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Download and read online The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth century American Short Story in PDF and EPUB Articles describe the works of a variety of short story writers.
Download and read online A Reader s Companion to the Short Story in English in PDF and EPUB 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.
Download and read online American Literature from the 1850s to 1945 in PDF and EPUB Deviating from the romanticism of earlier works, American literature that emerged after the mid-19th century adopted a distinct realism and an often critical view of American society. With penetrating analyses, writers such as Henry Adams and Upton Sinclair exposed fundamental flaws in government and industry, while Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken incisively satirized social ills such as prejudice and intolerance. Readers will encounter these and other great minds whose fluid pens challenged the status quo.
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Download and read online The American Short Story since 1950 in PDF and EPUB The American Short Story since 1950 offers a reappraisal and contextualisation of a critically underrated genre during a particularly rich period in its history. It offers new readings of important stories by key writers including Flannery O'Connor, John Cheever, Donald Barthelme, Raymond Carver, Lorrie Moore and Grace Paley. These readings are related throughout to the various contexts in which stories are written and published, including creative writing schools, story-writing handbooks, mass market and 'little' magazines.
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Download and read online The Short Story in PDF and EPUB An introduction to the history, culture, aesthetics and economics of the short story. The book pays attention to experimental, postcolonial and popular fiction alongside developments in Anglo-American, Hispanic and European literature.
Download and read online Reference Sources for Small and Medium sized Libraries in PDF and EPUB An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for small and medium-sized libraries and includes updates information on such resources as CD-ROMs, electronic databases, the Internet, and Web 2.0.
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