This resource provides information on a popular literary genre - the 20th century American short story. It contains articles on stories that share a particular theme, and over 100 pieces on individual writers and their work. There are also articles on promising new writers entering the scene.Boston: Twayne, 1991 . ... New York: Garland, 1991. ... Building on Carvera#39;s spare technique and bleak portraiture, Forda#39;s stories seek a wider emotional range; they focus on the buried feelings, ... at the University of Michigan, Williams College, and Princeton, among others a they moved frequently, setting down roots in different parts of the country. ... His second book, The Ultimate Good Luck ( 1 98 1 ), was a violent existential thriller set in Mexico that reminded some reviewers of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story|
|Author||:||Blanche H. Gelfant, Lawrence Graver|
|Publisher||:||Columbia University Press - 2004-04-01|