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Modern American Short Story Sequences

Composite Fictions and Fictive Communities

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Modern American Short Story Sequences
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This book gathers together eleven essays on important American short story sequences of the twentieth century. The introduction elucidates problems of defining the genre, cites notable instances of the form, and explores the implications of its modern emergence and popularity. Subsequent essays discuss illustrative works by such figures as Henry James, Jean Toomer, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Wright, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, J.D. Salinger, John Cheever, John Updike, Louise Erdrich, and Raymond Carver. Each essay also considers implications of form and arrangement in the construction of composite fictions that often produce the illusion of a fictive community.
Release date NZ
January 27th, 1995
Contributor
Edited by J.Gerald Kennedy
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
240
Dimensions
152x228x17
ISBN-13
9780521430104
Product ID
2064780

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