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American short-story writers before 1880

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Published by Gale in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American -- Dictionaries,
  • Short stories, American -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • Authors, American -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bobby Ellen Kimbel, with the assistance of William E. Grant.
    SeriesDictionary of literary biography ;, v. 74
    ContributionsKimbel, Bobby Ellen., Grant, William E. 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.S5 A397 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 437 p. :
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2044530M
    ISBN 100810345528
    LC Control Number88021462

    Hans Christian Andersen. The magical author of The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, and The Brave Tin Soldier, Andersen also wrote poignant short stories enjoyed by readers of all ages, including The Last Dream of Old Oak and the tender, bittersweet Christmas classic The Little Matchstick Girl. Looking for books by Bobby Ellen Kimbel? See all books authored by Bobby Ellen Kimbel, including Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Short Story Writers , and Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Short Story Writers , and more on

    10 Greatest American Short Story Writers by ZachS I must confess, as much as I love British writers, the ones that I always come back to are American. America really has dominated modern English literature – not just in the pulp fiction arena but in serious literature as well. From the moment that America found its. This gives a very skewed view of the American short story of the s and s. To be honest, I haven't really enjoyed any of the dozen stories I've read in the first half of the book. I feel sorry for any college student who is assigned this book as being representative of American fiction/5(45).

    Pages in category "American short story writers" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). These authors are a handful of America's greatest short story writers. A short story is a piece of fiction that ranges from roughly 1, to 30, words. A short story is a piece of fiction that.


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Get this from a library. American short-story writers before [Bobby Ellen Kimbel; William E Grant;] -- Contains alphabetically arranged essays that provide biographical and critical information aboutthirty-six significant American short-story writers active before ; each with a list of principal.

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The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. American Short Story Writers Before by Kimbel, Bobby Ellen; Gale Cengage A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or. The Short Story Cycle: A Genre Companion and Reference Guide. Greenwood Press, Gelfant, Blanche H., ed. The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story. Columbia University Press, Gerlach, John. Toward the End: Closure and Structure in the American Short Story.

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Oscar Wilde. avg rating — 1, ratings. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Bradbury is a very well known Science Fiction writer. He is famous for writing a short story every day, a ritual that many other writers have attempted to follow.

He has written 11 novels, 3 of which are made up of loosely connected stories, and over 40 short story collections, for a grand total of over short stories and novellas. This list should really just be called best American books as authors appear more than once and that seems to be the way the ranking works.

Also Ian Banks (author of the wasp factory #82) is not American he is Scottish so he shouldn't be on here, however good/relevant to.

List of famous American short story writers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history. American Female Short Story Writers.

04 October Writer. Jeffrey Eugenides. 08 March Novelist. Joel Chandler Harris. 09 December Featuring 19 of the finest works from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new compilation begins with Nathaniel Hawthorne's tale Young Goodman Brown and ranges across an entire century, concluding with Ernest Hemingway's classic.

The American Short Story: A Collection of the Best Known and Most Memorable Stories by the Great American Authors [Parkes, Thomas K.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The American Short Story: A Collection of the Best Known and Most Memorable Stories by the Great American Authors/5(8).

Pages in category "19th-century American short story writers" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Damon Runyon Damon Runyon, American journalist and short-story writer, best known for his book Guys and Dolls, written in the regional slang that became his trademark.

Sources differ on the day and year of Runyon’s birth, although a birth announcement in a local newspaper is often cited in support of The Timeline of African American History at the Library of Congress covers the years Greatest Hits, Variety Music site at the Library of Congress contains images of sheet music, audio clips, and information about popular music of the day.

See also A Decade of Music in America, at the same site. A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood.

A dictionary definition is "an invented prose narrative shorter than a novel usually dealing with a few characters and aiming at unity of effect and often concentrating on the creation. Electronic Dictionaries & Encyclopedias American Book Collectors and Bibliographers: Second Series; American Colonial Writers, ; American Short-Story Writers Before ; American Short-Story Writers, ; American Short-Story Writers, First Series.

Others like short story writers and novelists often begin writing as hobby before converting it to a full time profession. James Howell, a 17th century historian cum writer was the first writer to earn his living from writing alone in the English language; other writers of those times pursued writing as a hobby, not a profession as writing.

Fiction 33 by Short Writers: 33 x 3 Book Book 3 x Fiction Writers: 33 33 Short by $ Short Story Writers (ExLib) by Charles E. May; Salem Press Editors Short Story Writers. Because of the quality of the novel and the impact it has made on American culture it has catapulted Heller into the ranks of the great American writers Read more about Joseph Heller >> Ernest Hemingway – Ernest Hemingway was a novelist, short story writer, and journalist.

He published seven novels, six short story collections. American poetry (30) American poetry (30) Authors, American (16) Authors, American (16) Classic Literature (14) Classic Literature (14) Detective and mystery stories, American (22) Detective and mystery stories, American (22).

I resolved to read, at least for the time being, only American novels. But I quickly understood that, even within that limited scope, I could be almost as indiscriminate as before.

Therefore, to give my reading purpose and focus, I decided to make a project of it. I would compile a list of the Best American Novels, –Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Novelists 3 American short-story writers before (vol. 74) by Bobby Ellen Kimbel: Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion.

Really, the short story ruled, and some of the writer who wrote for pulps before WWII transferred to the slicks (the big money magazines) after the war, including Heinlein and Bradbury. Other writers who first became known through their short work: John Collier, Gerald Kersh (Collier and Kersh didn't sell to pulps), Dashiell Hammett, Raymond.