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Reading the Short Story: A Student's Guide to Selected British, Irish and American Works

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ISBN: 9781476673981
AuthorTso, Anna Wing-bo
Pub Date30/11/2019
BindingPaperback
Pages205
CountryUSA
Dewey823.0109
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Quick overview Beginning with a brief history and evolution of the short story genre, alongside an overview of the key short story writers, and an explanatory chapter of literary criticism, this book aims to give readers insight into the works by canonical British, Irish, and American authors, including Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Flannery O'Conner, and more.
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Beginning with a brief history and evolution of the short story genre, alongside an overview of the key short story writers, and an explanatory chapter of literary criticism, this book aims to give readers insight into the works by canonical British, Irish, and American authors, including Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Flannery O'Conner, and more. Applying close reading skills and critical literary approaches to four selected short stories in English, this work conducts comparative analyses to reveal the interrelationships between the texts, the authors, the readers, and the sociocultural contexts. Developed and tested in literature classes at The Open University of Hong Kong over several semesters, this book addresses key issues, topics and trends in the short story genre.

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Beginning with a brief history and evolution of the short story genre, alongside an overview of the key short story writers, and an explanatory chapter of literary criticism, this book aims to give readers insight into the works by canonical British, Irish, and American authors, including Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Flannery O'Conner, and more. Applying close reading skills and critical literary approaches to four selected short stories in English, this work conducts comparative analyses to reveal the interrelationships between the texts, the authors, the readers, and the sociocultural contexts. Developed and tested in literature classes at The Open University of Hong Kong over several semesters, this book addresses key issues, topics and trends in the short story genre.