Nineteenth-century Short Stories by Women: A Routledge Anthology

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Psychology Press, 1998 - Fiction - 446 pages
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This anthology brings together twenty-eight lively and readable short stories by nineteenth-century women writers, including gothic tales to romances, detective fiction and ghost stories. Containing short fiction by well-known authors such as:
* Maria Edgeworth
* Mary Shelley
* Elizabeth Gaskell
* Margaret Oliphant
Nineteenth-Century Short Stories by Women also includes:
* a scholarly introduction
* biographies for each of the authors
* full explanatory notes and suggestions for further reading
* a critical commentary, publication details and historical context
* a full and wide-ranging bibliography
The bibliography of resources and further reading will enable those interested in pursuing research on any author or topic to do so with ease, and a thematic index will enable teachers to select material best suited to their courses.
 

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Contents

A cknou ledgements
1
THE PLEASUREPILGRIM 1895
5
THE STORY OF A QUEEN
8
1858
113
1890
248
1893
258
1893
272
Nesta Syren
283
References and further reading
441
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Harriet Devine Jump is Senior Lecturer in English at Edge Hill University College. Her recent publications include Mary Wollstonecraft: Writer (1994) and Women's Writing of the Romantic Period, 1789-1836 (1997). Women's Writing of the Victorian Period, 1837-1901 will be published in 1998.

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