By David Malcolm

A better half to the British and Irish brief tale presents a complete remedy of brief fiction writing and chronicles its improvement in Britain and eire from 1880 to the present.

  • Provides a entire remedy of the quick tale in Britain and eire because it constructed over the interval 1880 to the present
  • Includes essays on subject matters and genres, in addition to on person texts and authors
  • Comprises chapters on women’s writing, Irish fiction, homosexual and lesbian writing, and brief fiction via immigrants to Britain

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Conrad’s tale “An Outpost of Progress” articulates the ways in which agents of a colonial company whose motives and goals were wholly economic and exploitative find a raison d’être for their existence in an isolated African station in an article on “Our Colonial Expansion,” which “spoke much of the rights and duties of civilization, of the sacredness of the civilizing work, and extolled the merits of those who went about bringing light, and faith and commerce to the dark places of the earth” (1992b: 44).

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Geschichte der englischen Kurzgeschichte. Tübingen and Basel: A. Franke Verlag. A. and Malcolm, D. (eds) (2006). British and Irish Short-Fiction Writers, 1945– 2000. Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 319. Detroit, New York, San Francisco, San Diego, New Haven, Waterville, London and Munich: Thomson/Gale. A. (1979). “The Short Story in England: 1930s Fiction Magazines,” Studies in Short Fiction 16/1 (winter): 233–40. 15 Maunder, A. ) (2007). The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story.

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