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The Short Story Anthology: Shaping the Canon

Prescott, Lynda (2016). The Short Story Anthology: Shaping the Canon. In: Head, Dominic ed. The Cambridge History of the English Short Story. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 564–580.

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Abstract

Anthologies of English short stories have played a significant part in maintaining the reputation of individual writers, sometimes through repeated selection of individual stories. Although they are often drawn towards more transitory marketable and popular qualities, anthologies have also contributed to the shaping of short story canons.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2016 Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1-107-16742-6, 978-1-107-16742-1
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Contemporary Cultures of Writing
Item ID: 47921
Depositing User: Lynda Prescott
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2016 10:23
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 19:24
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/47921
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