The Oxford Book of American Short Stories

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ISBN 10 : 0195092627
Pages : 768 pages
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Download or read book The Oxford Book of American Short Stories written by Joyce Carol Oates and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 1992 with total page 768 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents a collection of fifty-six familiar and unfamiliar stories by such writers as Washington Irving, Ernest Hemingway, Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry James, and Kate Chopin.

The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories

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ISBN 10 : 9780195130850
Pages : 481 pages
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Download or read book The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories written by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 1999-07-15 with total page 481 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection brings together 53 stories that span the history of Latin American literature and represent the most dazzling achievements in the form. It covers the entire history of Latin American short fiction, from the colonial period to present.

The Bible in the American Short Story

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Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 9781474237178
Pages : 256 pages
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Download or read book The Bible in the American Short Story written by Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2017-11-02 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Bible in the American Short Story examines Biblical influences in the post-World War II American short story. In a series of accessible chapters, Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg and Peter S. Hawkins offer close-readings of short stories by leading contemporary writers such as Flannery O'Connor, Allegra Goodman, Tobias Wolff and Kirstin Valdez Quade that highlight the biblical passages that they reference. Exploring episodes from the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament and both Jewish and Christian heritages, this book is an important contribution to understanding the influence of the Bible in contemporary literature.

Seeing Ourselves

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Publisher : Applewood Books
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ISBN 10 : 9781557090904
Pages : 465 pages
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Download or read book Seeing Ourselves written by Alan Cheuse and published by Applewood Books. This book was released on 2007-07-04 with total page 465 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Throughout American history, short story writers have entertained us by creating brief narratives - short takes, we might call them - of the people and places that have become our national heritage. Alan Cheuse, the writer whose voice is familiar to all who listen to NPR, has put together a new variety of anthology, one that starts as a collection of wonderful literature but, by means of Cheuse's selection and commentary, becomes a social history of our nation. Organized chronologically, the anthology has been edited so that each story contributes to building a picture of America from the earliest stories in the 19th century all the way to World War I. The Greatest Early American Short Stories: People and Places that Came Before Us features stories by Washington Irving, Louisa May Alcott, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, Henry James, Edith Wharton, Theodore Dreiser, Willa Cather, and more.

American Short Story since 1950

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Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780748686537
Pages : 184 pages
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Download or read book American Short Story since 1950 written by Kasia Boddy and published by Edinburgh University Press. This book was released on 2010-08-31 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book focuses specifically on short fiction written since 1950, a particularly rich and diverse period in the history of the form. A selective approach has been taken, focusing on the best and most representative work.

The Geographies of African American Short Fiction

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Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
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ISBN 10 : 9781496838742
Pages : 182 pages
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Download or read book The Geographies of African American Short Fiction written by Kenton Rambsy and published by Univ. Press of Mississippi. This book was released on 2022-04-15 with total page 182 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Perhaps the brevity of short fiction accounts for the relatively scant attention devoted to it by scholars, who have historically concentrated on longer prose narratives. The Geographies of African American Short Fiction seeks to fill this gap by analyzing the ways African American short story writers plotted a diverse range of characters across multiple locations—small towns, a famous metropolis, city sidewalks, a rural wooded area, apartment buildings, a pond, a general store, a prison, and more. In the process, these writers highlighted the extents to which places and spaces shaped or situated racial representations. Presenting African American short story writers as cultural cartographers, author Kenton Rambsy documents the variety of geographical references within their short stories to show how these authors make cultural spaces integral to their artwork and inscribe their stories with layered and resonant social histories. The history of these short stories also documents the circulation of compositions across dozens of literary collections for nearly a century. Anthology editors solidified the significance of a core group of short story authors including James Baldwin, Toni Cade Bambara, Charles Chesnutt, Ralph Ellison, Zora Neale Hurston, and Richard Wright. Using quantitative information and an extensive literary dataset, The Geographies of African American Short Fiction explores how editorial practices shaped the canon of African American short fiction.

Edinburgh Companion to the Short Story in English

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ISBN 10 : 9781474400664
Pages : 388 pages
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Download or read book Edinburgh Companion to the Short Story in English written by Paul Delaney and published by Edinburgh University Press. This book was released on 2018-11-27 with total page 388 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection explores the history and development of the anglophone short story since the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Oxford Book of American Short Stories

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ISBN 10 : 1417750952
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Download or read book Oxford Book of American Short Stories written by Joyce Carol Oates and published by Turtleback Books. This book was released on 1994-09-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents a collection of fifty-six familiar and unfamiliar stories by such writers as Washington Irving, Ernest Hemingway, Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry James, and Kate Chopin.

Asian American Short Story Writers

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Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
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ISBN 10 : 0313322295
Pages : 359 pages
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Download or read book Asian American Short Story Writers written by Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel and published by Greenwood Publishing Group. This book was released on 2003 with total page 359 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Looks a the life and works of forty-nine Asian American short story writers.

The Latin American Short Story at its Limits

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 9781351543071
Pages : 178 pages
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Download or read book The Latin American Short Story at its Limits written by Lucy Bell and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2017-07-05 with total page 178 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Latin American short story has often been viewed in terms of its relation to orality, tradition and myth. But this desire to celebrate the difference of Latin American culture unwittingly contributes to its exoticization, failing to do justice to its richness, complexity and contemporaneity. By re-reading and re-viewing the short stories of Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortazar and Augusto Monterroso, Bell reveals the hybridity of this genre. It is at once rooted in traditional narrative and fragmented by modern experience; its residual qualities are revived through emergent forms. Crucially, its oral and mythical characteristics are compounded with the formal traits of modern, emerging media: photography, cinema, telephony, journalism, and cartoon art.

Short Stories Set

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Download or read book Short Stories Set written by Ilan Stavans and published by . This book was released on 2012-01-06 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The perfect set for all those interested in literature across various cultures! This set includes The Oxford Book of American Short Stories, The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories, The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories, and The Oxford Book of English Short Stories.

Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis

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ISBN 10 : 9781317594055
Pages : 140 pages
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Download or read book Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis written by Sandra Buechler and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2015-03-05 with total page 140 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature describes the problematic ways people learn to cope with life’s fundamental challenges, such as maintaining self-esteem, bearing loss, and growing old. People tend to deal with the challenges of being human in characteristic, repetitive ways. Descriptions of these patterns in diagnostic terms can be at best dry, and at worst confusing, especially for those starting training in any of the clinical disciplines. To try to appeal to a wider audience, this book illustrates each coping pattern using vivid, compelling fiction whose characters express their dilemmas in easily accessible, evocative language. Sandra Buechler uses these examples to show some of the ways we complicate our lives and, through reimagining different scenarios for these characters, she illustrates how clients can achieve greater emotional health and live their lives more productively. Drawing on the work of Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Munro, Mann, James, O’Connor, Chopin, McCullers, Carver, and the many other authors represented here, Buechler shows how their keen observational short fiction portrays self-hurtful styles of living. She explores how human beings cope using schizoid, paranoid, grandiose, hysteric, obsessive, and other defensive styles. Each is costly, in many senses, and each limits the possibility for happiness and fulfillment. Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis offers insights into what living with and working with problematic behaviors really means through a series of examples of the major personality disorders as portrayed in literature. Through these fictitious examples, clinicians and trainees, and undergraduate and graduate students can gain a greater understanding of how someone becomes paranoid, schizoid, narcissistic, obsessive, or depressive, and how that affects them, and those around them, including the mental health professionals who work with them.

The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories

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ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105018327028
Pages : 686 pages
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Download or read book The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories written by Tony Hillerman and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 1996 with total page 686 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An anthology of thirty-three short stories traces the evolution of American crime fiction in works by Erle Stanley Gardner, Rex Stout, Ellery Queen, Ed McBain, Sue Grafton, Sara Paretsky, Bret Harte, William Faulkner, and Tony Hillerman

Thematic Guide to Popular Short Stories

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ISBN 10 : 0313318972
Pages : 318 pages
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Download or read book Thematic Guide to Popular Short Stories written by Patrick A. Smith and published by Greenwood Publishing Group. This book was released on 2002 with total page 318 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A guide for librarians and teachers offers annotations summarizing the themes, plots, and publication information for 450 popular short stories.

The Short Story Set

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ISBN 10 : 0195213122
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Download or read book The Short Story Set written by Atwood Oates Abramson and published by . This book was released on 1996-09-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

The Best American Short Stories of the Century

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Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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ISBN 10 : 0395843677
Pages : 835 pages
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Download or read book The Best American Short Stories of the Century written by John Updike and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2000 with total page 835 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With a new 1999 story added to the paperback volume, this collection of the best stories of the century includes some of the greatest names in literature as well as a few spectacular one-hit wonders. Reprint.

The Oxford Book of the American South

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ISBN 10 : 9780195124934
Pages : 597 pages
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Download or read book The Oxford Book of the American South written by Edward L. Ayers and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 1998 with total page 597 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Gathers short stories, journalism, and excerpts from novels, diaries, and memoirs by Southern authors