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The short story readers' advisory : a guide to the best

Author: Brad Hooper
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, ©2000.
Series: ALA readers' advisory series.
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With an introduction to the world of short-story writing, there are more than 200 critical essays covering short story writers past and present and a step-by-step guide on how to interview readers in order to match their tastes with stories. Flourishing with celebrated masters as well as fresh new voices, the short story genre is more popular today than ever. In this handy reference, you'll find an introduction to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Short stories
Bibliographie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Hooper
ISBN: 0838907822 9780838907825
OCLC Number: 43370564
Description: vii, 135 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Short Story: Appreciation and a definition --
"Total commitment" readers' advisory --
Masters of the past --
Contemporary masters --
Appendix --
Anthologies --
Indexes --
Author --
Nationality --
Subject.
Series Title: ALA readers' advisory series.
Responsibility: Brad Hooper.

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With an introduction to the world of short-story writing, there are more than 200 critical essays covering short story writers past and present and a step-by-step guide on how to interview readers in order to match their tastes with stories. Flourishing with celebrated masters as well as fresh new voices, the short story genre is more popular today than ever. In this handy reference, you'll find an introduction to the world of short story writing, more than 200 critical essays covering short story writers past and present, and a step-by-step guide on how to interview readers in order to match their tastes with stories. Packed with information, this popular book will help you to: Increase your understanding of short story elements and writers. Quickly find and categorize stories by author name, subject area, and geographic origin. Make insightful short story reading recommendations to curious readers.

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