A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story
provides a comprehensive treatment of short fiction writing and chronicles its development in Britain and Ireland from 1880 to the present.
- Provides a comprehensive treatment of the short story in Britain and Ireland as it developed over the period 1880 to the present
- Includes essays on topics and genres, as well as on individual texts and authors
- Comprises chapters on women’s writing, Irish fiction, gay and lesbian writing, and short fiction by immigrants to Britain