Short Fiction in Short (MLA 2013)

Because of meager critical attention given to the short story before 1976, Charles E. May organized a volume entitled Short Story Theories as a plea for more meaningful and substantive work on the form. As May noted with the publication of New Short Story Theories in 1994, many literary theorists and critics heeded the call, and, in fact, much work has been done on short fiction in the last twenty-five years. Nonetheless, critics still reflexively associate the novel with the United States ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Modern Language Association
Event Name: 
MLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, January 3, 2013 to Sunday, January 6, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Categories: 
Digital Humanities
American
Interdisciplinary
Genre & Form
Literary Theory
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
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