A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

Editor(s): Cheryl Alexander Malcolm, David Malcolm

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405145374

Online ISBN: 9781444304770

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304770

About this Book

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story provides a comprehensive treatment of short fiction writing and chronicles its development in Britain and Ireland from 1880 to the present.

  • Provides a comprehensive treatment of the short story in Britain and Ireland as it developed over the period 1880 to the present
  • Includes essays on topics and genres, as well as on individual texts and authors
  • Comprises chapters on women's writing, Irish fiction, gay and lesbian writing, and short fiction by immigrants to Britain

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: 1880–1945 - Introduction

  2. Part I: 1880–1945 - Topics and Genres

  3. Part I: 1880–1945 - Reading Individual Authors and Texts

  4. Part II: 1945–The Present - Introduction

  5. Part II: 1945–The Present - Topics and Genres

  6. Part II: 1945–The Present - Reading Individual Authors and Texts

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