The Art of the Short Story: Stories and Authors in Historical Context
by Wendy Martin
This historically arranged anthology of short fiction by top American and international writers provides a comprehensive collection of both the classic stories as well as the most effective, relevant, and engaging modern and contemporary short stories. Through four distinct historical units, the author looks at the development of the short story as a genre. The historical...more
Paperback, 1651 pages
Published July 27th 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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I have read this a bit at a time for a year! I love this book. It is full of wonderful short stories that no educated person will want to miss. Highly recommended. I carried this everywhere, dipping in and reading a story here and there. Who would think that a textbook would be pleasure reading? If you love good literature and good stories, you'll want a copy of this wonderful book.