eBook Critical Survey Of Short Fiction: American Writers, 1st Edition

  • Charles E. May California State University, Long Beach
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  • ISBN-10: 1587658054
  • ISBN-13: 9781587658051
  • DDC: 809.31
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Provides profiles of major short-story writers throughout history and the world. American authors covered include Sherman Alexie, Saul Bellow, Benjamin Franklin, Dashiell Hammett, Herman Melville, Dorothy Parker, John Updike, and Edith Wharton. New to this edition are Edwidge Danticat, John Grisham, Walter Mosley and Paul Yoon.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Contributors.
Complete List of Contents.
Key to Pronunciation.
1: Abbott, Lee K..
2: Adams, Alice.
3: Agee, James.
4: Aiken, Conrad.
5: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey.
6: Alexie, Sherman.
7: Algren, Nelson.
8: Allen, Woody.
9: Allison, Dorothy.
10: Almond, Steve.
11: Anderson, Sherwood.
12: Angelou, Maya.
13: Apple, Max.
14: Asimov, Isaac.
15: Auchincloss, Louis.
16: Baldwin, James.
17: Bambara, Cade Toni.
18: Bank, Melissa.
19: Banks, Russell.
20: Banner, Keith.
21: Baraka, Amiri.
22: Barrett, Andrea.
23: Barth, John.
24: Barthelme, Donald.
25: Barthelme, Frederick.
26: Bass, Rick.
27: Bausch, Richard.
28: Baxter, Charles.
29: Beattie, Ann.
30: Bell, Madison Smartt.
31: Bellow Saul.
32: Bender, Aimee.
33: Benedict, Pinckney.
34: Ben, Stephen Vincent.
35: Berriault, Gina.
36: Berry, Wendell.
37: Betts, Doris.
38: Bierce, Ambrose.
39: Bloom, Amy.
40: Bontemps, Arna.
41: Boswell, Robert.
42: Bowles, Jane.
43: Bowles, Paul.
44: Boyle, Kay.
45: Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
46: Bradbury, Ray.
47: Brady, Catherine.
48: Brautigan, Richard.
49: Braverman, Kate.
50: Brockmeier, Kevin.
51: Brodkey, Harold.
52: Brown, Jason.
53: Brown, Larry.
54: Broyard, Bliss.
55: Buck, Pearl S..
56: Burke, James Lee.
57: Busch, Frederick.
58: Butler, Robert Olen.
59: Byers, Michael.
60: Bynum, Sarah Shun-Lien.
61: Cable, George Washington.
62: Cain, James M..
63: Caldwell, Erskine.
64: Calisher, Hortense.
65: Canin, Ethan.
66: Caponegro, Mary.
67: Capote, Truman.
68: Card, Orson Scott.
69: Carlson, Ron.
70: Carr, John Dickson.
71: Carver, Raymond.
72: Cassill, R. V..
73: Cather, Willa.
74: Chabon, Michael.
75: Chandler, Raymond.
76: Chang, Lan Samantha.
77: Chaon, Dan.
78: Chappell, Fred.
79: Cheever, John.
80: Cherry, Kelly.
81: Chesnutt, Charles Waddell.
82: Chopin, Kate.
83: Cisneros, Sandra.
84: Clark, Walter Van Tilburg.
85: Connell, Evan S..
86: Conroy, Frank.
87: Coover, Robert.
88: Cozzens, James Gould.
89: Crane, Stephen.
90: Crone, Moira.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors.
Complete List of Contents.
Key to Pronunciation.
1: D’Ambrosio, Charles.
2: Danticat, Edwidge.
3: Davenport, Guy.
4: Davies, Peter Ho.
5: Davis, Lydia.
6: Delany, Samuel R..
7: Derleth August.
8: Díaz, Junot.
9: Dick, Philip K..
10: Disch, Thomas M..
11: Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee.
12: Dixon, Stephen.
13: Doctorow, E. L..
14: Doerr, Anthony.
15: Doerr, Harriet.
16: Dorris, Michael.
17: Douglas, Ellen.
18: Dreiser, Theodore.
19: Dubus, Andre.
20: Ducornet, Rikki.
21: Dunbar, Paul Laurence.
22: Dybek, Stuart.
23: Earley, Tony.
24: Eisenberg, Deborah.
25: Elkin, Stanley.
26: Elliott, George P..
27: Ellison, Harlan.
28: Ellison, Ralph.
29: Englander, Nathan.
30: Erdrich, Louise.
31: Evenson, Brian.
32: Everett, Percival.
33: Farrell, James T..
34: Faulkner, William.
35: Fitzgerald, F. Scott.
36: Ford, Richard.
37: Fox, Paula.
38: Franklin, Benjamin.
39: Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins.
40: Freudenberger, Nell.
41: Friedman, Bruce Jay.
42: Gaines, Ernest J..
43: Gaitskill, Mary.
44: Gardner, John.
45: Garland, Hamlin.
46: Garrett, George.
47: Gass, William H..
48: Gates, David.
49: Gautreaux, Tim.
50: Gay, William.
51: Gilchrist, Ellen.
52: Gilman, Perkins Charlotte.
53: Glasgow, Ellen.
54: Godwin, Gail.
55: Gold, Herbert.
56: Gordon, Caroline.
57: Gordon, Mary.
58: Goyen, William.
59: Grau, Shirley Ann.
60: Greenberg, Joanne.
61: Grisham, John.
62: Gurganus, Allan.
63: Hagy, Alyson.
64: Hale, Nancy.
65: Hall, Lawrence Sargent.
66: Hall, Martha Lacy.
67: Hammett, Dashiell.
68: Hannah, Barry.
69: Hansen, Ron.
70: Harjo, Joy.
71: Harris, Joel Chandler.
72: Harrison, Jim.
73: Harte, Bret.
74: Haslett, Adam.
75: Hawthorne, Nathaniel.
76: Heinlein, Robert A..
77: Helprin, Mark.
78: Hemingway, Ernest.
79: Hempel, Amy.
80: Henríquez, Cristina.
81: Henry, O..
82: Highsmith, Patricia.
83: Himes, Chester.
84: Hoch, Edward D..
85: Homes, A. M..
86: Houston, Pam.
87: Howells, William Dean.
88: Hughes, Langston.
89: Humphrey, William.
90: Hurston, Zora Neale.
91: Irving, Washington.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors.
Complete List of Contents.
Key to Pronunciation.
1: Jackson, Shirley.
2: James, Henry.
3: Jewett, Orne Sarah.
4: Johnson, Adam.
5: Johnson, Charles.
6: Johnson, Denis.
7: Johnston, Anthony Bret.
8: Jones, P. Edward.
9: Jones, Thom.
10: Kaplan, Michael David.
11: Keillor, Garrison.
12: Kincaid, Jamaica.
13: King, Stephen.
14: Kingsolver, Barbara.
15: Kingston Maxine, Hong.
16: Knowles, John.
17: Lahiri, Jhumpa.
18: Lardner, Ring.
19: Leavitt, David.
20: Lee, Andrea.
21: Leegant, Joan.
22: Le, Guin Ursula K..
23: Lennon, J. Robert.
24: Lethem, Jonathan.
25: L’Heureux, John.
26: Li, Yiyun.
27: London, Jack.
28: Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin.
29: Lopez, Barry.
30: Lordan, Beth.
31: Lott, Bret.
32: Lovecraft, H. P..
33: Major, Clarence.
34: Malamud, Bernard.
35: Marshall, Paule.
36: Mason, Bobbie Ann.
37: McCarthy, Mary.
38: McCorkle, Jill.
39: McCullers, Carson.
40: McGuane, Thomas.
41: McKnight, Reginald.
42: McPherson, James Alan.
43: Means, David.
44: Meloy, Maile.
45: Melville, Herman.
46: Michaels, Leonard.
47: Miller, Sue.
48: Millhauser, Steven.
49: Minot, Susan.
50: Moody, Rick.
51: Moore, Lorrie.
52: Morris, Wright.
53: Mosley, Walter.
54: Nabokov, Vladimir.
55: Nelson, Antonya.
56: Norman, Gurney.
57: Norris, Frank.
58: Nugent, Beth.
59: Oates, Joyce Carol.
60: O’Brien, Tim.
61: O’Connor, Flannery.
62: Offutt, Chris.
63: O’Hara, John.
64: Olsen, Tillie.
65: Orringer, Julie.
66: Ortiz, Cofer Judith.
67: Ozick, Cynthia.
68: Packer, ZZ.
69: Paine, Tom.
70: Paley, Grace.
71: Pancake, Breece D’J.
72: Parker, Dorothy.
73: Pearlman, Edith.
74: Peck, Dale.
75: Perabo, Susan.
76: Perelman, S. J..
77: Petry, Ann.
78: Phillips, Jayne Anne.
79: Plath, Sylvia.
80: Poe, Edgar Allan.
81: Pollock, Donald Ray.
82: Porter, Katherine Anne.
83: Powell, Padgett.
84: Powers, J.F..
85: Price, Reynolds.
86: Prose, Francine.
87: Proulx, E. Annie.
88: Purdy, James.
89: Pynchon, Thomas.
90: Queen, Ellery.
91: Rash, Ron.
92: Reid, Elwood.
93: Richard, Mark.
94: Rivera, Tomás.
95: Roberts, Elizabeth Madox.
96: Robinson, Roxana.
97: Robison, Mary.
98: Roth, Philip.
99: Russo, Richard.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors.
Complete List of Contents.
Key to Pronunciation.
1: Salinger, J. D..
2: Salter, James.
3: Saroyan, William.
4: Saunders, George.
5: Sayles, John.
6: Schwartz, Delmore.
7: Schwartz, Lynne Sharon.
8: Shacochis, Bob.
9: Shaw, Irwin.
10: Shepard, Sam.
11: Silko, Leslie Marmon.
12: Silver, Marisa.
13: Simms, William Gilmore.
14: Simpson, Helen.
15: Simpson, Mona.
16: Slavin, Julia.
17: Smiley, Jane.
18: Smith, Lee.
19: Sontag, Susan.
20: Spencer, Elizabeth.
21: Stafford, Jean.
22: Steele, Wilbur Daniel.
23: Stegner, Wallace.
24: Stein, Gertrude.
25: Steinbeck, John.
26: Stern, Richard G..
27: Still, James.
28: Stockton, Frank R..
29: Stone, Robert.
30: Straight, Susan.
31: Strout, Elizabeth.
32: Stuart, Jesse.
33: Sturgeon, Theodore.
34: Tallent, Elizabeth.
35: Tan, Amy.
36: Targan, Barry.
37: Taylor, Peter.
38: Thompson, Jean.
39: Thurber, James.
40: Tilghman, Christopher.
41: Toomer, Jean.
42: Tower, Wells.
43: Twain, Mark.
44: Tyler, Anne.
45: Updike, John.
46: Viramontes, Helena María.
47: Vizenor, Gerald R..
48: Vonnegut, Kurt.
49: Walbert, Kate.
50: Walker, Alice.
51: Wallace, David Foster.
52: Warren, Robert Penn.
53: Waters, Mary Yukari.
54: Weidman, Jerome.
55: Welty, Eudora.
56: Wescott, Glenway.
57: West, Jessamyn.
58: Wharton, Edith.
59: White, E. B..
60: Wideman, John Edgar.
61: Wiggins, Marianne.
62: Williams, Joy.
63: Williams, Tennessee.
64: Williams, William Carlos.
65: Woiwode, Larry.
66: Wolfe, Thomas.
67: Wolff, Tobias.
68: Wright, Richard.
69: Yoon, Paul.
Resources.
Terms and Techniques.
Bibliography.
Guide to Online Resources.
Timeline.
Major Awards.
Chronological List of Writers.
Categorical Index.
Subject Index.