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The American short story in the twenties

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 20th century,
  • American fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Short stories, American

  • Edition Notes

    Midway reprint

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10193312M
    ISBN 100226908518
    ISBN 109780226908519
    OCLC/WorldCa2226418

    The story is one of several short stories from Joyce’s The Dubliners and is available for free. The story is about a young woman having second thoughts about leaving her homeland of Ireland. “Interpreter Of Maladies,” Jhumpa Lahiri “In its own way this correspondence would fulfill his dream, of serving as an interpreter between Author: Katherine Eion.


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