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A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English.

Author: Erin Fallon; R C Feddersen; James Kurtzleben; Maurice A Lee; Susan Rochette-Crawley
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
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Although the short story has existed in various forms for centuries, it has particularly flourished during the last hundred years. Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English includes alphabetically-arranged entries for 50 English-language short story writers from around the world. Most of these writers have been active since 1960, and they reflect a wide range of experiences and perspectives in their works.  Read more...
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Fallon, Erin.
A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Fallon; R C Feddersen; James Kurtzleben; Maurice A Lee; Susan Rochette-Crawley
ISBN: 9781135976224 1135976228 1306110386 9781306110389 9781315063720 1315063727
OCLC Number: 862610675
Description: 1 online resource (465 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Glance at the History of the Short Story In English; Chinua Achebe; Ama Ata Aidoo; Jessica Anderson; Margaret Eleanor Atwood; Toni Cade Bambara; John Simmons Barth; Donald Barthelme; Ann Beattie; Morley Callaghan; Angela (Olive) Carter; Raymond Carver; Sandra Cisneros; Robert Coover; Anita Desai; (Karen) Louise Erdrich; Richard Ford; Janet Frame; Ernest J. Gaines; Mavis Gallant; Nadine Gordimer; Patricia Grace; Gish Jen; Charles Richard Johnson; Elizabeth Jolley; Jamaica Kincaid. Maxine Hong KingstonDoris Lessing; Bernard Malamud; Bobbie Ann Mason; James Alan McPherson; Lorrie Moore; Bharati Mukherjee; Alice Munro; R.K. Narayan; Tim O'Brien; Michael Ondaatje; Cynthia Ozick; Grace Paley; Velma Pollard; Victor Sawdon Pritchett; Jean Rhys; Salman Rushdie; Samuel Dickson Selvon; Olive Senior; Leslie Marmon Silko; Amy Tan; William Trevor; Selected Annotated Bibliography; Index; About the Editors and Contributors.

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