The Development of the American Short Story: An Historical Survey

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CONTENTS
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I. WASHINGTON IRVING1
II. THE ARRIVAL OF THE ANNUALS27
III. THE WESTERN TRIBUTARY52
IV. THE RISE OF THE LADY'S BOOKS69
V. NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE91
VI. EDGAR ALLAN POE115
VII. THE DECADE AFTER POE145
VIII. LOWELL AND "THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY"166
IX. FOLLOWING THE CIVIL WAR191
X. BRET HARTE220
XI. THE ERA OF LOCALIZED ROMANCE245
XII. THE REIGN OF DIALECT268
XIII. THE DISCOVERY OF THE "SHORT-STORY"291
XIV. THE REVOLT OF THE 'NINETIES309
XV. THE JOURNALIZATION OF THE SHORT STORY337
XVI. O. HENRY AND THE HANDBOOKS357

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