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Mid-century, an anthology of distinguished contemporary American short stories.

Orville Prescott

Mid-century, an anthology of distinguished contemporary American short stories.

Selected and with an introd. by Orville Prescott.

by Orville Prescott

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPocket books 47859
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS659 P74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18289473M

    Chapter 1. Introduction. American origins 2 Genre 3 The literary and social context of the early American short story 6. The short story in America has for almost two centuries held a prominent. The first and only comprehensive work of its kind, The Companion to Twentieth Century Poetry in English charts the development of poetry from to the present, across the whole of the English-speaking world, from the United States, Great Britain, and Ireland to New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Trinidad and Zimbabwe--anywhere where poets write in English.

    - Devoted to highlighting the works of distinguished statewide writers to showcase Michigan's diverse voices. The series publishes poetry, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and essays by Michigan writers with the aim of encouraging the recognition of the state's artistic and cultural heritage throughout Michigan, the Midwest, and the nation pins. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Full text of "Woman's voice speaking: mid-century Irish womanhood in the short stories of Frank O'Connor".

    Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines & more. Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. American authors have written countless essays and songs, poems and plays, novels and short stories. There is space here to discuss only some of the most important. Even a short summary, however, shows something of the splendid accomplishment of American literature since it emerged from its crude colonial beginnings more than years ago.


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