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.
Genre: Literary Criticism, Literary Collections
Subgenre: Short Stories, European / English + Irish + Scottish + Welsh