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How can the quick tale support to redefine modernism, postmodernism and their interrelationship? what's the prestige of the quick tale in sleek literary heritage? those are the vital questions that the essays accumulated during this quantity attempt to resolution from varied views via readings of brief fiction in English and debts of the genre's theorisations. The essays by means of a gaggle of foreign students take on theoretical concerns which are valuable in methods to either "movements" similar to periodisation, autonomy, excessive vs. well known literature, totality vs. fragmentation, floor vs. intensity, otherness, illustration, and, particularly, the topic and its vicissitudes. since it blends theory-based arguments into the ways to the quick fiction of frequently canonical authors (Joyce, Woolf, Lewis, Ballard, Carter, Rushdie, or Wallace), Modernism, Postmodernism, and the fast tale in English is of curiosity not just to readers and students of the fast tale, but additionally to these coming from the fields of literary thought and literary historical past.

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