The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story *
  • Contents v
  • Contributors xi
  • The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story *
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I - Thematic Essays 7
  • The American Short Story Cycle 9
  • The American Short Story, 1807–1900 15
  • The African American Short Story 25
  • The Asian American Short Story 34
  • The Chicano-Latino Short Story 42
  • The Ecological Short Story 50
  • Lesbian and Gay Short Stories 56
  • The Native American Short Story 64
  • Non-English American Short Stories 72
  • The American Working-Class Short Story 81
  • American Short Stories of the Holocaust 94
  • Part II - Individual Writers and Their Work 103
  • Alice Adams (1926–1999) 105
  • Sherwood Anderson (1876–1941) *
  • James Baldwin (1924–1987) *
  • John Earth (1930– ) *
  • Donald Barthelme (1931–1989) *
  • Rick Bass (1959– ) *
  • Richard Bausch (1945– ) *
  • Charles Baxter (1947– ) 135
  • Ann Beattie (1947– ) *
  • Saul Bellow (1915– ) *
  • Gina Berriault (1926– ) 150
  • Doris Betts (1932– ) *
  • Paul Bowles (1910–1999) *
  • Kay Boyle (1902–1992) *
  • Ray Bradbury (l920– ) *
  • Kate Braverman (1950– ) *
  • Larry Brown (1951– ) *
  • Erskine Caldwell (1903–1987) *
  • Hortense Calisher (1911– ) *
  • Truman Capote (1924–1984) *
  • Raymond Carver (1938–1988) *
  • Willa Gather (1873–1947) *
  • John Cheever (1912–1982) 199
  • Sandra Cisneros (1954– ) *
  • Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909–1971) *
  • Elizabeth Cook-Lynn (1930– ) *
  • Robert Coover (1932– ) *
  • Lydia Davis (1947– ) *
  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (1953– ) *
  • Andre Dubus (1936–1999) *
  • Deborah Eisenberg (1946– ) *
  • Stanley Elkin (1930–1995) *
  • George P. Elliott (1918–1980) *
  • John Fante (1909–1983) *
  • James T. Farrell (1904–1979) *
  • William Faulkner (1897–1962) *
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940) *
  • Richard Ford (1944– ) *
  • Mary Gaitskill (1954– ) *
  • William H. Gass (1924– ) *
  • Ellen Gilchrist (1935– ) *
  • Herbert Gold (1924– ) *
  • Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) *
  • Amy Hempel (1951– ) *
  • Mary Hood (1946– ) 297
  • Langston Hughes (1902–1967) *
  • Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960) *
  • Shirley Jackson (1916–1965) *
  • Jamaica Kincaid (1949– ) *
  • Ring Lardner (1885–1933) *
  • David Leavitt (1961– ) *
  • Ursula K. le Guin (1929– ) *
  • Meridel le Sueur (1900–1996) *
  • Shirley Geok-Lin Lim (1944– ) *
  • Jack London (1876–1916) *
  • David Wong Louie (1954– ) *
  • Norman Mailer (1923– ) *
  • Bibliography *
  • Bernard Malamud (1914–1986) 353
  • Bobbie Ann Mason (1940– ) *
  • Mary Mccarthy (1912–1989) *
  • Elizabeth Mccracken (1966– ) *
  • Carson Mccullers (1917–1967) *
  • Thomas Mcguane (1939– ) *
  • James Alan Mcpherson (1943– ) *
  • Nicholasa Mohr (1938– ) *
  • Lorrie Moore (1957– ) *
  • Toshio Mori (1910–1980) *
  • Bharati Mukherjee (1940– ) *
  • Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977) *
  • Joyce Carol Gates (1938– ) *
  • Tim O Brien (1946– ) *
  • Flannery O Connor (1925–1964) *
  • John O Kara (1905–1970) 420
  • Tillie Olsen (1913– ) *
  • Simon Ortiz (1941– ) *
  • Cynthia Ozick (1928– ) *
  • Grace Paley (1922– ) *
  • Americo Paredes (1915–1999) *
  • Dorothy Parker (1893–1967) *
  • Jayne Anne Phillips (1952– ) *
  • Dorothy Parker (1893–1967) *
  • Katherine Anne Porter (1890–1980) *
  • William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) (1862–1910) *
  • Annie Proulx (1935– ) *
  • Thomas Pynchon (1937– ) *
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896–1953) *
  • Alberto Alvaro Rios (1952– ) *
  • Philip Roth (1933– ) *
  • Damon Runyon (1880–1946) *
  • J. D. Salinger (1919– ) *
  • Bienvenido N. Santos (1911–1996) *
  • William Saroyan (1908–1981) *
  • Delmore Schwartzs (1913–1966) *
  • Leslie Marmon Silko (1948- ) *
  • Jean Stafford (1915–1979) *
  • Wallace Stegner (1909–1993) *
  • John Steinbeck (1902–1968) *
  • Elizabeth Tallent (1954– ) *
  • Peter Taylor (1917–1994) *
  • James Thurber (1894–1961) *
  • John Updike (1932– ) *
  • Helena María Viramontes (1954– ) *
  • Anna Lee Walters (1946– ) *
  • Robert Penn Warren (1905–1989) *
  • Sylvia A. Watanabe (1953– ) *
  • Eudora Welty (1909– ) *
  • Edith Wharton (1862–1937) *
  • Joy Williams (1944– ) *
  • Tennessee Williams (1911–1983) *
  • William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) *
  • Tobias Wolff (1945– ) *
  • Richard Wright (1908–1960) *
  • Hisaye Yamamoto (1921– ) *
  • Anzia Yezierska (1881–1970) *
  • Index 605
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