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 shortastory form is at once traditional and innovative. Working within the Joycean tradition of epiphany (Campbell, Raymond Carver 7 a8), Carvera#39;s stories before Cathedral ... With such stories as the title story and a 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|