The Art of the Short Story: 52 Great Authors, Their Best Short Fiction, and Their Insights on Writing

Dana Gioia and R. S. Gwynn, editors
Published in 2005
by Longman

Poets Dana Gioia and R.S. Gwynn present pieces of short fiction from fifty-two classic, contemporary and new voices alongside material to place the stories in historical, biographical, and critical context. A section called "Critical Approaches to Literature" explains how to take an informed, critical stance when reading literature, and a glossary of literary terms further enhances the experience of reading the works.


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