Prose
Prose is a form of language that exhibits a grammatical structure and a natural flow of speech rather than a rhythmic structure (as in traditional poetry). While there are critical debates on the cons...
Prose - Wikipedia
Novel
A novel is a long narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story.While Ian Watt in The Rise of the Novel (1957) suggests that ...
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Short story
A short story is a brief work of literature, usually written in narrative prose. Emerging from earlier oral storytelling traditions in the 17th century, the short story has grown to encompass a body o...
Þáttr
The þættir (Old Norse singular þáttr, literally meaning a "strand" of rope or yarn) are short stories written mostly in Iceland during the 13th and 14th centuries.The majority of þættir occur in two c...
Þáttr - Wikipedia
Vercelli Homilies
The Vercelli homilies are a collection of twenty-three prose entries within the Vercelli book and exist as an important example of Old English prose structure, owing to the predominance of poetry with...
Short story collection
A short story collection is a book of short stories by a single author, as distinguished from an anthology of fiction by more than one author (e.g., Les Soirées de Médan). The stories in a collection ...
Old Maidism Versus Marriage
Old Maidism Versus Marriage is a short story by Susan Petigru King from her collection Busy Moments of an Idle Woman (New York: Appleton, 1853). In comparison to similar works from King's Southern co...
Rhymed prose
Rhymed prose is a literary form and literary genre, written in unmetrical rhymes. This form has been known in many different cultures. In some cases the rhymed prose is a distinctive, well-defined sty...
Vignette (literature)
In theatrical script writing, sketch stories, and poetry, a vignette is a short impressionistic scene that focuses on one moment or gives a trenchant impression about a character, idea, setting, or o...
Novella
A novella is a written, fictional, prose narrative normally longer than a short story but shorter than a novel. The English word "novella" derives from the Italian "novella", feminine of "novello", w...
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
"The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" is a short story by Alan Sillitoe, published in 1959 as part of a short story collection of the same name. The work focuses on Smith, a poor Nottingham tee...