A significant other to the yank brief Story strains the improvement of this flexible literary style over the last 2 hundred years.
- Sets the quick tale in context, being attentive to the interplay of cultural forces and aesthetic principles
- Contributes to the continuing redefinition of the yankee canon, with shut awareness to the achievements of ladies writers in addition to such very important genres because the ghost tale and detective fiction
- Embraces various traditions together with African-American, Jewish-American, Latino, Native-American, and neighborhood brief tale writing
- Includes a piece excited about particular authors and texts, from Edgar Allen Poe to John Updike
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