The American short story is moribund. The passing of giants (Flannery O'Connor, John Cheever, John O'Hara, Irwin Shaw, Peter Taylor) has relegated the form to the purgatory of academic hackdom and its innumerable ideological ax-grinders paying homage to a plethora of multicultural grievances. In the 1980 . . .
October 1999April 21, 2022By Bill Croke
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