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Pulitzer Prize winning novels, poetry, drama, and biographies in the public domain and author profiles. As for Barthelme, he not only brought the energies of the indigenous avant-garde to the pages of The New Yorker , but also somehow married high-powered experimentalism with middlebrow entertainment without betraying either. Reading through their collected stories, you wonder if novels are even necessary. The imperial ambitions of a certain kind of swaggering, self-important American novel — to comprehend the totality of modern life, to limn the social, existential, sexual and political strivings of its citizens — start to seem misguided and buffoonish.
They came up in very different social milieus and show no marked affinities of style or influence.
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What their three subjects shared was the good fortune of writing at midcentury, when the institutions of print supported the flourishing of the short story as never before or since. There were mass-circulation magazines and more-exclusive journals that would pay writers for stories that readers would spend money to read.
All of them fed a boom in short fiction that may not have been sufficiently appreciated at the time. It is easy, perhaps irresistible, to wax nostalgic for those days. But if the golden age of American magazines is long gone, the short story itself has shown remarkable durability, and may even be poised for a resurgence.
And the short story may provide a timely antidote to the cultural bloat of the past decade, when it often seemed that every novel needed to be pages long and every movie had to last three hours — or four years, if it took the form of a cable series. The new, post-print literary media are certainly amenable to brevity. Thanks for your response. Studio Apartment 1 queen bed. See availability Area Info — Show map. Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos. Panagia Kera Church in Kritsa. Are you missing any information about this area? Outdoors Sit back and relax Outdoor furniture Terrace Garden.
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