A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English

A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English

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Although the short story has existed in various forms for centuries, it has particularly flourished during the last hundred years. Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English includes alphabetically-arranged entries for 50 English-language short story writers from around the world. Most of these writers have been active since 1960, and they reflect a wide range of experiences and perspectives in their works. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and includes biography, a review of existing criticism, a lengthier analysis of specific works, and a selected bibliography of primary and secondary sources. The volume begins with a detailed introduction to the short story genre and concludes with an annotated bibliography of major works on short story theory.Carvera#39;s use of the shorta€”story form is at once traditional and innovative. Working within the Joycean tradition of epiphany (Campbell, Raymond Carver 7 a€”8), Carvera#39;s stories before Cathedral ... With such stories as the title story and a€œ Fevera€ in Cathedral, Carver makes the stark truth a background, taking his characters byanbsp;...


Title:A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English
Author:Erin Fallon, R.C. Feddersen, James Kurtzleben, Maurice A. Lee, Susan Rochette-Crawley
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-31
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