The Vietnam War in Short Fiction Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Short Story Criticism)


Abbott, Lee K., and Jonathan Leizman. “Conversations with Lee K. Abbott.” Studies of Short Fiction 32, no. 2 (spring 1995): 141-48.

Abbott discusses his role as storyteller, autobiographical aspects of his work, and his use of the short story form.

Bell, Madison Smartt. “At a Cultural Crossroads.” Chicago Tribune (23 February 1992): 3-4.

Maintains that Robert Olen Butler's A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain “offers a rare and privileged glimpse of what the Vietnamese in the United States think of each other and also what they think of the rest of us.”


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