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Ploughshares at Emerson College

By: Ploughshares

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Seller ID: 85295709

ISBN: 85295709

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Popular American Literature of the 19th Century

By: Pop Amer Lit -Gutjahr, Paul C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 4/27/2010

Seller ID: 9780195141405

ISBN: 0195141407

Condition: USED


This unique collection captures some of the excitement and diversity of the immensely prolific print culture that formed and framed nineteenth-century American life and thought. Gathering popular stories that tap into a variety of nineteenth-century American self-perceptions, fears, dreams, and longings, this resurrectionist work makes available material that is not readily available today but which was vital to the culture and daily conversations of the period. Popular American Literature of the 19th Century collects examples of a wide range of literature including tracts, plays, poems, g... View more info

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Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre

By: Reader/Chevalier, Tracy(Ed.)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 7/27/2017

Seller ID: 9780062447098

ISBN: 0062447092

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Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction

By: Scribner/Williford, Lex

Price: $6.50

Publisher: TOUCHSTONE PRESS: 1/18/2017

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9781416532279

ISBN: 1416532277

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Selected from a survey of more than five hundred English professors, short story writers, and novelists, this revised and updated second edition features fifty remarkable stories written by a wide spectrum of stylistically and culturally diverse authors. Russell Banks - Donald Barthelme - Rick Bass - Richard Bausch - Charles Baxter - Amy Bloom - T. C. Boyle - Kevin Brockmeier - Robert Olen Butler - Sandra Cisneros - Peter Ho Davies - Janet Desaulniers - Junot Diaz - Anthony Doerr - Stuart Dybek - Deborah Eisenberg - Richard Ford - Mary Gaitskill - Dagoberto Gilb - Ron Hansen - A. M. Homes... View more info

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Sudden Fiction: American Short Stories

By: Shapard, Robert/thomas, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: GIBBS SMITH PUB: 6/25/2010

Seller ID: 9780879052652

ISBN: 0879052651

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Here Are 70 of The Very Best Short-Short Stories of Recent Years Including Contributions From Such Contemporary Writers As Raymond Carver, Leonard Michaels and John Updike; A Few Modern Masters As Hemingway and Cheever; and An Assortment of Talented New Young Writers. Sudden Fiction Brilliantly Captures The Tremendous Popularity of This New and Distictly American Form. View more info

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Vintage Book of American Women Writers

By: Showalter, Elaine

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781400034451

ISBN: 1400034450

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" The Vintage Book of American Women Writers "is the first of its kind: a dazzling, monumental showcase of 350 years of poetry and fiction by American women. Inspired and informed by her groundbreaking history "A Jury of Her Peers, "Elaine Showalter's landmark anthology features the best work of writers ranging from Puritan poet Anne Bradstreet to contemporary stars like Annie Proulx and Jhumpa Lahiri. For centuries women have been marginalized and overlooked in American literary history and Showalter's collection""corrects this injustice, allowing us to see our famous women write... View more info

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Book of Other People

By: Smith, Zadie

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143038184

ISBN: 0143038184

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A stellar host of writers explore the cornerstone of fiction writing: character "The Book of Other People" is about character. Twenty-five or so outstanding writers have been asked by Zadie Smith to make up a fictional character. By any measure, creating character is at the heart of the fictional enterprise, and this book concentrates on writers who share a talent for making something recognizably human out of words (and, in the case of the graphic novelists, pictures). But the purpose of the book is variety: straight "realism"-if such a thing exists-is not the point. There are as many way... View more info

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Speaking With The Angel

By: Speaking Angel/Hornby, Nick

Price: $4.00

Publisher: RIVERHEAD: 6/4/2014

Seller ID: 9781573228589

ISBN: 1573228583

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Nick Hornby...Giles Smith...Helen Fielding...Roddy Doyle...Irvine Welsh...Zadie Smith...Dave Eggers...Robert Harris...Melissa Bank...Patrick Marber...Colin Firth...John O'FarrellCompiled by bestselling author Nick Hornby and featuring brand new stories from the hottest writers on both sides of the Atlantic, Speaking with the Angel is a fresh and funny collection that is sure to be the literary anthology of the year. Here is a book that was inspired by a very special boy and a very special school. Some money from each copy of Speaking with the Angel sold will benefit autism education char... View more info

Story

By: Story

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Seller ID: 223881

ISBN: 223881

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Story and Its Writer

By: Story/Charters, Ann

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 11/1/2012

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 9780312397296

ISBN: 0312397291

Condition: USED


In its sixth edition, the most widely adopted anthology of its kind continues to offer an exceptional array of stories, writer commentaries, and editorial features to help students read, think, and write about short fiction. View more info

36 StoryQuarterly

By: StoryQuarterly

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Seller ID: 03610144

ISBN: 03610144

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Family Resemblance: An Anthology and Exploration of 8 Hybrid Literary Genres

By: Sulak, Marcela

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9781941628027

ISBN: 1941628028

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New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction

By: Thomas, James/Scotellaro, Robe

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780393354706

ISBN: 0393354709

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Flash Fiction Forward

By: Thomas, James/Shapard, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC: 11/4/2013

Seller ID: 9780393328028

ISBN: 0393328023

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The eagerly anticipated anthology from the editors who coined the term "Flash," with stories by today's best fiction writers. After publication of the first "Flash Fiction" anthology over a decade ago, "flash" became part of the creative writing lexicon for readers, writers, students, and teachers. In this follow-up collection, the editors once again tackle the question: "How short can a story be and truly be a story?" Determined to find the best flashes from America in the twenty-first century, James Thomas and Robert Shapard searched everywhere for stories that were not merely good but memor... View more info

In Transition: A Paris Anthology- Writing and art from Transition magazine 1927-

By: Transition

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Seller ID: 9780385411615

ISBN: 0385411618

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New Writing from Mexico

By: TriQuarterly/Gibbons, Reginald

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 0916384128

ISBN: 0916384128

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Closers: Great American Writers on the Art of Selling

By: Tronnes, Mike

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 6/6/2017

Seller ID: 9780312180683

ISBN: 0312180683

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Writer, M.D.

By: Writer/Kaminsky, Leah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 4/15/2012

Seller ID: 9780307946867

ISBN: 030794686X

Condition: USED


From Chekhov to Maugham to William Carlos Williams, doctors have long given voice to their unique perspectives through literature. "Writer, M.D." celebrates this rich tradition with a collection of fiction and nonfiction by today's most beloved physician-writers, including, - Abraham Verghese, on the lost art of the physical exam- Pauline Chen, on the bond between a med student and her first cadaver- Atul Gawande, on the ethical dilemmas of a young surgical intern- Danielle Ofri, on the devastation of losing a patient- Ethan Canin, on love, poetry, and growing old These ... View more info

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XO Orpheus: Fifty New Myths

By: XO Orpheus/Bernheimer, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143122425

ISBN: 0143122428

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Fifty leading writers retell myths from around the world in this dazzling follow-up to the bestselling "My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me." Icarus flies once more. Aztec jaguar gods again stalk the earth. An American soldier designs a new kind of Trojan horse--his cremains in a bullet. Here, in beguiling guise, are your favorite mythological figures alongside characters from Indian, Punjabi, Inuit, and other traditions. Aimee Bender retells the myth of the Titans. Madeline Miller retells the myth of Galatea. Kevin Wilson retells the myth of Phaeton, from Ovid's "Met... View more info