The American short story in the twenties / Austin McGiffert Wright.


Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1961] .

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Subjects American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Nouvelles américaines.
Nouvelles et contes américains.
Novell -- Amerikansk -- o.1920-30.
Roman américain -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Roman américain -- Histoire et critique.
Short stories, American -- History and criticism.
Short stories, American.
Description xi, 425 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1961]
©1961
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary An examination of the stories of Anderson, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Faulkner, and Katherine Anne Porter.
Contents pt. 1: Subject matter. The world of a story ; People and place ; Social problems ; The individual in his society ; Problems in love ; The idea of love ; The idea of morality ; Early period: moral principles ; The twenties: moral principles ; Morality as a subject of fiction -- part 2: Form. The formal principle ; Comedy and romance ; Caustic stories ; Tragedy and pathos ; Fear and horror ; Magnitude and complexity -- part 3: Treatment. Drama and narrative ; The narrator ; Dramatic particularity ; Order ; Economy ; The dramatic principle ; part 4: Milieu. Context and sequel -- Appendixes. The canon of stories ; Classification by forms ; The identity of the protagonist ; The use of first-person ; Narrative and scene in "The middle years" and "Calla-Lilies and Hannah" ; A dramatic scene from "Under the lion's paw" ; A scene from "The teacher" ; A scene from "The doctor and the doctor's wife" ; The chronology of "In another country" ; An argument from "The long run" ; A scene from "An awakening" ; The use of sensations ; Inferences concerning thought and feeling.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)254523
(OCoLC)ocm00254523
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wright, Austin McGiffert, 1922-2003.
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