The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story: by Andrew Maunder

By Andrew Maunder

The evidence On dossier better half to the British brief tale, a complete connection with brief fiction from nice Britain, eire, and the British Commonwealth, good points the most well known writers and works within the highschool curriculum. With nearly 450 entries, this new A-to-Z consultant explores the literary contributions of such writers as Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, D.H. Lawrence, Rudyard Kipling, Oscar Wilde, Katherine Mansfield, Martin Amis, etc. insurance comprises: significant brief tales and novellas, together with Joseph Conrad's center of Darkness, James Joyce's The lifeless, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Scandal in Bohemia, Robert Louis Stevenson's The unusual Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. born inside of nice Britain and eire and people born in British Commonwealth international locations who lived in nice Britain or seriously prompted the British brief tale; vital collections of brief tales, together with Rudyard Kipling's Jungle tales, Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber, and Hanif Kureishi's Intimacy; and, very important strategies and routine in British brief fiction, together with detective fiction, technological know-how fiction, and class.

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