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Title The Columbia companion to the twentieth-century American short story / Blanche H. Gelfant, editor.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 660 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Thematic essays -- The American short story cycle -- The American short story, 1807-1900 -- The African American short story -- The Asian American short story -- The Chicano-Latino short story -- The ecological short story -- Lesbian and gay short stories -- The Native American short story -- Non-English American short stories -- The American working-class short story -- American short stories of the Holocaust -- pt. 2. Individual writers and their work -- Alice Adams -- Sherwood Anderson -- James Baldwin -- John Barth -- Donald Barthelme -- Rick Bass -- Richard Bausch -- Charles Baxter -- Ann Beattie -- Saul Bellow -- Gina Berriault -- Doris Betts -- Paul Bowles -- Kay Boyle -- Ray Bradbury -- Kate Braverman -- Larry Brown -- Erskine Caldwell -- Hortense Calisher -- Truman Capote -- Raymond Carver -- Willa Cather -- John Cheever -- Sandra Cisneros -- Walter Van Tilburg Clark -- Elizabeth Cook-Lynn -- Robert Coover -- Lydia Davis -- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- Andre Dubus -- Deborah Eisenberg -- Stanley Elkin -- George P. Elliott -- John Fante -- James T. Farrell -- William Faulkner -- F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Richard Ford -- Mary Gaitskill -- William H. Gass -- Ellen Gilchrist -- Herbert Gold -- Ernest Hemingway -- Amy Hempel -- Mary Hood -- Langston Hughes -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Shirley Jackson -- Jamaica Kincaid -- Ring Lardner -- David Leavitt -- Ursula K. Le Guin -- Meridel Le Sueur -- Shirley Geok-lin Lim -- Jack London -- David Wong Louie -- Norman Mailer -- Bernard Malamud -- Bobbie Anne Mason -- Mary McCarthy -- Elizabeth McCracken -- Carson McCullers -- Thomas McGuane -- James Alan McPherson -- Nicholasa Mohr -- Lorrie Moore -- Toshio Mori -- Bharati Mukherjee -- Vladimir Nabokov -- Joyce Carol Oates -- Tim O'Brien -- Flannery O'Connor -- John O'Hara -- Tillie Olsen -- Simon Ortiz -- Cynthia Ozick -- Grace Paley -- Américo Paredes -- Dorothy Parker -- Jayne Anne Phillips -- Katherine Anne Porter -- William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) -- Annie Proulx -- Thomas Pynchon -- Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings -- Alberto Alvaro Ríos -- Philip Roth -- Damon Runyon -- J.D. Salinger -- Bienvenido N. Santos -- William Saroyan -- Delmore Schwartz -- Leslie Marmon Silko -- Jean Stafford -- Wallace Stegner -- John Steinbeck -- Elizabeth Tallent -- Peter Taylor -- James Thurber -- John Updike -- Helena María Viramontes -- Anna Lee Walters -- Robert Penn Warren -- Sylvia A. Watanabe -- Eudora Welty -- Edith Wharton -- Joy Williams -- Tennessee Williams -- William Carlos Williams -- Tobias Wolff -- Richard Wright -- Hisaye Yamamoto -- Anzia Yezierska.
Summary More than 125 lucid essays on major writers and themes. Information and insight into the work of many of the finest short story writers in literary history. Part one--articles on stories that share a particular theme. Part two--individual writers and their work.
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Subject Short stories, American -- Dictionaries.
American fiction -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.
Short stories, American -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
American fiction -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
Biography -- Dictionaries.
Dictionaries.
Naslagwerken (vorm)
Added Author Gelfant, Blanche H., 1922-
Other Form: Print version: Columbia companion to the twentieth-century American short story. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000 0231110987 (DLC) 00031610 (OCoLC)44132891
ISBN 0231504950 (electronic bk.)
9780231504959 (electronic bk.)
9781849720311
1849720312
0231110987
9780231110983
9780231110990