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Discovering the American Short Story

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readers

Discovering the American Short Story

Taught by Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

What defines a short story? And what makes American short stories unique? Take a look at some features and definitions that help explain the form and its boundaries, while also learning how the form has changed over time. You’ll also get a partial reading list that will allow you to explore some of the greatest authors of different styles and eras.


September 13, 2019