Literary Criticism

A Companion to the American Short Story

by Alfred Bendixen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2020-07-13
Genre: Literary Criticism
Pages: 536 pages
ISBN 13: 1119685648
ISBN 10: 9781119685647
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : A Companion to the American Short Story written by Alfred Bendixen, published by John Wiley & Sons which was released on 2020-07-13. Download A Companion to the American Short Story Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward also helped to introduce a feminist literary tradition in some of her short fiction, the best of which appears in Men, Women, and Ghosts (1879) and Sealed Orders (1880), but her major contribution is the ... -- A 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 specific authors and texts, from Edgar Allen Poe to John Updike