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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
Summary
"Twelve esteemed authors candidly discuss the crafting of their own remarkable short stories, selected by the editor not only for overall fineness and appeal, but also for the exemplary uses to which each work puts one of the following elements of fiction writing: character, plot, point of view/voice, setting, structure, and theme."--Jacket
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/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Short story
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Short stories, American
  • Short story
Label
12 short stories and their making, edited, with an introduction by Paul Mandelbaum
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005002694.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 hre 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, imager, 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 pages
Isbn
9780892553129
Lccn
2005002694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57669742
  • (OCoLC)57669742
Label
12 short stories and their making, edited, with an introduction by Paul Mandelbaum
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005002694.html
Publication
Note
"A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 hre 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, imager, 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 pages
Isbn
9780892553129
Lccn
2005002694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57669742
  • (OCoLC)57669742

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