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Maupassant and the American short story

the influence of form at the turn of the century

by Richard Fusco

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893 -- Influence.,
  • Short stories, American -- History and criticism.,
  • American fiction -- French influences.,
  • Literary form -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Short story.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-226) and index.

    StatementRichard Fusco.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.S5 F87 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1411522M
    ISBN 100271010819
    LC Control Number93020350

    " The Horla " (French: Le Horla) is an short horror story written in the style of a journal by the French writer Guy de Maupassant, after an initial, much shorter version published in the newspaper Gil Blas, Octo American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, in his survey " Supernatural Horror in Literature " (), provides his Author: Guy de Maupassant.   It shouldn't be doubted that Maupassant is one of the most important short-story writers to have lived. It was to the detriment of Maupassant's work – although not his bank balance – that his.

    Maupassant and the American Short Story isolates and develops more fully than any previous study the impact of Maupassant's work on the writing of Ambrose Bierce, O. Henry, Kate Chopin, and Henry James.   Adam Gopnik's Introduction incisively explores the essence of Maupassant's unique style and his tremendous, if unjustly unacknowledged, influence (on everything from the American short story to contemporary cinema), bearing eloquent testimony to Maupassant's continuing and vital appeal "From the Hardcover editionPages:

    Guy de Maupassant (), French author of the naturalistic school who is generally considered the greatest French short story writer. Guy de Maupassant was probably born at the Château de Miromesniel, Dieppe on August 5, In Maupassant started to study law in Paris, but soon, at the age of 20, he volunteered to serve in the army during the Franco .   Original Short Stories — Volume 04 Contents The moribond -- The gamekeeper -- The story of a farm girl -- The wreck -- Theodule Sabot's confession -- The wrong house -- The diamond necklace -- The Marquis de Fumerol -- The trip of the Horla -- Farewell -- The wolf -- .


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