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Wise economies : brevity and storytelling in American short stories

Author: Kirk Curnutt
Publisher: Moscow : University of Idaho Press, ©1997.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Curnutt, Kirk, 1964-
Wise economies.
Moscow : University of Idaho Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605141287
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirk Curnutt
ISBN: 0893012025 9780893012021
OCLC Number: 35986405
Description: xii, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Washington Irving : intertextual framing and oral tradition in "The legend of Sleepy Hollow" --
Nathaniel Hawthorne : extratextual framing and sermonic rhetoric in "Wakefield" --
Herman Melville : intratextual framing in "Bartleby, the scrivener" --
Rebecca Harding Davis : "Life in the iron mills" and the cross-gendered text --
Sarah Orne Jewett : "A white heron" and the power of suggestion --
Charlotte Perkins Gilman : "The yellow wallpaper," storytelling, and "getting real" --
Gertrude Stein : indirect speech in "Miss Furr and Miss Skeene" --
Ernest Hemingway : repetition, stylization, and dialogue in "Hills like white elephants" --
Djuna Barnes : free indirect discourse and parody in "Run girls, run" --
Richard Wright : free indirect discourse, dialect, and empathy in "Almos' a man" --
Bobbie Ann Mason : "Shiloh" and the insides of history --
Raymond Carver : tense, telling, memory.
Responsibility: Kirk Curnutt.

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