Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Word counts of select short stories by black writers

By Kenton Rambsy

2,225 (words) - “Spunk” Zora Neale Hurston

3,350 (words) - “The Lesson” Toni Cade Bambara

3,597(words) - “Everyday Use” Alice Walker

3,725 (words) - “Raymond’s Run” Toni Cade Bambara

4,641 (words) - “The Wife of His Youth” Charles Chesnutt

4,729 (words) - “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston

5,418 (words) - “City of Refuge” by Rudolph Fisher

6,126 (words) – “Battle Royal” by Ralph Ellison

10, 323 (words) - “Old Boys, Old Girls” by Edward P. Jones

11,020 (words) - “Big Boy Leaves Home” by Richard Wright

13,657 (words) - “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin

Related:
A notebook on short stories by black writers

1 comment:

Olivia Princess said...

Thanks for the blog post buddy! Keep them coming...
thoughtful