Download e-book for iPad: Irish Women Writers and the Modern Short Story by Elke D'hoker

By Elke D'hoker

This booklet strains the advance of the trendy brief tale within the palms of Irish girls writers from the Eighteen Nineties to the present. George Egerton, Somerville and Ross, Elizabeth Bowen, Mary Lavin, Edna O’Brien, Anne Enright and Claire Keegan are just a number of the many Irish girls writers who've made lasting contributions to the style of the trendy brief tale - but their achievements have frequently been marginalized in literary histories, which generally outline the Irish brief tale when it comes to its oral history, nationalist issues, rural realism and outsider-hero. via an in depth research of the quick fiction of fifteen fashionable writers, this research goals to open up this severe conceptualization of the Irish brief tale to the formal homes and thematic matters ladies writers convey to the style. What sticks out in thematic phrases is an abiding curiosity in human kinfolk, no matter if of affection, the kinfolk or the bigger neighborhood. In formal phrases, this e-book lines the final improvement of the Irish brief tale, highlighting either the strains of impact that attach those writers and the categorical use each one person writer makes of the fast tale form. 

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