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A Companion to the American Short Story free pdf "A Companion to the American Short Story" traces the development of this versatile literary genre over the past 200 years. It sets the short story in context, paying attention to the interaction of cultural forces and aesthetic principles. It 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. It embraces diverse traditions including African-American, Jewish-American, Latino, Native-American, and regional short story writing. It includes a section focused on specific authors and texts, from Edgar Allen Poe to John Updike.

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Alfred Bendixen, Professor of English at Texas A

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Author : Alfred Bendixen
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 19 February 2010
ISBN : 1405115432
EAN : 9781405115438
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 536 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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