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Title The art of brevity : excursions in short fiction theory and analysis / edited by Per Winther, Jakob Lothe, and Hans H. Skei.

Imprint Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2004.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  808.31 Ar75 2004    ---  Available
Description xx, 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Origins, development, substance, and design of the short story: how I got hooked on the short story and where it led me / Mary Rohrberger -- Why short stories are essential and why they are seldom read / Charles E. May -- Writing short stories: my double story, with reflections on occasion, tonality, and direction / Andrew K. Kennedy -- Real-world characters in fictional story worlds: Robert Olen Butler's 'JFK secretly attends Jackie auction' / Susan Lohafer -- Narrative, lyric, and plot in Chris Offutt's Out of the woods / John Gerlach -- Closure and preclosure as narrative grid in short story analysis: some methodological suggestions / Per Winther -- Illustrated short story: toward a typology / Stuart Sillars -- Danish short shorts in the 1990s and the Jena-romantic fragments / Gitte Mose -- Aspects of the fragment in Joyce's Dubliners and Kafka's The trial / Jakob Lothe -- Short notes on tall tales: some Australian examples / W.H. New -- When foreignness and familiarity become one: defamiliarization in some Canadian short stories / Gerd Bjorhovde -- Making the familiar strange: representing the house in Sarah Orne Jewett's 'The landscape chamber' and Linda Hogan's 'Friends and fortunes' / Laura Castor -- Architecture in short stories by Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty / Jan Nordby Gretlund -- A life remembered: store porch tales from Yoknapatawpha county / Hans H. Skei -- Faulkner, Welty, and the short story composite / Sandra Lee Kleppe -- Queer short story / Axel Nissen -- Melville's stories as novel alternative / Hans B. Lofgren.
Subject Short story.
Added Author Winther, Per, 1947-
Lothe, Jakob.
Skei, Hans H., 1945-
ISBN 1570035571 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781570035579 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 264673506
YDXCP 2138798
NZ1 8495695

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