Lecture no. 22 from the course: Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readers
Taught by Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
While the accepted length of a short story has always been somewhat vague, here you will see what kinds of storytelling feats can be accomplished with a drastically limited word count. Dive into microfictions written by Professor Cognard-Black and her writing students to see how even the briefest pieces can contain entire narrative worlds.