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A companion to the American short story [electronic resource] /

edited by Alfred Bendixen and James Nagel.

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Names: Bendixen, Alfred. | Nagel, James.
Published: Chichester, U.K. ; Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 69.
Topics: Short stories, American - History and criticism.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: Wiley Online Library - Full text
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245 02|aA companion to the American short story|h[electronic resource] /|cedited by Alfred Bendixen and James Nagel.
246 30|aAmerican short story
260 |aChichester, U.K. ;|aMalden, MA :|bWiley-Blackwell,|c2010.
300 |a1 online resource (xiii, 519 p.)
490 1 |aBlackwell companions to literature and culture ;|v69
500 |aTitle from title screen (viewed on Apr. 24, 2012).
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 |aFront Matter -- The Nineteenth Century. The Emergence and Development of the American Short Story / Alfred Bendixen -- Poe and the American Short Story / Benjamin F Fisher -- A Guide to Melville's 3Bartleby, the Scrivener4 / Steven T Ryan -- Towards History and Beyond: Hawthorne and the American Short Story / Alfred Bendixen -- Charles W. Chesnutt and the Fictions of a 3New4 America / Charles Duncan -- Mark Twain and the American Comic Short Story / David E E Sloane -- New England Local-Color Literature: A Colonial Formation / Josephine Donovan -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Feminist Tradition of the American Short Story / Martha J Cutter -- The Short Stories of Edith Wharton / Donna Campbell -- The Transition into the New Century. The Short Stories of Stephen Crane / Paul Sorrentino -- Kate Chopin / Charlotte Rich -- Frank Norris and Jack London / Jeanne Campbell Reesman -- From 3Water Drops4 to General Strikes: Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Short Fiction and Social Change / Andrew J Furer -- The Twentieth Century. The Twentieth Century: A Period of Innovation and Continuity / James Nagel -- The Hemingway Story / George Monteiro -- William Faulkner's Short Stories / Hugh Ruppersburg -- Katherine Anne Porter / Ruth M Alvarez -- Eudora Welty and the Short Story: Theory and Practice / Ruth D Weston -- The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald: Structure, Narrative Technique, Style / Kirk Curnutt -- 3The Look of the World4: Richard Wright on Perspective / Mikko Tuhkanen -- Small Planets: The Short Fiction of Saul Bellow / Gloria L Cronin -- John Updike / Robert M Luscher -- Raymond Carver in the Twenty-First Century / Sandra Lee Kleppe -- Multi-Ethnic Female Identity and Denise Ch̀vez's / Karen Weekes -- Expansive Considerations. Landscape as Haven in American Women's Short Stories / Leah B Glasser -- The American Ghost Story / Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock -- The Detective Story / Catherine Ross Nickerson -- The Asian American Short Story / Wenying Xu -- The Jewish American Story / Andrew Furman -- The Multiethnic American Short Story / Molly Crumpton Winter -- 3Should I Stay or Should I Go?4 American Restlessness and the Short-Story Cycle / Jeff Birkenstein -- Index.
505 0 |aA COMPANION TO THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Part I: The Nineteenth Century; 1: The Emergence and Development of the American Short Story; 2: Poe and the American Short Story; 3: A Guide to Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener"; 4: Towards History and Beyond: Hawthorne and the American Short Story; 5: Charles W. Chesnutt and the Fictions of a "New" America; 6: Mark Twain and the American Comic Short Story; 7: New England Local-Color Literature: A Colonial Formation; 8: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Feminist Tradition of the American Short Story
520 |aA Companion to the American Short Story traces the development of this versatile literary genre over the past 200 years.: Sets the short story in context, paying attention to the interaction of cultural forces and aesthetic principles; Contributes to the ongoing redefinition of the American canon, with close attention to the achievements of women writers as well as such important genres as the ghost story and detective fiction; Embraces diverse traditions including African-American, Jewish-American, Latino, Native-American, and regional short story writing; Includes a section focused on specif.
588 |aDescription based on print version record.
650 0|aShort stories, American|xHistory and criticism.
655 4|aElectronic books.
700 1 |aBendixen, Alfred.
700 1 |aNagel, James.
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