Nineteenth-century Short Stories by Women: A Routledge Anthology

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Harriet Devine Jump
Psychology Press, 1998 - Fiction - 446 pages
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

THE LIMERICK GLOVES
13
THE STORY OF SIR BERTRAND
37
COUSIN MARY
43
THE THREE DAMSELS
51
LADY EVELYN SAVILES THREE
57
1833
73
SEFTON CHURCH
87
THE MANCHESTER MARRIAGE 1858
93
THE END OF HER JOURNEY 1887
191
1890
228
1890
248
THE STORY OF A QUEEN
277
THE PLEASUREPILGRIM
283
A CORRESPONDENCE
315
A KNOT OF RIBBON
333
THE SWEET O THE YEAR
340

EVELINES VISITANT
117
SISTER JOHANNAS STORY
129
THE MYSTERY AT NUMBER SEVEN 1877
143
A RAILWAY JOURNEY
179
LUCY WREN
401
A STORY OF A WEDDING TOUR
425
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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