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Edith Mirrielees


The American Short Story

Autumn 1933 | Criticism

To the twentieth century, annual collections of short stories are as familiar as "Keepsakes" or "Tokens" were to the nineteenth. At first sight of still another year-book of the American short story, Thomas H. Uzzell's "Short Story Hits, 1932," readers generally might echo the question posed by the book's editor in his introduction—why a new entry into a field already crowded?