An anthology meant to emphasize the qindividual, human origins of great fiction . . . built around the lives, works, and ideas of a diverse group of significant major authorsq containing q63 stories by 52 authors from approximately 20 countries.q1919-1965, American Shirley Jackson was born in San Francisco and moved in her teens to Rochester, New York. ... Her 1948 allegorical tale aquot;The Lotteryaquot; created a sensation when it appeared in The New Yorker, and the issue quickly sold out. ... As Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren observed in their critical analysis Understanding Fiction, aquot;We had best not try to restrict the meaning to someanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Longman Masters of Short Fiction|
|Author||:||Dana Gioia, R. S. Gwynn|
|Publisher||:||Longman Publishing Group - 2002|