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Product Description: In this book, Steve Gronert Ellerhoff explores short stories by Ray Bradbury and Kurt Vonnegut, written between 1943 and 1968, with a post-Jungian approach. Drawing upon archetypal theories of myth from Joseph Campbell, James Hillman and their forbearer C...read more

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9781138937307 | Routledge, March 8, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: In this book, Steve Gronert Ellerhoff explores short stories by Ray Bradbury and Kurt Vonnegut, written between 1943 and 1968, with a post-Jungian approach.

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Product Description: Merging selected approaches to Comparative North American Studies with detailed textual analyses, this book studies works of writers as diverse as Ernest Hemingway, Joyce Carol Oates, Tim O'Brien, and Margaret Atwood. Topics include comparative approaches to the North American modernist short story, narratives of the Canada-US border, and North American reviews of Atwood's novels...read more

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9781137564221 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 17, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Merging selected approaches to Comparative North American Studies with detailed textual analyses, this book studies works of writers as diverse as Ernest Hemingway, Joyce Carol Oates, Tim O'Brien, and Margaret Atwood.

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9780415977333 | 1 edition (Routledge, January 19, 2007), cover price $150.00

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9781138011755 | Routledge, July 17, 2014, cover price $54.95

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Product Description: Learn hundreds of obscure yet fascinating facts about London, brought to life with fun and quirky illustrationsDid you know that, with more than 17,000 skeletons in its collection, the Museum of London has over three times the number of dead bodies than a full capacity audience at the Royal Albert Hall? That "Farting Lane" (Carting Lane, off the Strand) was so christened because it was illuminated at night by a street lamp run on the methane gas produced by guests staying at the nearby Savoy Hotel? That Burlington Arcade was commissioned by Lord George Cavendish to stop dead cats from being thrown over his garden wall? And that Woodford is the only London Underground Station not to have at least one letter in common with the word elephantiasis? The Completely Useless Guide to London is, as the title suggests, an unnecessary, and yet informative and compulsively entertaining guide to this ancient and endlessly fascinating city...read more

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9780333545423, titled "Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton, and Charolotte Perkins Gilman: Studies in Short Fiction" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1997, cover price $170.00 | also contains Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton, and Charolotte Perkins Gilman: Studies in Short Fiction

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9781782197713 | John Blake, August 1, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Learn hundreds of obscure yet fascinating facts about London, brought to life with fun and quirky illustrationsDid you know that, with more than 17,000 skeletons in its collection, the Museum of London has over three times the number of dead bodies than a full capacity audience at the Royal Albert Hall?

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Presents a comparative analysis of the themes and genres found in the short fiction of these three turn-of-the-century woman authors.

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9780312210953 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 1998, cover price $170.00

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9781349260171 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 14, 2014, cover price $44.00
9781403942760 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 16, 2005, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: Presents a comparative analysis of the themes and genres found in the short fiction of these three turn-of-the-century woman authors.

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Product Description: The Introduction to Literary Context series provides introductory overviews of some of the world's best-known works of literature, including novels, short stories, novellas, and poems, placing them in historical, societal, scientific and religious context of their time to deepen understanding and encourage discussion...read more
By Salem Press (corporate author)

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9781619252127 | Har/psc edition (Salem Pr Inc, October 1, 2013), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: The Introduction to Literary Context series provides introductory overviews of some of the world's best-known works of literature, including novels, short stories, novellas, and poems, placing them in historical, societal, scientific and religious context of their time to deepen understanding and encourage discussion.

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Product Description: This book gathers together eleven essays on important American short story sequences of the twentieth century. The introduction elucidates problems of defining the genre, cites notable instances of the form, and explores the implications of its modern emergence and popularity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By J. Gerald Kennedy (editor)

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9780521430104 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 1995, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book gathers together eleven essays on important American short story sequences of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: The first study of the synergies between postcolonialism and the genre of the short story composite, Unsettling Stories considers how the form of the interconnected short story collection is well suited to expressing thematic aspects of postcolonial writing on settler terrain...read more

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9781443817370 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, February 1, 2010, cover price $75.95 | About this edition: The first study of the synergies between postcolonialism and the genre of the short story composite, Unsettling Stories considers how the form of the interconnected short story collection is well suited to expressing thematic aspects of postcolonial writing on settler terrain.

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Product Description: The Culture and Commerce of the Short Story is a cultural and historical account of the birth and development of the American short story from the time of Poe. It describes how America - through political movements, changes in education, magazine editorial policy and the work of certain individuals - built the short story as an image of itself and continues to use the genre as a locale within the realm of art where American political ideals can be rehearsed, debated and turned into literary forms...read more

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9780521440578 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 24, 1993, cover price $124.99 | About this edition: The Culture and Commerce of the Short Story is a cultural and historical account of the birth and development of the American short story from the time of Poe.

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9780521060172 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 20, 2008), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: The Culture and Commerce of the Short Story is a cultural and historical account of the birth and development of the American short story from the time of Poe.

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9781433100772, titled "Scribbling Women & the Short Story Form: Approaches by American & British Women Writers" | Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 1, 2008, cover price $43.95

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By J. F. Fernandez (editor) and J. R. Ibanez (editor)

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9780820489230 | 1 edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 31, 2007), cover price $53.95
9783039112463 | 1 edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 31, 2007), cover price $87.95

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Product Description: This wide-ranging introduction to the short story tradition in the United States of America traces the genre from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century with Irving, Hawthorne and Poe via Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Faulkner to O'Connor and Carver...read more

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9780521826433 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2006), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This wide-ranging introduction to the short story tradition in the United States of America traces the genre from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century with Irving, Hawthorne and Poe via Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Faulkner to O'Connor and Carver.

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9780521533812 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2006), cover price $34.99

By Joseph Boyden (editor), Jaie Claudet (editor), Farhat Iftekharuddin (editor) and Mary Rohrberger (editor)

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9780313323751 | Praeger Pub Text, December 30, 2003, cover price $87.00

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Product Description: The short story cycle, a collection of stories that are simultaneously independent and interdependent, demonstrates a convergence of old traditions with a renewed concept of nationhood in a culturally plural society. The dynamics of the short-story cycle make it particularly approriate for the incorporation of immigrant legacies while adapting to the practices of the culture in which the work itself is created...read more

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9780920661963 | Utp Distribution, June 1, 2003, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The short story cycle, a collection of stories that are simultaneously independent and interdependent, demonstrates a convergence of old traditions with a renewed concept of nationhood in a culturally plural society.

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Product Description: James Nagel offers the first systematic history and definition of the short story cycle genre as exemplified in contemporary American fiction, bringing attention to the format’s wide appeal among various ethnic groups. He examines in detail eight recent manifestations of the story cycle, all praised by critics while uniformly misidentified as novels: Love Medicine, by Louise Erdrich; Annie John, by Jamaica Kincaid; Monkeys, by Susan Minot; The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros; The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien; How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, by Julia Alvarez; The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan; and A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, by Robert Olen Butler...read more

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9780807126608 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: James Nagel offers the first systematic history and definition of the short story cycle genre as exemplified in contemporary American fiction, bringing attention to the format’s wide appeal among various ethnic groups.

Product Description: This collection of original and classic essays examines the contributions that female authors have made to the short story. The introductory chapter discusses why genre critics have ignored works by women and why feminist scholars have ignored the short story genre...read more
By Julie Brown (editor)

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9780815313380 | Routledge, March 1, 1995, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This collection of original and classic essays examines the contributions that female authors have made to the short story.

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9780756760922 | Diane Pub Co, October 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This collection of original and classic essays examines the contributions that female authors have made to the short story.
9780815335870 | Routledge, May 1, 2000, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: This collection of original and classic essays examines the contributions that female authors have made to the short story.

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Product Description: Sharing Secrets asserts that nineteenth-century American women's short fiction cannot be fully understood outside of its cultural context, since the intimate world of women's relationships constituted an implicit body of knowledge that informed both the stories and their reading by a nineteenth-century female audience...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780838638408 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $34.50 | About this edition: Sharing Secrets asserts that nineteenth-century American women's short fiction cannot be fully understood outside of its cultural context, since the intimate world of women's relationships constituted an implicit body of knowledge that informed both the stories and their reading by a nineteenth-century female audience.

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Product Description: Addresses minimalism as demonstrating a parallel poetic to that of the short story, and analyzes many works of short fiction by Raymond Carver, Amy Hempel and Mary Robison which reflect this relationship. This book traces the evolution of literary minimalism as a by-product of the short story...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780773479364 | Edwin Mellen Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: Addresses minimalism as demonstrating a parallel poetic to that of the short story, and analyzes many works of short fiction by Raymond Carver, Amy Hempel and Mary Robison which reflect this relationship.

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Product Description: The twenty-five collected essays describe how teachers use favorite short stories. Although the teaching strategies are as diverse as the stories themselves, the essays are coherently organized to trace students' first personal connections to a story, to their growing facility with narrative structure and perception of varied cultural context, to a refined and discriminating sense of taste...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Carole L. Hamilton (editor) and Peter Kratzke (editor)

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9780814103999 | Natl Council of Teachers, June 1, 1999, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: The twenty-five collected essays describe how teachers use favorite short stories.

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Product Description: First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Corrine H. Dale (editor) and J. H. E. Paine (editor)

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9780815332473 | Routledge, December 1, 1998, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: First published in 1999.

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Product Description: This study analyzes an innovative rhetorical strategy employed in certain of the most challenging and misunderstood stories of American Renaissance, including "Young Goodman Brown", "Murders in the Rue Morgue" and "Benito Cereno"...read more

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9780773482401 | Edwin Mellen Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: This study analyzes an innovative rhetorical strategy employed in certain of the most challenging and misunderstood stories of American Renaissance, including "Young Goodman Brown", "Murders in the Rue Morgue" and "Benito Cereno".

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Product Description: The author departs from traditional genre criticism, presenting a central argument that can be read two ways: from a rhetorical perspective, in which each part examines the interpretive work that a specific narrative device demands within a set of exemplary texts; and from a historical perspective, in which each part emphasizes the contextual function of these devices by examining the stories as expressions of the four most prominent narrative styles that developed between the early nineteenth century and the 1980s--romanticism, realism, modernism, and minimalism...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780893012021 | Univ of Idaho Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The author departs from traditional genre criticism, presenting a central argument that can be read two ways: from a rhetorical perspective, in which each part examines the interpretive work that a specific narrative device demands within a set of exemplary texts; and from a historical perspective, in which each part emphasizes the contextual function of these devices by examining the stories as expressions of the four most prominent narrative styles that developed between the early nineteenth century and the 1980s--romanticism, realism, modernism, and minimalism.

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