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The short story : Henry James to Elizabeth Bowen

Author: John Bayley
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1988.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bayley
ISBN: 0312016697 9780312016692
OCLC Number: 17300020
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 197 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 The theory of the short story. Poems as short stories. Larkin, Yeats and Wordsworth --
Ch. 2 Conrad. Henry James. Todorov's theory of James's stories. 'The Turn of the Screw', 'A Landscape-Painter' --
Ch. 3 Kipling's puzzels and paradoxes. Hemmingway. 'Indian Camp'. The theory of the 'impossible event'. 'The wickedest story in the woirld'. 'Mrs Bathhurst' --
Ch. 4 Chekhov. 'The Lady with the Dog'. Katherine Mansfield. D. H. Lawrence. Another kind of 'impossible event'. 'The Blind Man' and 'The Princess'. 'Love, he bawled'. Hardy's stories. 'On the Western Circuit' --
Ch. 5 James Joyce: Dubliners. Epiphanies and 'studious meanness'. 'The Dead'. An Irish tradition. Elizabeth Bowen. 'Mysterious Kor' --
Ch. 6 Conclusion.
Responsibility: John Bayley.

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