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A bestseller from first publication, The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction has beenadopted in over 750 schools in its Fifth Edition. From the start, it has offered students the writer's voice, pure and unencumbered by excessive editorial commentary. This new Sixth Shorter Edition continues to abide by R.V. Cassill's initial plan: "to put together a very large group of stories that would, in detail and overall design, express both the living tradition of short fiction and the culture of which it is a part."

About the Author

R. V. Cassill the original editor of The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, taught creative writing at the Iowa Writer s Workshop and at Brown, Purdue, Columbia, and Harvard. He was the author of more than thirty books of fiction, including the novels Clem Anderson, Dr. Cobb s Game, and After Goliath. Cassil s Collected Stories was published in 1989. He died in Rhode Island in 2002.
Published January 1, 1978 by Norton. 716 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction