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3 edition of Contemporary American short stories found in the catalog.

Contemporary American short stories

Douglas Angus

Contemporary American short stories

by Douglas Angus

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Published by Fawcett Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSelected and introduced by Douglas and Sylvia Angus.
    SeriesFawcett premier
    ContributionsAngus, Sylvia.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination560 p. ;
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21914689M
    ISBN 100449308324

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    This list features free short stories you can read online right now. It's a blend of works from contemporary authors, as well as short stories from classic authors. Great books are timeless, web browsers are not. best short stories, such as The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, are essentially humorous stories, although they are o’erspread with the genial light of reminiscence. It is the armchair geniality of the eighteenth century essayists, a constituent of the author rather than .

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Variously funny, frightening, poignant, and exhilarating, these collected stories displays the best American writers at the peak of their powers and the national narrative at its most eloquent, truthful, and inventive.

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If there is anything other than the nationality of their authors that unites these stories, it is a disinterest in postmodern formal athleticism. Editor Wolff (This Boy's Life,etc.) has chosen stories, not fictions. You will find no John Barth here, no Robert Coover, no Donald Barthelme.

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There are fifty-three short-short stories (or flash fictions) by forty-four writers, including the editors. The “contemporary American” contributors of the title appear to mostly be resident in the United States although several were born or live outside of the US.

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Edited by Joyce Carol Oates, "the living master of the short story" (Buffalo News), and Christopher R. Beha, this volume provides an important overview of the contemporary short story and a selection of the very best that American short fiction has to offer.