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short story

n.
A short piece of prose fiction, having few characters and aiming at unity of effect.

short story

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a prose narrative of shorter length than the novel, esp one that concentrates on a single theme

short′ sto′ry


n.
a piece of prose fiction, usu. under 10,000 words.

short story

A short but complete piece of prose fiction concentrating on a single theme.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.short story - a prose narrative shorter than a novel
story - a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines"
Translations
أقصوصةقصة قصيرةقِصَةٌ قَصِيرَة
povídka
novelle
novelli
kratka priča
smásaga
短篇小説
단편 소설
novell
เรื่องสั้น
truyện ngắn

short story

nracconto, novella

short story

قِصَةٌ قَصِيرَة povídka novelle Kurzgeschichte διήγημα cuento novelli nouvelle kratka priča racconto 短篇小説 단편 소설 kort verhaal novelle opowiadanie conto рассказ novell เรื่องสั้น kısa öykü truyện ngắn 短篇小说
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Fres-Felix, short fiction, Anvil; 'A Waiting Room Companion' by Sarge Lacuesta, creative nonfiction: essays/ memoir/literary journalism, Ateneo; 'Ang Nawawala' by Chuckberry Pascual, short fiction, Visprint.
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The Best Editing Award and the Best International Short Fiction Film Award were, respectively, given to 'Beyond the Clouds' by Hassan Hassandoost and 'Retouch' by Kaveh Mazaheri.
Klonaris uses memory and dialogue as valuable tools to convey her stories, introducing a compelling voice to short fiction.
and how it explored the cultural and symbolic power of gesture and performance that expressed the connection of transatlantic fellowship and memory that was at risk due to the development of an American national culture; the relationship between the short story and the ritual practices of transatlantic fraternal orders, through the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe and George Lippard; the meanings associated with theatre and ritual in the short fiction of Herman Melville; how Nathaniel Hawthorne's short fiction addresses how to perform in the literary marketplace; and how Louisa May Alcott developed a new approach to the short story that moves between the culture of performance and the rise of local color fiction and anthropology.
Dan, who has previously focused on short fiction, will be signing copies of his new novel from 11am on Saturday, September 10, at Waterstones in the Kingsgate Centre, Huddersfield.
Witt has edited and published collections of short fiction and nonfiction writing and art, a skill set he brings to bear on his first book.
The field of short fiction studies has shifted considerably since May (along with Susan Lohafer and Mary Rohrberger) solidified its foundations during the 1980s, but one of the ways the field has altered is that it seemingly attracts proportionately more scholars than practitioners than it once did.
This signals the balance in contents and structure of the book, since the other chapters in the volume are devoted to each paradigm separately: the two chapters in part one ("Refocusing 'Modernism' through the Short Story") focus on modernism, while the final chapter of part three, together with part four, is devoted to contemporary short fiction.
I was under the impression, mistaken perhaps, that the Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest was to encourage young writers desiring to make a contribution to Jewish life and culture.
Amazon Publishing, a division of on-line retailer Amazon Inc (Nasdaq:AMZN), announced on Thursday the launch of StoryFront, a new imprint offering high-quality short fiction across genres.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 6, 2013-Amazon Publishing launches StoryFront imprint dedicated to short fiction