The Columbia companion to the twentieth-century American short story

The American short story has never been more popular - or more important - than it is today. With many lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary scholars in the United States, The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story offers readers a wealth of...

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Corporate Author: Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Authors: Gelfant, Blanche H., 1922-
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: New York [N.Y.] : Columbia University Press, c2000
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Summary:The American short story has never been more popular - or more important - than it is today. With many lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary scholars in the United States, The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story offers readers a wealth of information and insight into the work of many of the finest short story writers in literary history. Part one of the book is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme, such as "The American Working-Class Short Story" or "Lesbian and Gay Short Stories". Part two contains pieces on individual writers and their work, including Ernest Hemingway, Raymond Carver and J.D. Salinger.
Physical Description:1 online resource (126 entries) : 1 image, digital files.
Format:Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9781849720311 (online)
0231110987 (cloth : alk. paper)
Access:Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.