This collection presents works ranging from William Faulkner's A Rose for Emily to Alice Walker's Everyday Use. A comprehensive introduction offers insights into the history of fiction and its elements - such as plot, characterization and theme - while contextual headnotes provide a backdrop for each story in the text.

Fiction 1997, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780321011480

2nd edition

Trade paperback

Fiction 1993, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780065014617