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Title The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story / Blanche H. Gelfant.
Imprint New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [2004]
©2004.

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Description 1 online resource
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
In English.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Mar. 30, 2016).
Subject American fiction -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
American fiction -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.
Short stories, American -- Dictionaries.
Short stories, American -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
1900-1999
Genre Bio-bibliography.
Dictionaries.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I. Thematic Essays -- American Short Story Cycle -- American Short Story, 1807-1900 -- African American Short Story -- Asian American Short Story -- Chicano-Latino Short Story -- Ecological Short Story -- Lesbian and Gay Short Stories -- Native American Short Story -- Non-English American Short Stories -- American Working-Class Short Story -- American Short Stories of the Holocaust -- Part II. Individual Writers and Their Work -- Alice Adams (1926-1999) -- Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) -- James Baldwin (1924-1987) -- John Barth (1930- ) -- Donald Barthelme (1931-1989) -- Rick Bass (1959- ) -- Richard Bausch (1945- ) -- Charles Baxter (1947- ) -- Ann Beattie (1947- ) -- Saul Bellow (1915- ) -- Gina Berriault (1926- ) -- Doris Betts (1932- ) -- Paul Bowles (1910-1999) -- Kay Boyle (1902-1992) -- Ray Bradbury (1920- ) -- Kate Braverman (1950- ) -- Larry Brown (1951- ) -- Erskine Caldwell -- Hortense Calisher (1911- ) -- Truman Capote (1924-1984) -- Raymond Carver (1938-1988) -- Willa Cather (1873-1974) -- John Cheever (1912-1982) -- Sandra Cisneros (1954- ) -- Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909-1971) -- Elizabeth Cook-Lynn (1930- ) -- Robert Coover (1932- ) -- Lydia Davis (1947- ) -- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (1953- ) -- Andre Dubus (1936-1999) -- Deborah Eisenberg (1946- ) -- Stanley Elkin (1930-1995) -- George P. Elliott (1918-1980) -- John Fante (1909-1983) -- James T. Farrell (1904-1979) -- William Faulkner (1897-1962) -- F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) -- Richard Ford (1944- ) -- Mary Gaitskill (1954- ) -- William H. Gass (1924- ) -- Ellen Gilchrist (1935- ) -- Herbert Gold (1924- ) -- Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) -- Amy Hempel (1951- ) -- Mary Hood (1946- ) -- Langston Hughes (1902-1967) -- Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) -- Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) -- Jamaica Kincaid (1949- ) -- Ring Lardner (1885-1933) -- David Leavitt (1961- ) -- Ursula K. Le Guin (1929- ) -- Meridel Le Sueur (1900-1996) -- Shirley Geok-Lin Lim (1944- ) -- Jack London (1876-1916) -- David Wong Louie (1954- ) -- Norman Mailer (1923- ) -- Bernard Malamud (1914-1986) -- Bobbie Anne Mason (1940- ) -- Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) -- Elizabeth McCracken (1966- ) -- Carson McCullers (1917-1967) -- Thomas McGuane (1939- ) -- James Alan McPherson (1943- ) -- Nicholasa Mohr (1938- ) -- Lorrie Moore (1957- ) -- Toshio Mori (1910-1980) -- Bharati Mukherjee (1940- ) -- Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) -- Joyce Carol Oates (1938- ) -- Tim O'Brien (1946- ) -- Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964) -- John O'Hara (1905-1970) -- Tillie Olsen (1913?- ) -- Simon Ortiz (1941- ) -- Cynthia Ozick (1928- ) -- Grace Paley (1922- ) -- Américo Paredes (1915-1999) -- Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) -- Jayne Anne Phillips (1952- ) -- Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) -- William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) (1862-1910) -- Annie Proulx (1935- ) -- Thomas Pynchon (1937- ) -- Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953) -- Alberto Alvaro Ríos (1952- ) -- Philip Roth (1933- ) -- Damon Runyon (1880-1946) -- J.D. Salinger (1919- ) -- Bienvenido N. Santos (1911-1996) -- William Saroyan (1908-1981) -- Delmore Schwartz (1913-1966) -- Leslie Marmon Silko (1948- ) -- Jean Stafford (1915-1979) -- Wallace Stegner (1909-1993) -- John Steinbeck (1902-1968) -- Elizabeth Tallent (1954- ) -- Peter Taylor (1917-1994) -- James Thurber (1894-1961) -- John Updike (1932- ) -- Helena María Viramontes (1954- ) -- Anna Lee Walters (1946- ) -- Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) -- Sylvia A. Watanabe (1953- ) -- Eudora Welty (1909- ) -- Edith Wharton (1862-1937) -- Joy Williams (1944- ) -- Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) -- William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) -- Tobias Wolff (1945- ) -- Richard Wright (1908-1960) -- Hisaye Yamamoto (1921- ) -- Anzia Yezierska (1881-1970) -- Index.
Summary Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfant's brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme, such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories," and part 2 contains more than one hundred essays on the lives and work of individual writers, including engaging pieces on promising new writers.
Other Author Gelfant, Blanche H., 1922-
Graver, Lawrence, 1931-