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How Americans Conquered the Short Story Form — A Short History

Emerson’s advice to educators and educators in 1836 — “Let us demand our own works and laws and worship”

Samples of my short story collection in my classroom. Photo by Walter Bowne

Welcome to my lecture (essay) on Modern American Short Fiction




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Walter Bowne

Walter Bowne

This poet-angel-hipster dude from Jersey writes satire, humor, fiction, poetry, essays on music, travel, gardening, and his belly button. He’s a trophy husband.

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