By Erin Fallon,R.C. Feddersen,James Kurtzleben,Maurice A. Lee,Susan Rochette-Crawley

even if the fast tale has existed in a variety of types for hundreds of years, it has relatively flourished over the past hundred years. Reader's better half to the quick tale in English comprises alphabetically-arranged entries for fifty English-language brief tale writers from world wide. every one of these writers were lively on the grounds that 1960, and so they replicate a variety of stories and views of their works. each one access is written through knowledgeable contributor and contains biography, a evaluation of latest feedback, a lengthier research of particular works, and a specific bibliography of fundamental and secondary resources. the quantity starts off with a close advent to the fast tale style and concludes with an annotated bibliography of significant works on brief tale theory.

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