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INSIGHTS A Collection of Contemporary Short Stories

Author: Dr. Santosh Kumar
Binding: Paperback (pp: 290 Including a separate section of authors bio)
ISBN: 81-8253-019-9
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Publisher:, Allahabad, India
Pub. Date: 2005
Price: $15

The themes of the short stories selected in the anthology Insights include ethnic conflict, gender bias, violence, man-woman relationship, the central character in conflict with established social values, personal trauma, spiritual quest, etc. Insights features stories of a great variety. Several of the authors included in Insights reveal in their short stories the impact of John Collier's "Bottle Party"(1939), Elizabeth Bowen's "The Demon Lover" (1941), Saki's "Tobermory" (1911), Isak Dinesen's "The Sailor-Boy's Tale" (1942), E. B. White's "The Door" (1939), E. M. Forster's "The Celestial Omnibus" (1908), Nadine Gordimer's "Termitary" ( 1974), Hemingway's "In Another Country" (1927), Margaret Atwood's "Significant Moments in the Life of My Mother" (1983), Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" ( 1931), Katherine Anne Porter's "Flowering Judas" (1930), Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" (1953), Arthur Schnitzler's "Fate of the Baron" (1923), Mary McCarthy's "The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt" (1941). Best short stories "can be read in an hour and remembered for a lifetime' (Benet). Short-story seems to be an ideal genre for the 21st century afflicted with "a stressful mix of rat race and numbing routine".

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INSIGHTS A Collection of Contemporary Short Stories

INSIGHTS A Collection of Contemporary Short Stories
Dr. Santosh Kumar
ISBN: 81-8253-019-9




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Alex Braverman
Andrew McIntyre
Angela Maria Wilson
Colleen Neumann
Crystal Diane Arbogast
Dana Kent Gallup
Dan McClenaghan
Dawne Hendrix
Dean H. Ruetzler
Emily Franklin
Eric D. Knapp 
Eric Tessier
Floriana Hall
G.K. Wuori
Gary Date Dudney
George Wilhite
Glynn Sharpe
Harrison Q. Blackwood
J. L. Brantley
Janet K. Brennan
Jefferson Warner Hunt
Jessica Del Balzo
John Cuetara
John O'Toole
Josh Loftin 
Judy A. Radano
Julie Failla Earhart
Kerryn Boniface 
Leona Coulter
Louie Levy
Luc Hue
Lynn Veach Sadler
Martin Green
Matt Brown
Mary L. Ports
Murray Walker
Nicole Tanner
Pamela Z. Daum
Pete Bennett
Peter Ebsworth
Peter Vaeth
Peter Vaudry-Brown
Philip Keogh
Raven Epstein 
Richard Meyers
Robert Alexander Newman
Robert Lanzone
Robin M. Buehler
Sam Barnes 
Shawn P. Madison
Stephen E. Shepherd
T. Geoffrey Langdon
Ted Fenton
Timothy Gager
Yorgos Dalman