Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2015

256 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9781474401388

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British Women Short Story Writers

The New Woman to Now

First Edition

Edited by Emma Young and James Bailey

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • 12 chapters discussing a range of gender and genre issues since the fin-de-siècle to the present day.
  • Sets out a clear trajectory to map both the historical and literary connections and divergences between British women short story writers.
  • Offers a comprehensive account of the genre's development to provide scholars with a unique insight into a largely neglected aspect of women>'s writing.
  • Includes new readings of canonical authors alongside more recent theoretical approaches, innovations and lesser-discussed writers.