Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2019

180 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474427746

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Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Emma Young

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Offers a new way of approaching and theorising feminism and the short story through the concept of 'the moment'
  • Establishes an important field of literary study which will further extant criticism on both the short story and contemporary women's writing
  • Provides new perspectives on both canonical and lesser-discussed contemporary writers including Kate Atkinson, Nicola Barker, Aminatta Forna, Sarah Hall, Jackie Kay, Kate Mosse, Michèle Roberts, Helen Simpson, Ali Smith, Zadie Smith and Rose Tremain
  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to some of the central themes of feminist politics