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Title British women short story writers : the new woman to now / edited by Emma Young and James Bailey
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015]
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Contents Title page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Chapter 1 Introduction ; Chapter 2 The Elusive Melody: Music and Trauma in New Woman Short Stories ; Chapter 3 Beyond the Haunted House? Modernist Women's Ghost Stories and the Troubling of Modernity ; Chapter 4 Potboilers or 'Glimpses' of Reality? The Cultural and the Material in the Modernist Short ; Chapter 5 War and the Short Story: Elizabeth Bowen ; Chapter 6 'Haunted, whether we like it or not': The Ghost Stories of Muriel Spark
Chapter 7 Disaggregative Character Identity and the Politics of Aesthetic In-betweenness in Angela Carter's Short NarrativesChapter 8 New Waves of Interest: Women's Short Story Writing in the Late Twentieth Century ; Chapter 9 Feminist F(r)iction: Short Stories and Postfeminist Politics at the Millennial Moment ; Chapter 10 Class as Destiny in the Short Stories of Tessa Hadley ; Chapter 11 Address, Temporality and Misdelivery: The Postal Effects of Ali Smith's Short Stories ; Chapter 12 Housewives and Half-Stories: A Question of Genre and Gender in Microfiction
Summary Essays tracing the evolving relationship between British women writers and the short story genre from the late Nineteenth Century to the present day
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Great Britain.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain.
Short stories, English -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bailey, James (Writer of British women short story writers), editor
Young, Emma (Learning development tutor), editor
ISBN 1474401392 (electronic bk.)
1474407277 (electronic bk.)
9781474401395 (electronic bk.)
9781474407274 (electronic bk.)