1. Reading 44 items
    1. The set reading for the module will be provided in advance through Blackboard. There are no set texts to buy. However, you may wish to undertake reading outside of class which will help the development of your writing and understanding of short stories. Suggested texts below:

       

    2. Recommended 43 items
      1. The world's greatest short stories - James Daley 2006

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      2. The Oxford book of English short stories - A. S. Byatt 2009

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      3. Writing short stories - Ailsa Cox 2005

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      4. How to write short stories 10 items
        1. How to write stories for magazines: a practical guide - Donna Baker 1995

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        2. A short story writer's companion - Tom Bailey 2001

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        3. The way to write short stories - Michael Baldwin 1986

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        4. Short story writing - Dilys Gater c1993

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        5. Creating short fiction - Damon Francis Knight 1997

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        6. Schaum's quick guide to writing great short stories - Margaret Lucke 1999

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        7. Cracking the short story market - Iain Pattison 1999

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        8. How to write short-short stories - Stella Whitelaw 1996

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      5. General Studies of the History and Theory of the Short Story 17 items
        1. The short story in English - Walter Allen 1981

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        2. The teller and the tale: aspects of the short story - Wendell M. Aycock, Comparative Literature Symposium 1982

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        3. The modern short story: a critical survey - Bates, H. E. 1988

          Book Recommended reading Robert Hale 1988 edition

        4. The modern short story: a critical survey - H. E. Bates 1972

          Book Recommended reading Joseph 1972 edition

        5. The modern short story: a critical survey - H. E. Bates 1941

          Book Recommended reading Thomas Nelson 1941 edition

        6. The modest art: a survey of the short story in English - T. O. Beachcroft 1968

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        7. The narrative modes: techniques of the short story - Helmut Bonheim 1992

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        8. Speaking of the short story: interviews with contemporary writers - Farhat Iftekharuddin, Mary Rohrberger, Maurice Angus Lee 1997

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        9. Studying fiction: a guide and study programme - Roy Johnson 1992

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        10. The new short story theories - Charles E. May 1994

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        11. The lonely voice: a study of the short story - Frank O'Connor 2004

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        12. Mystery & manners: occasional prose - Flannery O'Connor 2014

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        13. The short story - Ian Reid 1991

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        14. The short story : a critical introduction - Valerie Shaw 1983 (electronic resource)

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        15. Short story study: a critical anthology - A. J. Smith, W. H. Mason 1961

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      6. Particular Studies of a Country, a Period or a Single Writer 13 items
        1. The English short story: 1 - T. O. Beachcroft, British Council, National Book League 1964

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        2. Trespassing boundaries: Virginia Woolf's short fiction - Kathryn N. Benzel, Ruth Hoberman 2004

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        3. The American Short Story - Danforth Ross 1961

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        4. Ernest Hemingway: a study of the short fiction - Joseph M. Flora 1989

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        5. The good Kipling: studies in the short story - Elliot L. Gilbert 1972

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        6. The culture and commerce of the American short story - Andrew Levy 1993

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        7. Jean Rhys: a study of the short fiction - Cheryl Alexander Malcolm, David Malcolm 1996

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        8. Cowries and Kobos: the West African oral tale and short story - Kirsten Holst Petersen, Anna Rutherford 1981

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        9. Dickens and the short story - Deborah A. Thomas 1982

          Book Recommended reading University of Pennsylvania Press edition

        10. Dickens and the short story - Deborah A. Thomas 1982

          Book Recommended reading Batsford edition

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