Close Reading

August 2019

Featured Series of Close Readings: A close reading of Peter Meinke’s “The Cranes” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-08-02T18:59:03+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Look At Peter Meinke's "The Cranes" (from Sudden Fiction (Continued) "On Symbol Use in Short-Short Stories") Read the story. "Marsh and Cranes" by Ivan Shiskin The careful use of symbols [...]

June 2019

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Alice Walker’s “The Flowers” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-06-28T14:44:23+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Short Story|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Reading of Alice Walker's "The Flowers." Read the Story at http://theliterarylink.com/flowers.html "A Day in June" by Isaac Levitan This short-short story by Alice Walker is a powerful innocence-to-awareness piece. [...]

April 2019

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Octavio Paz’s “The Blue Bouquet” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-04-02T12:49:57+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, FEATURED, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Reading of Octavio Paz’s “The Blue Bouquet” Read the story "The Blue Bouquet" by Octavio Paz. Or read it in Short Shorts: An Anthology of the Shortest Stories, edited by Irving [...]

March 2019

Essay: Pamelyn Casto’s “Flash Fiction: Brief And (Likely) Necessary Literature” (Russian version)

By | 2019-03-20T16:08:05+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Translation|

Памелин Касто Малая и, вероятно, необходимая проза "Still Lifewith Books and Musical intruments" by Jan Vermeulen О растущей популярности и даже необходимости малой прозы, венский мыслитель и мастер краткой литературы Альфред Польгар (1873-1955) [...]

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Milos Macourek’s “Jacob’s Chicken” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-03-01T15:57:46+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Reading of Milos Macourek's "Jacob's Chicken." The story can be read in Sudden Fiction (Continued). Edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas. New York & London: W.W. Norton & Co., 1996. [...]

January 2019

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Molly Giles’s “The Writers’ Model” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-01-21T13:36:54+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Close Reading, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction|

Pamelyn Casto, Contributing Editor for Flash Discourse A Close Reading of Molly Giles’ “The Writers’ Model” The story can be read in Molly Giles’ collection Creek Walk and Other Stories. The story can also be [...]

December 2018

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Fielding Dawson’s “The Vertical Fields” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2018-12-19T14:08:03+00:00 December 19th, 2018|Academic, Close Reading, FEATURED, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction|

Pamelyn Casto, Contributing Editor for Flash Discourse   A Close Reading of Fielding Dawson's "The Vertical Fields" Read the story online. Read the story in Sudden Fiction: American Short-Short Stories (Robert Shapard and James Thomas, [...]

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Dino Buzzati’s “The Falling Girl” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-01-21T13:19:02+00:00 December 1st, 2018|Academic, Close Reading, FEATURED, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction|

Pamelyn Casto, Contributing Editor for Flash Discourse A Close Reading of Dino Buzzati’s "The Falling Girl" Read the story online. Or read it in Sudden Fiction International: Sixty Short-Short Stories, edited by Shapard, Robert, and [...]