A History of the Irish Short Story by Heather Ingman

By Heather Ingman

although the quick tale is frequently considered as significant to the Irish canon, this article was once the 1st finished examine of the style for a few years. Heather Ingman strains the improvement of the fashionable brief tale in eire from its beginnings within the 19th century to the current day. Her learn analyses the cloth situations surrounding ebook, interpreting the function of magazines and editors in shaping the shape. Ingman contains contemporary serious considering at the brief tale, lines foreign connections, and offers a principal half to Irish women's brief tales. every one bankruptcy concludes with an in depth research of key tales from the interval mentioned, that includes Joyce, Edna O'Brien and John McGahern, between others. With its complete bibliography and biographies of authors, this quantity should be a key paintings of reference for students and scholars either one of Irish fiction and of the trendy brief tale as a genre.

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