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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 6: the short story (search)
with him, as with Poe, was a deliberate thing, to be written with the reader always in mind. His unit necessarily was short. He had no power to trace the growth of a soul or to record the steps of an evolution. His one attempt at a novel, Gabriel Conroy, was a failure. He could make a situation dramatic, he could make alive a climactic moment in a reckless career, but he was powerless to deal with the resultant effects from a complexity of motives and situations. What he added to the shortd as a magazine form, a rather trivial thing as compared with the stately novel. Hawthorne had abandoned the form early with the implication that he had used it as a prentice exercise. Harte no sooner had gained recognition than he began on Gabriel Conroy. Henry James, though it must be noted that it was after his long English residence, while revising his work declared that he had felt a sense of relief when he abandoned the frail craft of the short story where he ever had felt in danger of
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
John C., 283 French, Alice, 379, 388, 390 Freneau, Philip, 150, 177, 180, 181, 241 Friendship's Offering, 174 Froissart, 124, 332 Front Yard, the, 382 Frost, Rev., Barzillai, 5 Frost, John, 404 Frothingham, Octavius Brooks, 197 Froude, J. H., 137 Fruin, Professor, 138, 139, 140, 141 Fry, William H., 192 Fuller, Margaret, 37, 165, 192 Fulton, M. G., 304 Furness, Horace Howard, 197 Furness, William Henry, 197, 211 Future of the American negro, the, 325 Gabriel Conroy, 380, 387 Gachard, L. P., 138 Gales, 181 Gallatin, Albert, 89 Gallegher and other stories, 388, 392 Garfield, James A., 220 Garland, Hamlin, 363, 388, 390 Garland, the, 174 Garrison, William Lloyd, 44, 50, 51, 188, 189, 193 Garrison of Cape Anne, the, 48 Gayangos, Pascal de, 127 Gazette (Boston), 178 Gazette (Cincinnati), 184 Gazette (Haverhill), 45 Gazette (Salem), 177 Gazette (Washington), 182 Gazette of the United States, the, 180, 181