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Special Section: Affect and the Short Story and Cycle

Foreword to Special Section: Affect and the Short Story and Cycle

Robert M. Luscher
p. 17-19

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I am pleased to have been asked by the editors to serve as the Designated Editorial Board Consultant to introduce this Special Section of JSSE on “Affect and the Short Story and Cycle.” Having devoted a significant portion of my career to studying the short story—especially its individual and collective behavior within the short story cycle—it is gratifying to see concerted attention devoted to the intersection of reader and text, particularly as it occurs in relation to the production of affect. The volume contains seven essays—three of which focus on the short story cycle and four of which analyze particular stories—as well as a first-time feature in JSSE: an electronic roundtable on a variety of questions related to the implication of affect in the study of these genres.

Guest Editors Paul Ardoin and Fiona McWilliam precede their judicious selection of essays with an incisive introduction that utilizes the concept of “stickiness” to integrate the variety of concerns examined in t...

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Robert M. Luscher, « Foreword to Special Section: Affect and the Short Story and Cycle », Journal of the Short Story in English, 66 | 2016, 17-19.

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Robert M. Luscher, « Foreword to Special Section: Affect and the Short Story and Cycle », Journal of the Short Story in English [En ligne], 66 | Spring 2016, mis en ligne le 01 mars 2018, consulté le 18 octobre 2017. URL : http://jsse.revues.org/1675

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Robert M. Luscher

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Designated JSSE Editorial Board Consultant

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