Points of View: An Anthology of Short Stories, edited by James Moffett and Kenneth R. McElheny [Revised and updated edition]
Since its original publication in 1966, this volume has attained classic status. Now its contents have been updated and its cultural framework enlarged by the original editors. Many of the 44 stories come from a new writing generation with a contemporary consciousness, and this brilliant blending of masters of the past and the brightest talents of the present achieves the goal of making a great collection even greater. Adds twenty-nine new authors to the collection of short stories that includes "A Voice From the Wall" by Amy Tan, "Strong Horse Tea" by Alice Walker, "Uglypuss" by Margaret Atwood, and "The Bridle" by Raymond Carver. Other contributors include Tillie Olsen, Truman Capote, Ralph Ellison, John Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, James Baldwin, Shirley Jackson, John Cheever, Grace Paley, Eudora Welty, Dorothy Parker, and others.
A timeless text for writers to understand multiple and complex points of view, including interior monologue, letter narration,subjective narration, detached autobiography, memoir or observer narration, anonymous narration -- single character point of view, anonymous narration -- double character POV, anonymous narration -- multiple character POV.
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