The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-century American Short Story PDF ePub eBook

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The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-century American Short Story free pdf Critic Blanche Gelfant's "companion" gathers together essays on major writers and themes by some of the leading literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories". The heart of the book, however, lies in Part 2, which contains more than 100 pieces on individual writers and their work, including Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Richard Ford, Raymond Carver, Eudora Welty, Andre Debus, Zora Neal Hurston, Anne Beattie, Bharati Mukherjee, J. D. Salinger and Jamaica Kincaid, as well as engaging pieces on the promising new writers to come on the scene.

About Blanche H. Gelfant

Blanche H. Gelfant is the author of The American City Novel, Women Writing in America: Voices in Collage, and Cross-Cultural Reckonings: A Triptych of Russian, American and Canadian Texts. For many years she was the Robert E. Maxwell Professor in the Arts and Sciences at Dartmouth. In recognition of her contributions as critic and scholar, the American Literature Division of the Modern Language Association has honored professor Gelfant with the Jay B. Hubbell Award for Lifetime Achievement in American Literary Studies.

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Author : Blanche H. Gelfant
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Data Published : 15 February 2001
ISBN : 0231110987
EAN : 9780231110983
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 952 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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