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

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

Label
The Columbia companion to the twentieth-century American short story
Title
The Columbia companion to the twentieth-century American short story
Statement of responsibility
Blanche H. Gelfant, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfants brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories." The heart of the book, however, lies in Part 2, which contains more than one hundred pieces on individual writers and their work, including Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Richard Ford, Raymond Carver, Eudora Welty, Andre Debus, Zora Neal Hurston, Anne Beattie, Bharati Mukherjee, J.D. Salinger, and Jamaica Kincaid, as well as engaging pieces on the promising new writers to come on the scene. An authoritative resource on a literary genre that is enjoying unprecedented popularity. Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfant's brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme, such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories," and part 2 contains more than one hundred essays on the lives and work of individual writers, including engaging pieces on promising new writers. This volume offers a wealth of information and insight into the work of many of the finest short story writers in literary history. Following an introduction by critic Blanche H. Gelfant, articles explore stories that share particular themes and that give a sense of what makes a writer unique and an understanding of the writer's fictional world. The heart of the book comprises about 100 pieces on both established and new writers. Each entry offers a brief biographical sketch, an overview of the author's career and major motifs, and analyses of at least two stories
Additional physical form
Also available on the Internet via Xreferplus.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.010905
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.S5
LC item number
C57 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
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1922-
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Gelfant, Blanche H.
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  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
  • Authors, American
  • Nouvelles américaines
  • Roman américain
  • Nouvelles américaines
  • Roman américain
  • Écrivains américains
  • Verhalen
  • Amerikaans
Label
The Columbia companion to the twentieth-century American short story, Blanche H. Gelfant, editor
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Native American short story
  • Alberto Alvaro Ríos
  • Philip Roth
  • Damon Runyon
  • J.D. Salinger
  • Bienvenido N. Santos
  • William Saroyan
  • Delmore Schwartz
  • Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Jean Stafford
  • Wallace Stegner
  • Non-English American short stories
  • John Steinbeck
  • Elizabeth Tallent
  • Peter Taylor
  • James Thurber
  • John Updike
  • Helena María Viramontes
  • Anna Lee Walters
  • Robert Penn Warren
  • Sylvia A. Watanabe
  • Eudora Welty
  • The American working-class short story
  • Edith Wharton
  • Joy Williams
  • Tennessee Williams
  • William Carlos Williams
  • Tobias Wolff
  • Richard Wright
  • Hisaye Yamamoto
  • Anzia Yezierska
  • American short stories of the Holocaust
  • pt. 2. Individual writers and their work
  • Alice Adams
  • Sherwood Anderson
  • James Baldwin
  • John Barth
  • Donald Barthelme
  • pt. 1. Thematic essays
  • Rick Bass
  • Richard Bausch
  • Charles Baxter
  • Ann Beattie
  • Saul Bellow
  • Gina Berriault
  • Doris Betts
  • Paul Bowles
  • Kay Boyle
  • Ray Bradbury
  • The American short story cycle
  • Kate Braverman
  • Larry Brown
  • Erskine Caldwell
  • Hortense Calisher
  • Truman Capote
  • Raymond Carver
  • Willa Cather
  • John Cheever
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • The American short story, 1807-1900
  • Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
  • Robert Coover
  • Lydia Davis
  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Andre Dubus
  • Deborah Eisenberg
  • Stanley Elkin
  • George P. Elliott
  • John Fante
  • James T. Farrell
  • The African American short story
  • William Faulkner
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Richard Ford
  • Mary Gaitskill
  • William H. Gass
  • Ellen Gilchrist
  • Herbert Gold
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Amy Hempel
  • Mary Hood
  • The Asian American short story
  • 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
  • The Chicano-Latino short story
  • David Wong Louie
  • Norman Mailer
  • Bernard Malamud
  • Bobbie Anne Mason
  • Mary McCarthy
  • Elizabeth McCracken
  • Carson McCullers
  • Thomas McGuane
  • James Alan McPherson
  • Nicholasa Mohr
  • The ecological short story
  • Lorrie Moore
  • Toshio Mori
  • Bharati Mukherjee
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Tim O'Brien
  • Flannery O'Connor
  • John O'Hara
  • Tillie Olsen
  • Simon Ortiz
  • Lesbian and gay short stories
  • 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
Control code
ocm44132891
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 660 pages
Isbn
9780231110990
Lccn
00031610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o44132891
  • (OCoLC)44132891
Label
The Columbia companion to the twentieth-century American short story, Blanche H. Gelfant, editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Native American short story
  • Alberto Alvaro Ríos
  • Philip Roth
  • Damon Runyon
  • J.D. Salinger
  • Bienvenido N. Santos
  • William Saroyan
  • Delmore Schwartz
  • Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Jean Stafford
  • Wallace Stegner
  • Non-English American short stories
  • John Steinbeck
  • Elizabeth Tallent
  • Peter Taylor
  • James Thurber
  • John Updike
  • Helena María Viramontes
  • Anna Lee Walters
  • Robert Penn Warren
  • Sylvia A. Watanabe
  • Eudora Welty
  • The American working-class short story
  • Edith Wharton
  • Joy Williams
  • Tennessee Williams
  • William Carlos Williams
  • Tobias Wolff
  • Richard Wright
  • Hisaye Yamamoto
  • Anzia Yezierska
  • American short stories of the Holocaust
  • pt. 2. Individual writers and their work
  • Alice Adams
  • Sherwood Anderson
  • James Baldwin
  • John Barth
  • Donald Barthelme
  • pt. 1. Thematic essays
  • Rick Bass
  • Richard Bausch
  • Charles Baxter
  • Ann Beattie
  • Saul Bellow
  • Gina Berriault
  • Doris Betts
  • Paul Bowles
  • Kay Boyle
  • Ray Bradbury
  • The American short story cycle
  • Kate Braverman
  • Larry Brown
  • Erskine Caldwell
  • Hortense Calisher
  • Truman Capote
  • Raymond Carver
  • Willa Cather
  • John Cheever
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • The American short story, 1807-1900
  • Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
  • Robert Coover
  • Lydia Davis
  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Andre Dubus
  • Deborah Eisenberg
  • Stanley Elkin
  • George P. Elliott
  • John Fante
  • James T. Farrell
  • The African American short story
  • William Faulkner
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Richard Ford
  • Mary Gaitskill
  • William H. Gass
  • Ellen Gilchrist
  • Herbert Gold
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Amy Hempel
  • Mary Hood
  • The Asian American short story
  • 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
  • The Chicano-Latino short story
  • David Wong Louie
  • Norman Mailer
  • Bernard Malamud
  • Bobbie Anne Mason
  • Mary McCarthy
  • Elizabeth McCracken
  • Carson McCullers
  • Thomas McGuane
  • James Alan McPherson
  • Nicholasa Mohr
  • The ecological short story
  • Lorrie Moore
  • Toshio Mori
  • Bharati Mukherjee
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Tim O'Brien
  • Flannery O'Connor
  • John O'Hara
  • Tillie Olsen
  • Simon Ortiz
  • Lesbian and gay short stories
  • 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
Control code
ocm44132891
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 660 pages
Isbn
9780231110990
Lccn
00031610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o44132891
  • (OCoLC)44132891

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