British Short Fiction in the Early Nineteenth Century

British Short Fiction in the Early Nineteenth Century

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Contextualizing British short fiction within the broader context of Romantic-era print culture, Tim Killick argues that authors such as Washington Irving, Mary Russell Mitford, and James Hogg championed the use of short fiction during a period predominantly associated with novel-writing and poetry. His book makes a convincing case for the evolution of short fiction into a self-conscious and modern genre, with its own techniques and imperatives, separate from those of the novel.Part I: Criticism, History, and Definitions Literary Criticism and Short Fiction While most studies of short fiction ... The Romantic period is often seen as the final part of a long trough in the history of the short story: an evolutionary lull initiated byanbsp;...


Title:British Short Fiction in the Early Nineteenth Century
Author: Dr Tim Killick
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-04-28
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