The British Short Story

Andrew Maunder, Emma Liggins, Ruth Robbins

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The short story remains a crucial - if neglected - part of British literary heritage. This accessible and up-to-date critical overview maps out the main strands and figures that shaped the British short story and novella from the 1850s to the present. It offers new readings of both classic and forgotten texts in a clear, jargon-free way.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages320
ISBN (Print)9780230551718
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameOutlining Literature
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


  • national identity
  • short story
  • British
  • Victorian
  • Modernism


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