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Nineteenth-Century Short Stories by Women : A Routledge Anthology - Harriet Devine Jump

Nineteenth-Century Short Stories by Women

A Routledge Anthology

By: Harriet Devine Jump (Editor)

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Published: 1st February 1998
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This anthology brings together twenty-eight lively and readable short stories by nineteenth-century women writers, including gothic tales to romances, detective fiction and ghost stories. Containing short fiction by well-known authors such as:
* Maria Edgeworth
* Mary Shelley
* Elizabeth Gaskell
* Margaret Oliphant
Nineteenth-Century Short Stories by Women also includes:
* a scholarly introduction
* biographies for each of the authors
* full explanatory notes and suggestions for further reading
* a critical commentary, publication details and historical context
* a full and wide-ranging bibliography
The bibliography of resources and further reading will enable those interested in pursuing research on any author or topic to do so with ease, and a thematic index will enable teachers to select material best suited to their courses.

"A fascinating read. Generously researched and encouragingly comprehensive, this collection looks at a key period in the development of the modern short story and highlights the role that women authors--many of them forgotten--played in the exploration of the form. The range of writers is impressive: gothic, romantic, fantastic, with remarkably modern, subversive voices breaking through." -A. L. Kennedy

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Limerick Gloves
The Story of Sir Bertrand
Cousin Mary
The Three Damsels
Lady Evelyn Savile's Three Trials
The Mortal Immortal
Sefton Church
The Manchester Marriage
Eveline's Visitant
Sister Johanna's Story
The Mystery at Number
A Railway Journey
The End of Her Journey
A Wicked Voice
A Dream of Wild Bees
A Cross Line
Urmi: The Story of A Queen
The Pleasure-Pilgrim
Suggestion
A Correspondence
A Knot of Ribbon
An Idyll in Millinery Menie
The Sweet o'the Year
Another Freak
The Other
Lucy Wren
Amor Vincit
A Story of a Wedding Tour
References and Further Reading
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415167826
ISBN-10: 0415167825
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 1st February 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.65  x 3.61
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1