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ID
c176
Title
Introduction" [to Six Stories by various authors].
Genre
Essay
Page Count
11
Word Count
3500
Publisher
Oxford
Publication Year
1965
Document Types
Full-text Online
Literary Criticism
Introductions, Forewards & Prefaces
Topics
Novella

Bates discusses challenges posed by the novella form before briefly explaining his choice of novellas by De Maupassant, Chekhov, Max Beerbohm, James Joyce, Hemingway, and himself ("The Cruise of the Breadwinner"), in each case revealing qualities that valued throughout his writing career. In Six Stories by various authors (Selected by H.E. Bates, London: Oxford, 1965, pp. vii-xvii).


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