Critical Survey of Short Fiction: Essays, research tools, indexes

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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
2599
The Detective Story
2613
The ScienceFiction Story
2632
Short Fiction in Antiquity
2657
The Early Middle Ages
2680
The Renaissance Novelle
2700
The Eighteenth Century
2726
19201960
2803
Cable George Washington 394
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Subject Index
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James Henry 1283
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Cain James M 400
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Daudet Alphonse 676
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Flaubert Gustave 872
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Harrison Jim 1127
ccix
R 1291
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19602000
2826
Major Awards
2981
Farrell James T 851
2989
Singer Isaac Bashevis 2157
3002
Mukherjee Bharati 1721
3009
The O Henry Awards 19192000
3015
ShortFiction Chronology
3044
Bibliography
3069
Geographical Index
clix
McCarthy Mary 1551
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Nabokov Vladimir 1738
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Plomer William 1937
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Shalamov Varlam 2126
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Sinyavsky Andrei 2165
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Toomer Jean 2335
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Woolf Virginia 2554
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