Higher Education

Classics of Modern Fiction, 5th Edition

  • Irving Howe
  • ISBN-10: 015500171X  |  ISBN-13: 9780155001718
  • 706 Pages
  • © 1993 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $159.00



CLASSIC OF MODERN FICTION focuses on 12 classic novellas that define the modern movement in fiction.

Table of Contents

To The Student.
Fyodor Dostoevsky: Introduction. NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND.
Leo Tolstoy: Introduction. THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYCH.
Stephen Crane: Introduction. THE BLUE HOTEL.
Joseph Conrad: Introduction. THE SECRET SHARER.
Franz Kafka: Introduction. THE METAMORPHOSIS.
James Joyce: Introduction. THE DEAD.
Willa Cather: Introduction. MY MORTAL ENEMY.
James Baldwin: Introduction. SONNY'S BLUES.
Flannery O'Connor: Introduction. THE DISPLACED PERSON.
Doris Lessing: Introduction. THE ANTHEAP.
James Alan McPherson: Introduction. A SOLO SONG: FOR DOC.
Gabriel García Márquez: Introduction. NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL.


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Everyday Use by Alice Walker (DVD): Wadsworth Original Film Series in Literature  (ISBN-10: 1413006582 | ISBN-13: 9781413006582)

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I Stand Here Ironing by Tillie Olsen (VHS): The Wadsworth Original Film Series in Literature  (ISBN-10: 1413023177 | ISBN-13: 9781413023176)

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