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A companion to the British and Irish short story

Author: Cheryl Alexander Malcolm; David Malcolm
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 56.
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A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story chronicles the development of this important literary form in Britain and Ireland from 1880 to the present. Part 1 covers the years up to 1945 and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Alexander Malcolm; David Malcolm
ISBN: 9781405145374 1405145374
OCLC Number: 212020202
Description: xvi, 571 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: The British and Irish short story to 1945 / Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm --
The story of colonial adventure / Mariadele Boccardi --
Responses to war: 1914-1981 and 1939-1945 / Richard Greaves --
Irish short fiction: 1880-1945 / Patrick Lonergan --
The detective and crime story: 1880-1945 / Jopi Nyman --
The British and Irish ghost story and tale of the supernatural: 1880-1945 / Becky DiBiasio --
Finding a voice: women writing the short story (to 1945) / Sabine Coelsch-Foisner --
Rudyard Kipling's art of the short story / David Malcolm --
Robert Louis Stevenson: "The bottle imp," "The beach of Falesá," and "Markheim" / Michael Meyer --
Thomas Hardy: Wessex tales / David Grylls --
Joseph Conrad: "The secret sharer" and "An outpost of progress" / Christopher Thomas Cairney --
The short stories of Hector Hugo Munro ("Saki") / Sandie Byrne --Paralysis re-considered: James Joyce's Dubliners / Richard Greaves --
H.G. Wells's short stories: "The country of the blind" and "The door in the wall" / Sabine Coelsch-Foisner --
D.H. Lawrence's short stories: "The horse dealer's daughter" and "The rocking horse winner" / Kathryn Miles --
Virginia Woolf: "Kew Gardens" and "The Legacy" / Stef Craps --
Katherine Mansfield: "The garden party" and "Marriage á la mode" / Jennifer E. Dunn --
Frank O'Connor: "Guests of the nation" and "My Oedipus complex" / Greg Winston --
The short stories of Liam O'Flaherty / Shawn O'Hare --
W. Somerset Maugham's Ashenden stories / David Malcolm --
Elizabeth Bowen: "The demon lover" and "Mysterious kôr" / Sarah Dillon --
The British and Irish short story: 1945- present / Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm --
New identities: the Irish short story since 1945 / Greg Winston --
Redefining Englishness: British short fiction from 1945 to the present / James M. Lang --
Scottish short stories (post 1945) / Gavin Miller --
Hybrid voices and visions: the short stories of E.A. Markham, Ben Okri, Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureishi, Patricia Duncker, and Jackie Kay / Michael Parker --
The Anglo-Jewish short story since the Holocaust / Cheryl Alexander Malcolm --
Feminist voices: women's short fiction after 1945 / Michael Meyer --
British gay and lesbian short stories / Brett Josef Grubisic --
Science fiction and fantasy after 1945: beyond Pulp fiction / Mitchell R. Lewis --
Experimental short fiction in Britain since 1945 / Günther Jarfe --
The short stories of Julian Maclaren-Ross / David Malcolm --
Alan Sillitoe: "The loneliness of the long distance runner" / Michael Parker --
The short stories of Elizabeth Taylor / Robert Ellis Hosmer, Jr --
The short fiction of V.S. Pritchett / Andrzej Ga̜siorek --
Edna O'Brien: "A rose in the heart of New York" / Sinéad Mooney --
Doris Lessing: African stories / Don Adams --
The desire for clarity: Seán O'Faoláin's "Lovers of the lake" / Paul Delaney --
The short stories of Muriel Spark / Robert Ellis Hosmer, Jr --
Jean Rhys: "Let them call it jazz" / Cheryl Alexander Malcolm --
George Mackay Brown: "Witch," "Master Halcrow, priest," "A time to keep," and "The tarn and the rosary" / Gavin Miller --
William Trevor: uncertain grounds for assured art / John Kenny --
John McGahern: Nightlines / Stanley van der Ziel --
The clinking of an identity disk: Bernard MacLaverty's "Walking the dog" / Jerzy Jarniewicz --
Angela Carter's The bloody chamber: a world transformed by imagination and desire --
adventures in anarcho-surrealism / Madelena Gonzalez --
J.G. Ballard: psychopathology, apocalypse, and the media landscape / Mitchell R. Lewis --
The short stories of Benjamin Okri / Wolfgang Görtschacher --
James Kelman: Greyhound for breakfast / Peter Clandfield --
Hanif Kureishi: Love in a blue time / Patrick Lonergan.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 56.
Responsibility: edited by Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm.
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