Barnet, Sylvan, et al. A
. Boston. Little, Brown, and Company, 1960.
Covers all the historical and critical terms commonly used in the study of literature.
Boynton, Robert and Mack, Maynard.
. Rochelle Park, New Jersey. Hayden Book Co., Inc., 1978.
An excellent collection of short stories and the authors’ analyses.
Brooks, Cleanth and Warren, Robert Penn.
. Englewood Cliffs. Prentice Hall, Inc.,
Contains comprehensive explanation of story elements. Authors’ critiques of classic short stories are illuminating.
Knott, William C., Rev. Ed.
Craft of Fiction
. Heston, Virginia. Reston Publishing Co. 1977.
Easy to read. More of an aid to the novice writer, but Part 2 has pertinent information on short story elements.
writing in general and
. New York. A Bantam Book, 1979.
A “fast read” in paperback. Helpful information concisely presented.
Trump, J. Lloyd and Miller, Delmas F.
. Boston. Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1973.
College textbook. Promoting change is the underlying theme of every chapter. Guidelines are offered.