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[320] pages ; 22 cm.
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Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.
Includes bibliographical references
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Sittenfeld, Curtis.
Pitlor, Heidi.
9781328485366 (hardcover)
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9781328485373 (pbk.)
1328485374 (pbk.)
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Lecturer: Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black, St. Mary's College of Maryland.
While short stories exist in traditions all over the world, Americanshort stories are a genre all their own. Emerging from the clash of cultures-and the collision of oral and print traditions-that began during the arrival of European settlers in the 16thand 17thcenturies, the short works that emerged have served many functions. They have entertained, certainly, but they have also helped foster identity, shape morality, and build the foundations of the American mythos for nearly four centuries.Whether you want to write short stories, simply want better insight as a reader, or even if you are looking for a new lens through which to view American history, the 24 rich and informative lectures of Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readerswill show you the ins and outs of this infinitely adaptable-and intrinsically American-literary form. Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black of St. Mary's College of Maryland guides you through the technical aspects of the short story, while also digging deep into the history of the form in the United States. Along the way, you will discover why the short story became so deeply connected to American identity and how it continues to evolve alongside the nation itself.The "great American novel" is often the lofty goal of writers who want to achieve literary immortality. But from the opening sentence to the lingering denouement, American short stories can both capture the world as it is and help envision what could be. Each is unique, and yet each is a part of a larger chronicle: the story of America.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Cognard-Black, Jennifer, 1969- teacher.
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xxi, 372 pages ; 22 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-369).
ǂt The era / ǂr Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah -- ǂt Natural light / ǂr Kathleen Alcott -- ǂt The great interruption : the story of a famous story off Old Port William and how it ceased to be told (1935-1978) / ǂr Wendell Berry -- ǂt No more than a bubble / ǂr Jamel Brinkley -- ǂt The third tower / ǂr Deborah Eisenberg -- ǂt Hellion / ǂr Julia Elliott -- ǂt Bronze / ǂr Jeffrey Eugenides -- ǂt Protozoa / ǂr Ella Martinsen Gorham -- ǂt Seeing Ershadi / ǂr Nicole Krauss -- ǂt Pity and shame / ǂr Ursula K. Le Guin -- ǂt Anyone can do it / ǂr Manuel Muñoz -- ǂt The plan / ǂr Sigrid Nunez -- ǂt Letter of apology / ǂr Maria Reva -- ǂt Black Corfu / ǂr Karen Russell -- ǂt Audition / ǂr Saïd Sayrafiezadeh -- ǂt Natural disasters / ǂr Alexis Schaitkin -- ǂt Our day of grace / ǂr Jim Shepard -- ǂt Wrong object / ǂr Mona Simpson -- ǂt They told us not to say this / ǂr Jenn Alandy Trahan -- ǂt Omakase / ǂr Weike Wang.
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Doerr, Anthony, 1973- editor.
Pitlor, Heidi, editor.
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