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    Fallow Futures: A Short Story

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    What will the future be like? And how will humans live with, within the natural world? As we hear more and more of natural phenomena and land formations that are not only protected but also granted legal rights equivalent to those of humans (recently, the Whanganui River in New Zealand), couldn’t we imagine this trend extending to other-than-humans? Wouldn’t the already-ubiquitous grasses, that cover approximately 40% of the earth’s ice-free terrestrial surface, be a good candidate for such a project? In this piece of speculative fiction, humans and grasses together build a future world

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    Performative perspectives on short story collections

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    The first part of this paper offers a brief theoretical discussion of the short story collection and raises some concerns about the relevance of its historical roots. In a second part, the concepts of performance and performativity are introduced in order to investigate how these concepts can play a relevant role in the theoretical description of the peculiar functioning of the short story collection as a literary form

    3 rd. Interscholastic Short Story Contest

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    Jurados: Soña Francisco Silvina Zapata Alejandra BasualtoThe promotion of reading, the stimulation of creativity, and the encouragement of our nation's young people constitute the main objectives of the University Andrés Bello in this our third edition of the Interschool Short Story Competition in English (2009). This program, which has convened more than 900 students from various educational institutions from Arica to Punta Arenas, is a great achievement for our university. We certainly share and celebrate with each one of the participants.Sociedad de Escritores de Chil

    Performative perspectives on short story collections

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    The Short Story of Ukrainian Palindrome

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    An essay on the history of Palindromes in the Ukraine

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    Short Story, Beginnings to 1900

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    In an era when most American literature came from the North, the South distinguished itself most notably in the short story, producing two of its foremost authorities in Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain, as well as one of its best-known characters in Uncle Remus. Through the short story, furthermore, southerners led in the development of two important American genres: Southwestern humor and local color. The hundreds of stories in this rich tradition cover a range of characters and landscapes, from madmen ensconced in gothic mansions to saucy backwoodsmen romping over the frontier, and the best early southern stories share a brilliance of form and style
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