The Short Story

The Short Story

The Reality of Artifice

Book - 1995
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The short story has been experiencing a renaissance of interest in the nineties, among popular readers as well as professional critics. Charles May has been in the forefront of this revival of critical interest. Based on his work over the past 25 years, this book identifies the basic conventions of major short stories from Hawthorne and Poe to Ozick and Carver and discusses in depth the literary styles and forms unique to the genre. This critical history traces the development of the short story from its mythic beginnings to the late-20th century.
Publisher: New York : Twayne ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada, c1995.
ISBN: 9780805709537
0805709533
Branch Call Number: 809. 31 MAY
Characteristics: XX, 160 P.

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