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The Resource 12 short stories and their making, edited, with an introduction by Paul Mandelbaum

12 short stories and their making, edited, with an introduction by Paul Mandelbaum

Label
12 short stories and their making
Title
12 short stories and their making
Statement of responsibility
edited, with an introduction by Paul Mandelbaum
Title variation
Twelve short stories and their making
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
284177
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.0108
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.S5
LC item number
A143 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mandelbaum, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Short story
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
Label
12 short stories and their making, edited, with an introduction by Paul Mandelbaum
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005002694.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
Contents
  • "The story of my life"
  • Kim Edwards
  • Kim Edwards discusses "The story of my life," plot, and the ripple of events
  • "A record as long as your arm"
  • George Garrett
  • George Garrett discusses "A record as long as your arm," plot, and the angel he must wrestle
  • III. POINT OF VIEW/VOICE
  • "China"
  • Charles Johnson
  • Charles Johnson discusses "China," point of view and voice, and Alpha Narratives
  • I. CHARACTER
  • "Condolences to every one of us"
  • Allan Gurganus
  • Allan Gurganus discusses "Condolences to every one of us," point of view and voice, and the comedy of disaster
  • IV. SETTING
  • "Sur"
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Ursula K. Le Guin discusses "Sur," setting, and a place of remote and terrible beauty
  • "The third and final continent"
  • Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Jhumpa Lahiri discusses "The third and final continent," setting, cornflakes, and the "perfect lady"
  • "The hoaxer"
  • V. STRUCTURE
  • "Dream children"
  • Gail Godwin
  • Gail Godwin discusses "Dream children," structure, and her favorite ghosts stories
  • "Smorgasbord"
  • Tobias Wolff
  • Tobias Wolff discusses "Smorgasbord," structure, and consequences
  • V. THEME
  • "Rich"
  • Ellen Gilchrist
  • Walter Kirn
  • Ellen Gilchrist discusses "Rich," theme, images, and learning from Huckleberry Finn
  • "Never marry a Mexican"
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Sandra Cisneros discusses "Never marry a Mexican," theme, imagery, and exploring the heart's darkness
  • Walter Kern discusses "The hoaxer," character, and the truth about Santa Claus
  • "Prowler"
  • Elizabeth Tallent
  • Elizabeth Tallent discusses "Prowler," character, and a fork in the road
  • II. PLOT
Control code
ocm57669742
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9780892553129
Isbn Type
(original trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005002694
Label
12 short stories and their making, edited, with an introduction by Paul Mandelbaum
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005002694.html
Publication
Note
"A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
Contents
  • "The story of my life"
  • Kim Edwards
  • Kim Edwards discusses "The story of my life," plot, and the ripple of events
  • "A record as long as your arm"
  • George Garrett
  • George Garrett discusses "A record as long as your arm," plot, and the angel he must wrestle
  • III. POINT OF VIEW/VOICE
  • "China"
  • Charles Johnson
  • Charles Johnson discusses "China," point of view and voice, and Alpha Narratives
  • I. CHARACTER
  • "Condolences to every one of us"
  • Allan Gurganus
  • Allan Gurganus discusses "Condolences to every one of us," point of view and voice, and the comedy of disaster
  • IV. SETTING
  • "Sur"
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Ursula K. Le Guin discusses "Sur," setting, and a place of remote and terrible beauty
  • "The third and final continent"
  • Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Jhumpa Lahiri discusses "The third and final continent," setting, cornflakes, and the "perfect lady"
  • "The hoaxer"
  • V. STRUCTURE
  • "Dream children"
  • Gail Godwin
  • Gail Godwin discusses "Dream children," structure, and her favorite ghosts stories
  • "Smorgasbord"
  • Tobias Wolff
  • Tobias Wolff discusses "Smorgasbord," structure, and consequences
  • V. THEME
  • "Rich"
  • Ellen Gilchrist
  • Walter Kirn
  • Ellen Gilchrist discusses "Rich," theme, images, and learning from Huckleberry Finn
  • "Never marry a Mexican"
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Sandra Cisneros discusses "Never marry a Mexican," theme, imagery, and exploring the heart's darkness
  • Walter Kern discusses "The hoaxer," character, and the truth about Santa Claus
  • "Prowler"
  • Elizabeth Tallent
  • Elizabeth Tallent discusses "Prowler," character, and a fork in the road
  • II. PLOT
Control code
ocm57669742
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9780892553129
Isbn Type
(original trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005002694

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