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Nineteenth-Century Short Stories by Women

A Routledge Anthology, 1st Edition

Edited by Harriet Devine Jump

Routledge

460 pages

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Description

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.

Reviews

'…a welcome and eye-catching volume… will stimulate scholarly interest and provide a much-needed course text for students.' - Gothic Studies

About the Editor

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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