Stories that only have six words. A valid category of ‘Narrative Genre’?

Stories that only have six words. Are they truly a ‘Narrative Genre’? David Fishelov, believes that they maybe. He’s a professor of comparative literature. At the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. See his essay on the subject. ‘The Poetics of Six-Word Stories’ * (It’s published in Narrative, January 2019.) The professor considers stories from websites. Such […]

The Novel End of Cognitive Dissonance

When the world ends this year, psychologists and novelists can take advantage, much as they did when the world ended in the 1950s. Advance notice of the timing comes from a corporate source: Harold Egbert Camping, president of a chain of radio stations based in California, called Family Network, Inc, which says it “regards the Lord […]