Atwood’s Murder in the Dark (1983), in which ‘‘Happy Endings’’ first appeared, contains short pieces that playfully focus on language, perception, and storytelling.
French-Canadian author Marie Claire Blais has published her journal, American Notebooks: A Writer’s Journey (1996).
John Barth’s Lost in the Funhouse (1968) is a collection of short experimental pieces in which the author explores the creative process.
Argentian writer Julio Cortazar’s Hopscotch (1963) questions traditional narrative progress and endings with...
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