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Understanding and Appreciation of the Short Story

Understanding and Appreciation of the Short Story

Educator Morris Schreiber discusses the literary art and history of the short story. With assistance from the University Players, Schreiber explains the evolution of the short story as well the significance and importance of such concepts as: mood, setting, action, and characterization. As examples he uses works of well-known authors, including Edgar Allan Poe, Stephen Crane, O. Henry, and Guy de Maupassant. The complete transcript of each track is included in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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The Art of the Short Story, The Essay, Poetry, Drama, and Biography Morris Schreiber 6:40
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The Art of the Short Story: Mood, Setting, and Action Morris Schreiber 4:16
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The Art of the Short Story: Characterization Morris Schreiber 4:23
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HOW THE SHORT STORY EVOLVED The Roots of the Short Story Morris Schreiber 4:42
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HOW THE SHORT STORY EVOLVED and Use In the Modern Short Story Morris Schreiber 3:51
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THE SHORT STORY COMPARED WITH OTHER LITERARY TYPES: Questions and Answers on Themes Morris Schreiber 8:03
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MASTERS OF THE SHORT STORY Morris Schreiber 10:17
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SOME MEMORABLE THEMES EXAMINED Morris Schreiber 6:55
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