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176 Pages | 8 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198754633

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The Short Story: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Kahn

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a clear analysis of the techniques and themes common to the international genre of short stories
  • Examines the rise of the short story, as facilitated by the explansion of global press
  • Draws on a diverse array of examples to illustrate common thematic threads, and form
  • Considers the ways in which the genre has been constantly innovated and expanded
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide