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Robert Louis Stevenson and the Well-Springs of Story

November 14th 2016

CHARLES E. MAY looks for the birth of the modern short story in ‘A Lodging for the Night’ by Robert Louis Stevenson: ‘…its source is in language, the narrative impulse, and what it depicts is not reality but the perception of reality made by one in the process of making a story…’

Art and the Short Story

February 8th 2016

I am intrigued by the areas in which the ideas behind works of art reflect those behind short stories; the less tangible, psychological links – the things that light up my subconscious when I’m reading a story or looking at a work of art…’ DAVID FRANKEL explores the overlap between art and short fiction.

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