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The American short story before 1850 : a critical history

Author: Eugene Current-García
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Twayne Publishers, 1985.
Series: Twayne's critical history of the short story.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Twayne's critical history of the short story. Bibliography: p. 146-162. A critical history tracing the evolution of American short fiction from its beginning as stereotypical allegories to 1850.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Current-García, Eugene.
American short story before 1850.
Boston, Mass. : Twayne Publishers, 1985
(OCoLC)564170027
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Current-García
ISBN: 0805793593 9780805793598
OCLC Number: 11518152
Description: xiv, 168 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Types of magazine short fiction before 1820 --
Irving sets the pattern --
Hawthorne's short fiction --
Poe's short fiction --
Simms and the Southern frontier humorists --
Shifting trends toward realism in fiction.
Series Title: Twayne's critical history of the short story.
Responsibility: Eugene Current-García.

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"Twayne's critical history of the short story. Bibliography: p. 146-162. A critical history tracing the evolution of American short fiction from its beginning as stereotypical allegories to 1850.

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Preface -- Chronology -- Types of magazine short fiction before 1820 -- Irving sets the pattern -- Hawthorne’s short fiction -- Poe’s short fiction -- Simms and the southern frontier humorists -- Shifting trends toward realism in fiction -- Notes and references -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author.

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