An Anthology of the Short Story in 18th and 19th Century America

An Anthology of the Short Story in 18th and 19th Century America

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In this anthology, Dr Pitcher has illustrated and partially defined the beginnings of short fiction in America in the period before the emergence of our modern understanding of the short story. These beginnings are to be found in the gradual coming together of forms such as anecdote, fable, tall-tale and sentimental story with the increasingly diverse aspirations, images, character types, and historical incidents of a people linked by language and culture to Britain and Europe. Volume One of the anthology has the ISBN 0-7734-7842-6.aquot;Torture of the Manhiem Sistersaquot; a€” The text is from NHS 1, 2 (27 Oct. 1786): 7 and is not exactly that found in reprints of this oft reprinted account. THE CHARACTER aquot;Atticus. No. 45aquot; a€” By an unidentified writer of essay-series in PC 3 (13/20anbsp;...


Title:An Anthology of the Short Story in 18th and 19th Century America
Author: Edward W. R. Pitcher
Publisher:Edwin Mellen Press - 2000
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