman, Major Molineux
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne
Fall of the House of Usher
Cask of Amontillado / Edgar Allan Poe
The country doctor / Ivan Turgenev
Bartleby the scrivener / Herman Melville
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain)
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant
The death of Ivan Ilyich / Leo Tolstoy
The adventure of the speckled band / Athur Conan Doyle
The yellow wall-paper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The blue hotel / Stephen Crane
The darling / Anton Chekhov
Heart of darkness / Joseph Contrad
The tree of knowledge / Henry james
Araby / James Joyce
I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson
A hunger artist / Franz Kafka
The fly / Katherine Mansfield
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway
A rose for Emily
Barn burning / William Faulkner
Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor
The rock-horse winner / D. H. Lawrence
Astronomer's wife / Kay Boyle
The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright
The garden of forking paths / Jorge Luis Borges
Why I live at the P.O. / Eudora Welty
The grave / Katherine Anne Porter
August 2002: night meeting / Ray Bradbury
A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin
The guest / Albert Camus
Wine / Doris Lessing
The office / Alice Munro
A & P / John Updike
Patriotism / Yuko Mishima
Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates
Lost in the funhouse / John Barth
A very old man with enormous wings / Gabriel García Márquez
Nine lives / Ursuala Le Guin
Yellow woman / Leslie Silko
Cortés and Montezuma / Donald Barthelme
Cathedral / Raymond Carver
Watch time fly / Laura Furman

II: Poetry.

III: Drama. What is drama? Drama and poetry
Drama and fiction
The actors
The audience
The theater. -- The elements of drama. Dialogue
Story
Character
Action. -- The classifications of drama. Tragedy
Comedy. -- Analyzing and evaluating drama --
Plays.
King Oedipus / Sophocles
Lysistrata / Aristophanes
Othello / William Shakespeare
Tartuffe / Moliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)
Hedda Gabler / Henrik Ibsen
Mrs. Warren's profession / George Bernard Shaw
The cherry orchard / Anton Chekhov
Trifles / Susan Glaspell
Desire under the elms / Eugene O'Neill
The real inspector hound / Tom Stoppard
Amadeus / Peter Shaffer

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Language
English
Pages
1573

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1986, Macmillan Publishing Company, Macmillan
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Table of Contents

I: Fiction. What is fiction? -- The elements of fiction. Plot
Character
Setting
Point of view
Theme
Symbol and allegory
Style and tone. -- Stories. My kinsman, Major Molineux
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne
The fall of the House of Usher
The cask of Amontillado / Edgar Allan Poe
The country doctor / Ivan Turgenev
Bartleby the scrivener / Herman Melville
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain)
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant
The death of Ivan Ilyich / Leo Tolstoy
The adventure of the speckled band / Athur Conan Doyle
The yellow wall-paper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The blue hotel / Stephen Crane
The darling / Anton Chekhov
Heart of darkness / Joseph Contrad
The tree of knowledge / Henry james
Araby / James Joyce
I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson
A hunger artist / Franz Kafka
The fly / Katherine Mansfield
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway
A rose for Emily
Barn burning / William Faulkner
Guests of the nation / Frank O'Connor
The rock-horse winner / D. H. Lawrence
Astronomer's wife / Kay Boyle
The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright
The garden of forking paths / Jorge Luis Borges
Why I live at the P.O. / Eudora Welty
The grave / Katherine Anne Porter
August 2002: night meeting / Ray Bradbury
A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin
The guest / Albert Camus
Wine / Doris Lessing
The office / Alice Munro
A & P / John Updike
Patriotism / Yuko Mishima
Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates
Lost in the funhouse / John Barth
A very old man with enormous wings / Gabriel García Márquez
Nine lives / Ursuala Le Guin
Yellow woman / Leslie Silko
Cortés and Montezuma / Donald Barthelme
Cathedral / Raymond Carver
Watch time fly / Laura Furman
II: Poetry.
III: Drama. What is drama? Drama and poetry
Drama and fiction
The actors
The audience
The theater. -- The elements of drama. Dialogue
Story
Character
Action. -- The classifications of drama. Tragedy
Comedy. -- Analyzing and evaluating drama --
Plays. King Oedipus / Sophocles
Lysistrata / Aristophanes
Othello / William Shakespeare
Tartuffe / Moliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)
Hedda Gabler / Henrik Ibsen
Mrs. Warren's profession / George Bernard Shaw
The cherry orchard / Anton Chekhov
Trifles / Susan Glaspell
Desire under the elms / Eugene O'Neill
The real inspector hound / Tom Stoppard
Amadeus / Peter Shaffer

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Copyright Date
1986

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
808/.0427
Library of Congress
PN6014 .L558 1986

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xliv, 1573 p. :
Number of pages
1573

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3022845M
Internet Archive
literature0000unse_r2e9
ISBN 10
0023955805
ISBN 13
9780023955808
LCCN
85003093
OCLC/WorldCat
11784667, 751411052
Library Thing
701333
Goodreads
5067138

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