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Title The postmodern short story : forms and issues / edited by Farhat Iftekharrudin ... [et. al.] under the auspices of the Society for the Study of the Short Story.

Imprint Westport, CT : Praeger, 2003.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  809.31 P846 2003    ---  Available
Description vii, 282 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions to the study of world literature, 0738-9345 ; no. 124
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-269) and index.
Contents Introduction / Farhat Iftekharrudin -- FICTIONAL NONFICTION AND NONFICTIONAL FICTION -- Playing it straight by making it up: imaginative leaps in the personal essay / Marilyn Abildskov -- Facts and fancy: the "nonfiction short story" / Michele Morano -- Historiografiction: the fictionalization of history in the short story / Michael Orlofsky -- WOMEN'S IDENTITY IN THE POSTMODERN WORLD -- Closure in Sandra Cisneros's "Women hollering creek" / Rose Marie Cutting -- Silence of the bears: Leslie Marmon Silko's writerly act of spiritual storytelling / Brewster E. Fitz -- Feminine consciousness as nightmare in the short-short stories of Joyce Carol Oates / Wayne Stengel -- Postmodernism in women's short story cycles: Lorrie Moore's Anagrams / Karen Weekes -- CONTEMPORARY MEN AND THEIR STORIES -- Crippled by the truth: oracular pronouncements, titillating titles, and the postmodern ethic / Richard E. Lee -- Male paradigms in Thom Jones and Tom Paine / Paul R. Lilly -- Eloquence and plot in Denis Johnson's Jesus' son: the merging of premodern and modernist narrative / J. Scott Farrin -- Ardor with a silent H: submitting to the ache of love in Edmund White's "Skinned alive" / Raymond-Jean Frontain -- Genre which is not one: Hemingway's In our time, difference, and the short story cycle / Peter Donahue -- DEATH AS IMAGE AND THEME IN SHORT FICTION -- Short stories to film: Richard Ford's "Great falls" and "Children" as Bright angel / Larry D. Griffin -- Melancholia and the death motif in Richard Brautigan's short fiction / Brenda M. Palo -- Perhaps she had not told him all the story: the disnarrated in James Joyce's Dubliners / Howard Lindholm -- POSTMODERN NARRATIVE AROUND THE WORLD -- Multiple narrative frames in R.R.R. Dhlomo's "Juwawa" / Christine Loflin -- Beyond genre: Canadian surrealist short fiction / Allan Weiss -- Postmodernism in the American short story: some general observations and some specific cases / Noel Harold Kaylor.
Subject Short story.
Short stories, English -- History and criticism.
Short stories, American -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Added Author Iftekharuddin, Farhat.
Society for the Study of the Short Story.
ISBN 0313323755 (alk. paper)
9780313323751 (alk. paper)
Standard No. UKM bA3T8789
NZ1 7779843

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