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A spouse to the yank brief Story lines the advance of this flexible literary style during the last 2 hundred years.

  • Sets the fast tale in context, taking note of the interplay of cultural forces and aesthetic principles
  • Contributes to the continuing redefinition of the yank canon, with shut cognizance to the achievements of ladies writers in addition to such very important genres because the ghost tale and detective fiction
  • Embraces varied traditions together with African-American, Jewish-American, Latino, Native-American, and local brief tale writing
  • Includes a bit all in favour of particular authors and texts, from Edgar Allen Poe to John Updike

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