Critical Survey of Short Fiction: Italo Calvino - Louise Erdrich

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Charles Edward May, Frank Northen Magill
Salem Press, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 3092 pages
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This series contains 515 essays, revolving around authors of short fiction. Essays are arranged alphabetically by author and provide in-depth overviews of short-story writers. Each essay contains full birth and death data, substantial listings of literary works by genre, and an analysis and survey of the major themes and techniques in the writer's work, using specific titles for examples. Finally, there is a list of other publication by genre, and an annotated bibliography.

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Contents

Complete List of Authors xxxi Crane Stephen
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Capek Karel
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Carey Peter
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Charles E. May is Professor Emeritus at California State University, Long Beach. He is the author/editor of eight books on the short story, including Short Story Theories, New Short Story Theories, Edgar Allan Poe: A Study of the Short Fiction, and Reality of Artifice: The Short Story. He is also the author of more than 300 essays and reviews on the short story and has lectured on the form at academic conferences in Norway, Portugal, Spain, Ireland, Italy, France, Canada, and the United States. He was a Fulbright Senior Fellow at Trinity College, Dublin and University College, Dublin, where he taught American short fiction. He writes a blog on Reading the Short Story at may-on-the-short-story.blogspot.com

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