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A companion to the British and Irish short story

Author: Cheryl Alexander Malcolm; David Malcolm; Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
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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Companion to the British and Irish short story.
Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008
(DLC) 2008008104
(OCoLC)212020202
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Alexander Malcolm; David Malcolm; Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
ISBN: 9781444304787 144430478X 9781444304770 1444304771
OCLC Number: 312130179
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 571 pages).
Contents: Notes on Contributors. Preface . Part I: 1880-1945. Introduction. 1. The British and Irish Short Story to 1945 (Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm, University of Gdansk, Poland) . Topics and Genres. 2. The Story of Colonial Adventure (Mariadele Boccardi, University of West of England, Bristol) . 3. Responses to War: 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 (Richard Greaves, Open University) . 4. Irish Short Fiction: 1880-1945 (Patrick Lonergan, National University of Ireland, Galway) . 5. The Detective and Crime Story: 1880-1945 (Jopi Nyman, University of Joensuu, Finland) . 6. The British and Irish Ghost Story and Tale of the Supernatural: 1880-1945 (Becky DiBiasio, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts) . 7. Finding a Voice: Women Writing the Short Story (to 1945) (Sabine Coelsch-Foisner, University of Salzburg) . 8. Rudyard Kipling's Art of the Short Story (David Malcolm, University of Gdansk, Poland). Reading Individual Authors and Texts. 9. Robert Louis Stevenson: "The Bottle Imp," "The Beach of Falesa," and "Markheim" (Michael Meyer, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany) . 10. Thomas Hardy: Wessex Tales (David Grylls, Kellogg College, Oxford) . 11. Joseph Conrad: "The Secret Sharer" and "An Outpost of Progress" (Christopher Thomas Cairney, De Anza College, California). 12. The Short Stories of Hector Hugh Munro ("Saki") (Sandie Byrne, formerly Balliol College, Oxford) . 13. Paralysis Re-considered: James Joyce's Dubliners (Richard Greaves, Open University) . 14. H.G. Wells's Short Stories: "The Country of the Blind" and "The Door in the Wall" (Sabine Coelsch-Foisner, University of Salzburg) . 15. D.H. Lawrence's Short Stories: "The Horse Dealer's Daughter" and "The Rocking Horse Winner" (Kathryn Miles, Unity College, Maine). 16. Virginia Woolf: "Kew Gardens" and "The Legacy" (Stef Craps, Ghent University) . 17. Katherine Mansfield: "The Garden Party" and "Marriage a la Mode" (Jennifer E. Dunn, University of Oxford) . 18. Frank O'Connor: "Guests of the Nation" and "My Oedipus Complex" (Greg Winston, Husson College) . 19. The Short Stories of Liam O'Flaherty (Shawn O'Hare, Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee) . 20. W. Somerset Maugham's Ashenden Stories (David Malcolm, University of Gdansk, Poland) . 21. Elizabeth Bowen: "The Demon Lover" and "Mysterious Kor" (Sarah Dillon, University of St Andrews) . Part II: 1945-the Present. Introduction. 22. The British and Irish Short Story: 1945-Present (Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm, University of Gdansk, Poland) . Topics and Genres. 23. New Identities: The Irish Short Story since 1945 (Greg Winston, Husson College) . 24. Redefining Englishness: British Short Fiction from 1945 to the Present (James M. Lang, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts) . 25. Scottish Short Stories (post 1945) (Gavin Miller, Manchester Metropolitan University) . 26. Hybrid Voices and Visions: The Short Stories of E.A. Markham, Ben Okri, Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureishi, Patricia Duncker, and Jackie Kay (Michael Parker, University of Central Lancashire) . 27. The Anglo-Jewish Short Story since the Holocaust (Cheryl Alexander Malcolm, University of Gdansk, Poland) . 28. Feminist Voices: Women's Short Fiction after 1945 (Michael Meyer, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany) . 29. British Gay and Lesbian Short Stories (Brett Josef Grubisic, University of British Columbia) . 30. Science Fiction and Fantasy after 1945: Beyond Pulp Fiction (Mitchell R. Lewis, Elmira College, New York) . 31. Experimental Short Fiction in Britain since 1945 (Gunther Jarfe, Passau University) . Reading Individual Authors and Texts. 32. The Short Stories of Julian Maclaren-Ross (David Malcolm, University of Gdansk, Poland) . 33. Alan Sillitoe: "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" (Michael Parker, University of Central Lancashire) . 34. The Short Stories of Elizabeth Taylor (Robert Ellis Hosmer, Jr, Smith College) . 35. The Short Fiction of V.S. Pritchett (Andrzej Gasiorek, University of Birmingham) . 36. Edna O'Brien: "A Rose in the Heart of New York" (Sinead Mooney, National University of Ireland, Galway) . 37. Doris Lessing: African Stories (Don Adams, Florida Atlantic University) . 38. The Desire for Clarity: Sean O'Faolain's "Lovers of the Lake" (Paul Delaney, Trinity College, Dublin) . 39. The Short Stories of Muriel Spark (Robert Ellis Hosmer, Jr, Smith College) . 40. Jean Rhys: "Let Them Call It Jazz" (Cheryl Alexander Malcolm, University of Gdansk, Poland) . 41. George Mackay Brown: "Witch," "Master Halcrow, Priest," "A Time to Keep," and "The Tarn and the Rosary" (Gavin Miller, Manchester Metropolitan University) . 42. William Trevor: Uncertain Grounds for Assured Art (John Kenny, National University of Ireland, Galway) . 43. John McGahern: Nightlines (Stanley van der Ziel, University College, Dublin) . 44. The Clinking of an Identity Disk: Bernard MacLaverty's "Walking the Dog" (Jerzy Jarniewicz, Universities of Lodz and Warsaw) . 45. Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber: A World Transformed by Imagination and Desire - Adventures in Anarcho-Surrealism (Madelena Gonzalez, Avignon University) . 46. J.G. Ballard: Psychopathology, Apocalypse, and the Media Landscape (Mitchell R. Lewis, Elmira College, New York) . 47. The Short Stories of Benjamin Okri (Wolfgang Gortschacher, University of Salzburg) . 48. James Kelman: Greyhound for Breakfast (Peter Clandfield, Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario) . 49. Hanif Kureishi: Love in a Blue Time (Patrick Lonergan, National University of Ireland, Galway) . Index.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 56.
Responsibility: edited by Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm.

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