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Current-García, Eugene

Overview
Works: 32 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 6,803 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Short stories  Diaries  Short stories, American  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PS374.S5, 813.0109
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Most widely held works by Eugene Current-García
O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) by Eugene Current-García( Book )

21 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of selected stories tracing the stylistic and thematic development of the American writer's works
American short stories, 1820 to the present by Eugene Current-García( Book )

41 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

43 short stories representative of the major strands of American literature and including such authors as Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Twain, Harris, Chopin, Crane, Cather, Porter, Faulkner, Welty, Capote, and others
The American short story, 1945-1980 : a critical history by Eugene Current-García( Book )

15 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twayne's critical history of the short story. Bibliography: p. 146-162. A critical history tracing the evolution of American short fiction from its beginning as stereotypical allegories to 1850
What is the short story? Case studies in the development of a literary form by Eugene Current-García( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O. Henry : a study of the short fiction by Eugene Current-García( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early twentieth century, William Sydney Porter, better known as O. Henry, captured the fancy and touched the hearts of newspaper and magazine writers throughout the United States. Interpreted as quintessentially American, O. Henry's short fiction made him the spokesman for Manhattan's "four million" during his own era. In nearly three hundred stories, O. Henry's artistry, style, and technique has been compared favorably with writers such as Conrad, Hardy, and Wharton. In this new volume, Eugene Current-Garcia presents a comparative survey of critical attitudes and evaluations of O. Henry's short fiction from as early as 1908, through the 1920s and 1930s, and up to more recent decades. Current-Garcia traces the influence of O. Henry's childhood in North Carolina, as well as his early adulthood spent in the western frontier in Texas and along the border of Mexico. The landscapes of his stories were vastly enriched by his unique life experiences, both as a convicted criminal who learned to write short stories while in jail and, later, as a literary celebrity in New York City. O. Henry: A Study of the Short Fiction contains excerpts from select critics on O. Henry, as well as an annotated bibliography and a comprehensive index
Realism and romanticism in fiction : an approach to the novel by Eugene Current-García( Book )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories of the Western World by Eugene Current-García( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shem, Ham & Japheth : the papers of W.O. Tuggle, comprising his Indian diary, sketches & observations, myths & Washington journal in the territory & at the capital, 1879-1882. by William Orrie Tuggle( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American short stories( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criticism and the problem of literary expression in a democratic society : the awakening of American critical thought, 1835-1850 by Eugene Current-García( Book )

2 editions published between 1947 and 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British travellers' impressions of American slavery, 1830-1860 by Eugene Current-García( )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers, 1934-1978 by Eugene Current-García( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes student papers, thesis drafts, book reviews, course notes, lectures, drafts from his major works, note relating to the Southern Humanities Review, correspondence, and miscellaneous materials
William S. Porter, 1862-1910, in: American realists and naturalists by Eugene Current-García( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

American short stories( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

While retaining its historical thrust, chronological organization, and attention to "classic" works, [this book] features more contemporary stories, a greater representation of writers from diverse ethnic backgrounds, and more contextual information.-Back cover. This book [contains] 62 stories by 59 individuals ... Many of the stories are classics, old standards of ... excellence, that will acquaint new generations of readers with the literary legacy and cultural history of the United States. Other stories offer ... less familiar examples of established writers' work or introduce newer writers who are evolving and changing the course of American literary history.-Pref
O. Henry <William Sidney Porter> by Eugene Current-García( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shem, Ham & Japheth by William Orrie Tuggle( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Southern literary criticism and the sectional dilemma by Eugene Current-García( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A cumulative 32-year index to Studies in short fiction : (1963 - 1995); dedicated to the memory of Eugene Current-García( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thomas Bangs Thorpe, 1812-1878 ; and, William Sydney Porter (O. Henry), 1862-1910 by Eugene Current-García( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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O. Henry : a study of the short fiction
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Current-Garcia, Eugene

García, Eugene Current-.

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English (124)

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O. Henry : a study of the short fiction