The short-story its principles and structure by Albright, Evelyn May

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .

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Statementby Evelyn May Albright.
LC ClassificationsPN3373 .A6 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4902013M
ISBN 100848200519
LC Control Number76046920

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Short stories are often collected together with other short stories, poetry, art, and/or essays in order to form a larger book, although it is becoming more common for short stories to be. A Manual of the Short Story Art (Barnes This how-to textbook, intended for teachers and students, includes exercises to get a writer started; lessons in visualization, dialogue, and theme; a list of thirty-six plot situations; and, as examples, short stories by Anthony Hope, Gertrude Hamilton, Edna Ferber.

A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood. The short story is a crafted form in its own right.

Short stories make use of plot, resonance, and other dynamic components as in a novel, but typically to a lesser degree. If you can't decide which new novel or nonfiction book to pick up, here's another idea: try reading a short story collection.

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The short story is usually concerned with a single effect conveyed in only one or a few significant episodes or scenes.

The form encourages economy of setting, concise narrative, and the omission of a complex plot; character is disclosed in action and dramatic.

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