Crafting the Very Short Story: An Anthology of 100 Masterpieces
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Crafting the Very Short Story: An Anthology of 100 Masterpieces

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This anthology is an international collection of stories and essays by critically-acclaimed authors, chosen for their intellectual and emotional appeal. Each story or essay is one to six pages in length, making these authors' short works easily accessible to a wide reading public. It provides an exciting taste of global literature, with classic, modern, and avant garde sh

Paperback, 448 pages
Published June 30th 2002 by Longman
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Great teaching text. 100 excellent short and short-short stories (some with accompanying critical essays on the craft) covering a wide range of authors and time periods. From the Bible to Anne Beattie, essentially. It's also a wonderful anthology of smaller fiction if you're a fan or student of flash or sudden fiction.
i give you points for including nabokov in an anthology (finally!), but otherwise this was pretty much a bunch of shit i've already read elsewhere.
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