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Penguin Book of the British Short Story: 1 From Daniel Defoe to John Buchan

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 05.11.2015
  • Verlag: Penguin
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Penguin Book of the British Short Story: 1

TELEGRAPH, INDEPENDENT, FINANCIAL TIMES AND OBSERVER BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2015Hilarious, exuberant, subtle, tender, brutal, spectacular, and above all unexpected: these two extraordinary volumes contain the limitless possibilities of the British short story.This is the first anthology capacious enough to celebrate the full diversity and energy of its writers, subjects and tones. The most famous authors are here, and many others, including some magnificent stories never republished since their first appearance in magazines and periodicals. The Penguin Book of the British Short Story has a permanent authority, and will be reached for year in and year out.This volume takes the story from its origins with Defoe, Swift and Fielding to the 'golden age' of the fin de si cle and Edwardian period. Edited and with an introduction by Philip Hensher, the award-winning novelist, critic and journalist.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 352
    Erscheinungsdatum: 05.11.2015
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780141979281
    Verlag: Penguin
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