The gold age of british short stories 1890-1914

The gold age of british short stories 1890-1914

Editorial: DK

Páginas: 640

Año: 2021

EAN: 9780241434314

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The quarter century between 1890 and the outbreak of the First World War saw an extraordinary boom in the popularity and quality of short stories in Britain, fuelled by a large, eager new magazine readership. The great writers of the age produced some of their finest work, and literary genres - the ghost story, science fiction - took shape. This richly varied, endlessly entertaining anthology brings together authors from Katherine Mansfield to Rudyard Kipling, James Joyce to Saki, H. G. Wells to Rebecca West. It celebrates a teeming, innovative world of literary achievement... Edited with an introduction by Philip Hensher