This collection of essays maintaining links with theory and practice applies a critical approach to the short story form. Some are theoretical in orientation, covering such issues as gender and marginality, while others offer readings of works by writers such as Alice Munro and John McGahern.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 1989|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
Table of ContentsText and affect - a model of story understanding, D.Miall; "things out of words" - towards a poetics of short fiction, C.Hanson; too short for a book?, N.W.Jouve; time and the short story, J.Pickering; gender and genre, M.Eagleton; Johnny Panic and the pleasures of disruption, R.Hampson; high ground, N.Bradbury; Hemingway and Fitzgerald - two short stories, L.Kelly; genre reversals in Doris Lessing - stories like novels and novels like stories, C.Sprague; crystals, fragments and golden wholes - short stories in "The Golden Notebook", E.C.Rose.