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Scarce First Edition of Beale's Development of the Short Story in the South (1911)

Scarce First Edition of Beale's Development of the Short Story in the South (1911)

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137 pp. First edition.

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Beale, Robert Cecil. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHORT STORY IN THE SOUTH.
Charlottesville, Va.: The Michie Company, Printers, 1911. 137 pp.

First edition. Original printed wrappers; some loss to top blank margin of title page.
A good copy of a scarce work.

Contents include:

The Short Story in the South before 1833;

Edgar Allan Poe and the Short Story;

The Tales of the Southern Magazines and Newspapers from 1834 to 1860;

The Period of Transition 1860-1870;

The Southern Renaissance;

Stories of "Cracker" Life;

Stories of Creole Life;

Stories of Negro Dialect and Character;

The Mountaineer Story;

Short Story Writers of the South;

Periodicals Containing Short Stories by Southernm Writers;

Chronological List of Southern Short Story Writers in the 19th Century.

 

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