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The great modern American stories

The great modern American stories

an anthology

by

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Published by Readers" League of America in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled and edited by William Dean Howells
    ContributionsHowells, William Dean, 1837-1920, Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, James, Henry, 1843-1916
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 311 p. ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17852107M

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The great modern American stories book

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Founder: Kathryn Minshew & Alexandra Cavoulacos. Henry Miller assumed a distinct place in American Literature in the s when his semi-autobiographical novels were banned from the US.

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From the end of World War II until the early s many popular works in modern American literature were produced, like Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.

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Oct 17,  · As a result, his short stories are rather overlooked and shouldn’t be. Pulse is Barnes’s 17th book and is a masterclass in the shorter form. He is brilliant at evoking social nuance and has an Author: Elizabeth Day. Learn English as you read and listen to a weekly show with short stories by famous American authors.

Adaptations are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third.