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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Postmodern short story.
Westport, CT : Praeger, 2003
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Farhat Iftekharuddin; Society for the Study of the Short Story.
|Description:||1 online resource (vii, 282 pages).|
|Contents:||Introduction / Farhat Iftekharrudin --
FICTIONAL NONFICTION AND NONFICTIONAL FICTION --
Playing it straight by making it up: imaginative leaps in the personal essay / Marilyn Abildskov --
Facts and fancy: the "nonfiction short story" / Michele Morano --
Historiografiction: the fictionalization of history in the short story / Michael Orlofsky --
WOMEN'S IDENTITY IN THE POSTMODERN WORLD --
Closure in Sandra Cisneros's "Women hollering creek" / Rose Marie Cutting --
The silence of the bears: Leslie Marmon Silko's writerly act of spiritual storytelling / Brewster E. Fitz --
The feminine consciousness as nightmare in the short-short stories of Joyce Carol Oates / Wayne Stengel --
Postmodernism in women's short story cycles: Lorrie Moore's Anagrams / Karen Weekes --
CONTEMPORARY MEN AND THEIR STORIES --
Crippled by the truth: oracular pronouncements, titillating titles, and the postmodern ethic / Richard E. Lee --
Male paradigms in Thom Jones and Tom Paine / Paul R. Lilly --
Eloquence and plot in Denis Johnson's Jesus' son: the merging of premodern and modernist narrative / J. Scott Farrin --
Ardor with a silent H: submitting to the ache of love in Edmund White's "Skinned alive" / Raymond-Jean Frontain --
The genre which is not one: Hemingway's In our time, difference, and the short story cycle / Peter Donahue --
DEATH AS IMAGE AND THEME IN SHORT FICTION --
Short stories to film: Richard Ford's "Great falls" and "Children" as Bright angel / Larry D. Griffin --
Melancholia and the death motif in Richard Brautigan's short fiction / Brenda M. Palo --
Perhaps she had not told him all the story: the disnarrated in James Joyce's Dubliners / Howard Lindholm --
POSTMODERN NARRATIVE AROUND THE WORLD --
Multiple narrative frames in R.R.R. Dhlomo's "Juwawa" / Christine Loflin --
Beyond genre: Canadian surrealist short fiction / Allan Weiss --
Postmodernism in the American short story: some general observations and some specific cases / Noel Harold Kaylor.
|Series Title:||Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 124.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Farhat Iftekharrudin [and others] under the auspices of the Society for the Study of the Short Story.|
- Short story.
- Short stories, English -- History and criticism.
- Short stories, American -- History and criticism.
- English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
- American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
- TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
- LITERARY CRITICISM -- General.
- American fiction.
- English fiction.
- Short stories, American.
- Short stories, English.