Edinburgh Companions to Literature and the Humanities: The Edinburgh Companion to the Short Story in English

Editors: Delaney, Paul and Hunter, Adrian
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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ISBN: 978-1-47-440065-7
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Book Status: Available
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The Edinburgh Companion to the Short Story in English explores the history and development of the anglophone short story since the beginning of the nineteenth century. Ranging across texts from different parts of the English-speaking world, it studies the form in its many guises and venues of publication.

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Table of Contents

    • Acknowledgements
    • Notes on Contributors
    • Introduction - Paul Delaney and Adrian Hunter
    • Part I: Historicising the Short Story
    • 1. Transnationalism and the Transatlantic Short Story - Michael J. Collins
    • 2. The Short Story and the Professionalisation of English Studies - Adrian Hunter
    • 3. Impressionism and the Short Story - Paul March-Russell
    • 4. Writers on the Short Story: 1950–present - Ailsa Cox
    • Part II: Publishing the Short Story
    • 5. The Short Story and the ‘Little Magazine’ - Beryl Pong
    • 6. Collections, Cycles and Sequences - Jennifer J. Smith
    • 7. The Short Story Anthology - Elke D’hoker
    • 8. The Short Story and Digital Media - Laura Dietz
    • Part III: Forms of the Short Story
    • 9. Short-Short Fiction - Michael Basseler
    • 10. The Weird Tale - Timothy Jones
    • 11. The Horror Story - Darryl Jones
    • 12. Experimental Short Stories - Jeremy Scott
    • 13. The War Story - Adam Piette
    • Part IV: Placing the Short Story
    • 14. Regionalism and the Short Story - Lucy Evans
    • 15. The Short Story and the City - Philip Coleman
    • 16. The Short Story in Suburbia - Joanna Price
    • 17. The Short Story and the Environment - Deborah Lilley and Samuel Solnick
    • Part V: Identity and the Short Story
    • 18. Gender and Genre in the Short Story - Ruth Robbins
    • 19. Diaspora and the Short Story - Sam Naidu
    • 20. The Queer Short Story - Brett Josef Grubisic
    • 21. Disability and the Short Story - Alice Hall