Fall 1968 • Vol. XXX No. 4 The International Symposium on the Short Story, Part OneJanuary 1, 1968 |

Editor’s Note

THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE SHORT STORY Part One Christina Stead (England) Herbert Gold (United States) Erih Kos (Yugoslavia) Nadine Gordimer (South Africa) Benedict Kiely 'Ireland) Hugh Hood (Canada) Henrietta Drake-Brockman (Australia) Carlo Cassola (Italy) EDITOR'S NOTE: Our first plan was to run consecutively all con- tributions from a particular country, but on reflection this seemed to us to smack too much of the textbook, and possibly to suggest that the primary aim of the symposium is instruction. Our real aim is to create for our readers something of the effect of a conversation, with writers from all over the world coming together to discuss a matter which is of literary and economic importance to each of them. Therefore, as far as possible we shall try to make each section of the symposium reflect the wide diversity of opinions held by our contributors, and the difference in the status of the short story in different countries. The last installment will have an

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THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE SHORT STORY Part One Christina Stead (England) Herbert Gold (United States) Erih Kos (Yugoslavia) Nadine Gordimer (South Africa) Benedict Kiely 'Ireland) Hugh Hood (Canada) Henrietta […]

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