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Writers on writing : the art of the short story

Author: Maurice Angus Lee
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.
Series: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 128.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Short story writers reflect on the craft, on their own works, and on challenges and trends in short story writing.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Writers on writing.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005
(OCoLC)607637331
Online version:
Writers on writing.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005
(OCoLC)608801109
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Angus Lee
ISBN: 0313315922 9780313315923
OCLC Number: 57549822
Description: xxii, 247 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Short story and poetry / Amiri Baraka --
The joys of the brief encounter / Alecia McKenzie --
Let me tell you a story / András Nagy --
Carving the fruit stones / Katherine Vaz --
The short story and me / Velma Pollard --
Writing home / Minoli Salgado --
A short history of a short story: a writer's beginnings / Merrill Joan Gerber --
Guided tours of time and death / Jayne Anne Phillips --
The story as Su-Su, the writer as gossip / Olive Senior --
Wholeness and the short story / Billie Travalini --
Not taking the bait: a brief for uselessness in short fiction / Lucy Ferriss --
Making the invisible visible / Marion Bloem --
My sister, the short story / Karen King-Aribisala --
Giacometti's foot and Proust's Madeleine: the short story of desire / Janette Turner Hospital --
Writing tough, staying honest: challenges for a writer in Singapore / Kirpal Singh --
Apartheid in literary criticism / Alfred Birney --
The long and the short of the story / Vincente Soto --
Telling stories about falling men / Ivan Wolfers --
"Not about me": autobiography and the short story / Janet Kieffer --
What comes next: women writing women in short contemporary fiction / Kelly Cherry --
Tell me a story / Donald Anderson --
A story / Vijay Lakshmi Chauhan --
The short story as process: not what it means / Cyril Dabydeen --
Deaths / Frederich Busch --
Telling stories in my head / Chris Offutt --
Glory be / Susan Rochette-Crawley --
A short story / Richard Ford --
Harvesting Blackberries, Blackberries: a black woman's publishing tale / Crystal E. Wilkinson --
FETCH! "Solid objects," A dog of flanders, and the short story / Charlotte Zoë Walker --
Mercury blobs / Sylvia Petter --
The short story: a surviving species / Aleksandar Hemon --
Migration and statis in the art of short fiction (or, some words as experiment) / Diane Glancy --
The justice-dealing machine / Clark Blaise.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 128.
Responsibility: edited by Maurice A. Lee.
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"In this collection of nearly three dozen essays about short story, contributors reveal the diversity of their attitudes, backgrounds and approaches." - Reference & Research Book News "This book Read more...

 
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