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by Frank O'Connor

Author: Frank O'Connor
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Melville House (April 1, 2004)
Pages: 224 pages
Category: Reference
Rating: 4.8
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Frank O'Connor is considered one of the best short story writers of the 20th century and was also a scholar in the field

Frank O'Connor is considered one of the best short story writers of the 20th century and was also a scholar in the field. I first read Frank O'Connor during Irish Short Story Week I and there is some additional background information on O'Connor in my post on him for that week.

O'Connor was a noted short story writer in his own right as well as an essayist and literary critic. His central premise in this book, that short stories tend to arise out of "submerged populations" (. minority groups, immigrants, et. may not have gained wide acceptance in academic circles, but that doesn't diminish the interest or the charm of this book in the least. It's a thoroughly fascinating examination of the short story as an art form, and a rollicking fun read to boot.

The Lonely Voice book. The legendary book about writing by the legendary writer is back!Frank O’Connor was one of the twentieth century’s greatest short story writers, and one of Ireland’s greatest authors ever. Now, O’Connor’s influential and sought-after book on the short story is back. THE LONELY VOICE offers a master class with the master.

But the short story, like the novel, is a modern art form; that is to say, it represents, better than poetry or drama, our . Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

But the short story, like the novel, is a modern art form; that is to say, it represents, better than poetry or drama, our own attitude to life. No more than the novel does it begin with "By the hokies. The technique which both have acquired was the product of a critical, scientific age, and we recognize the merits of a short story much as we recognize the merits of a novel-in terms of plausibility. Publisher: World Publishing.

Frank O'Connor (born Michael Francis O'Donovan; 17 September 1903 – 10 March 1966) was an Irish writer of over 150 works, best known for his short stories and memoirs. The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award is named in his honour. Raised in Cork, the only child of Minnie (née O'Connor) and Michael O'Donovan, he attended Saint Patrick’s School on Gardiner's Hill and North Monastery CBS. O'Connor's early life was marked by his father's alcoholism, debt, and ill-treatment of his mother

Frank O'Connor, born Michael O'Donovan in Cork in 1903, strikes me as one of those unfortunate authors who's .

Frank O'Connor, born Michael O'Donovan in Cork in 1903, strikes me as one of those unfortunate authors who's far from forgotten, but is so familiar a part of the Irish literary furniture that he's rarely much noticed. Often these days it's not his stories that are quoted, but passages from The Lonely Voice (1963), his book-length study of the short story. It's unsurprising that this book should prove so hardy: O'Connor was compelling when voicing an opinion

Frank O’Connor was one of the twentieth century’s greatest short story writers, and one of Ireland’s .

Frank O’Connor was one of the twentieth century’s greatest short story writers, and one of Ireland’s greatest authors ever. The Lonely Voice offers a master class with the master

O'Connor, Frank, 1903-1966.

O'Connor, Frank, 1903-1966.

The Lonely Voice (1962) is a study of the short story form, written by Frank O'Connor The Grant Book of American Short Stories.

The Lonely Voice (1962) is a study of the short story form, written by Frank O'Connor. Within the study, O'Connor expounds on some of his own major theories of the short story as well as discusses the work of many influential short story writers. The Grant Book of American Short Stories.

The legendary book about writing short stories, by the Irish master of the form, is back in print! A virtual master class in which the witty O'Connor discusses technique and his favorite writers, including Chekhov, Hemingway, and Joyce.