The British and Irish Short Story Handbook by David Malcolm

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The British and Irish Short Story Handbook guides readers through the development of the short story and the unique critical issues involved in discussions of short fiction. It includes a wide-ranging analysis of non-canonical and non-realist writers as well as the major authors and their works, providing a comprehensive and much-needed appraisal of this area.

Guides readers through the development of the short story and critical issues involved in discussions of short fictionOffers a detailed discussion of the range of genres in the British and Irish short storyIncludes extensive analysis of non-canonical writers, such as Hubert Crackanthorpe, Ella D’Arcy, T.F. Powys, A.E. Coppard, Julian Maclaren-Ross, Mollie Panter-Downes, Denton Welch, and Sylvia Townsend WarnerProvide a wide-ranging discussion of non-realist and experimental short storiesIncludes a large section on the British short story in the Second World War

 

About David Malcolm

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David Malcolm is Professor of English Literature at the University of Gda?sk. He is co-author (with Cheryl Alexander Malcolm) of Jean Rhys: A Study of the Short Fiction (1996), and author of Understanding Ian McEwan (2002), Understanding Graham Swift (2003) and Understanding John McGahern (2007). He is co-editor (with Cheryl Alexander Malcolm) of British and Irish Short-Fiction Writers, 1945-2000, Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 319 (2006) and A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008).
 
Published January 12, 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell. 365 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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