A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English

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A READER’S COMPANION TO THE SHORT STORY IN ENGLISH

Edited by
Erin Fallon, R. C. Feddersen,
James Kurtzleben, Maurice A. Lee,
and Susan Rochette-Crawley

Under the Auspices of the
Society for the Study of the Short Story

GREENWOOD PRESS

Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction - A Glance at the History of the Short Story in English xv
  • Chinua Achebe 1
  • Ama Ata Aidoo 12
  • Jessica Anderson 19
  • Margaret Eleanor Atwood 29
  • Toni Cade Bambara 38
  • John Simmons Barth 48
  • Donald Barthelme 57
  • Ann Beattie 64
  • Morley Callaghan 77
  • Angela (Olive) Carter 85
  • Raymond Carver 95
  • Sandra Cisneros 105
  • Robert Coover 118
  • Anita Desai 133
  • (Karen)Louise Erdrich 143
  • Richard Ford 156
  • Janet Frame 162
  • Ernest J. Gaines 167
  • Mavis Gallant 176
  • Nadine Gordimer 182
  • Patricia Grace 190
  • Gish Jen 196
  • Charles Richard Johnson 209
  • Elizabeth Jolley 214
  • Jamaica Kincaid 225
  • Maxine Hong Kingston 234
  • Doris Lessing 241
  • Bernard Malamud 252
  • Bobbie Ann Mason 263
  • James Alan McPherson 269
  • Lorrie Moore 275
  • Bharati Mukherjee 279
  • Alice Munro 288
  • R. K. Narayan 300
  • Tim O}Brien 309
  • Michael Ondaatje 317
  • Cynthia Ozick 324
  • Grace Paley 333
  • Velma Pollard 341
  • Victor Sawdon Pritchett 347
  • Jean Rhys 357
  • Salman Rushdie 364
  • Samuel Dickson Selvon 375
  • Olive Senior 382
  • Leslie Marmon Silko 388
  • Amy Tan 398
  • William Trevor 404
  • Selected Annotated Bibliography 413
  • Index 421
  • About the Editors and Contributors 427
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