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The Granta Book of the American Short Story (edition 1998)

by Richard Ford

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Title:The Granta Book of the American Short Story
Authors:Richard Ford
Info:Granta Books (1998), Edition: New edition, Paperback, 712 pages
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Esta antología exclusiva, preparada especialmente por Richard Ford, contiene sesenta y cinco relatos escritos entre los años 1820 y 1999 por escritores nominalmente americanos - es decir, escritores en posesión de la ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos- y pretende mostrar no sólo lo mejor de la cuentística estadounidense, sino también la diversidad y la riqueza continuada de la prosa norteamericana durante los últimos ciento setenta y cinco años. Muchos de los cuentos contenidos en este volumen jamás habían sido traducidos al castellano. Entre los autores antologados se encuentran Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, Henry James, Jack London, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Paul Bowles, Raymond Carver, T. C. Boyle y el propio Richard Ford. ( )
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SHORT STORIES. This new collection, again of more than forty writers, expands Ford's original choice to include stories that he regretted overlooking first time around as well as many by a new generation of writers, among them Sherman Alexie, Junot Diaz, Deborah Eisenberg, Nell Freudenberg, Matt Klam, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Z.Z. Packer. None of the stories (though a few of the writers) were in the first volume.Richard Ford, one of the finest American novelists and short story writers, introduced the first Granta Book of the American Short Story, which Granta published in 1992. It became the definitive anthology of American short fiction written in the last half of the twentieth century.… (more)

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