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Speaking of the short story : interviews with contemporary writers

Author: Farhat Iftekharuddin; Mary Rohrberger; Maurice Angus Lee
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here twenty-one interviews (eighteen with contemporary writers and three with scholars of the short story) reveal the demanding and exhilarating requirements the short story imposes upon its practitioners. Although amateurs delight in writing stories, form proves to demand a master touch, like that of the interviewees.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Speaking of the short story.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1997
(OCoLC)605132391
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Farhat Iftekharuddin; Mary Rohrberger; Maurice Angus Lee
ISBN: 0878059709 9780878059706 0878059717 9780878059713
OCLC Number: 36201647
Notes: Interviews conducted in June 1994 during the Third International Conference on the Short Story in English.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An interview with Isabel Allende / Farhat Iftekharuddin --
An interview with Rudolfo A. Anaya / Farhat Iftekharuddin --
An interview with Arturo Arias / Cheryl A. Roberts --
An interview with Ray A. Young Bear / Elias Ellefson --
An interview with Clark Blaise / Greg Wahl --
An interview with Judith Ortiz Cofer / Jocelyn Bartkevicius --
An interview with Moira Crone / Mary Rohrberger --
An interview with Ana Maria Del Rio / Maurice Lee --
An interview with Ellen Douglas / Rick Feddersen --
An interview with Richard Ford / Ned Stuckey-French --
An interview with Robert Franklin Gish / Chesney Baker --
An interview with Wilson Harris / Maurice Lee --
An interview with Shirley Geok-lin Lim / Jennie Wang --
An interview with Susan Lohafer / Hilary Siebert --
An interview with Charles E. May / Susan Lohafer --
An interview with Bharati Mukherjee / Beverley Byers-Pevitts --
An interview with Simon J. Ortiz / Mary Lindroth & Kathleen Anderson --
An interview with Mary Rohrberger / Susan Rochette-Crawley --
An interview with Kirin Narayan / Minoli Salgado --
An interview with Sonia Sanchez / Danielle Alyce Rome --
An interview with Leslie Marmon Silko / Florence Boos.
Responsibility: edited by Farhat Iftekharuddin, Mary Rohrberger, and Maurice Lee.

Abstract:

Here twenty-one interviews (eighteen with contemporary writers and three with scholars of the short story) reveal the demanding and exhilarating requirements the short story imposes upon its practitioners. Although amateurs delight in writing stories, form proves to demand a master touch, like that of the interviewees.

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