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The Oxford book of English short stories

The Oxford book of English short stories

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: 1998.

    Other titlesEnglish short stories
    Statementedited by A.S. Byatt.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsByatt, A. S. 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1309.S5 O88 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 439 p. ;
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23914287M
    ISBN 109780199561605
    LC Control Number2009464536

    Byatt's long Introduction—which might well stand as a capsule history of its subject'sensibly emphasizes "the evocation of the concrete" as a common feature of English (as opposed to other British Isles' or Commonwealth) short fiction, while offering superb concise assessments of classic writers like Dickens, Trollope, Hardy, and Wells.   Or maybe it’s to do with the venue itself. I saw this volume for sale in a bookshop in Ambleside in the Lake District, and that certainly helped. It was lying alongside the Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories – both books with reverent spaces around them, like polite sunbathers - which I also bought on impulse.

    Short Stories Set: The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories, the Oxford Book of English Short Stores, the Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories, the Oxford Book of Japanese Short Stories by Ilan Stavans (Editor), Theodore W. Goossen (Editor), A. S. Byatt (Editor), Roberto Gonzalez (E . Now, in The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories, editor Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria brings together fifty-three stories that span the history of Latin American literature and represent the most dazzling achievements in the form. In his fascinating introduction, Gonzalez Echevarria traces the evolution of the short story in READ ONLINEFile Size: 56KB.

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