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This collection of original and classic essays examines the contributions that female authors have made to the short story. The introductory chapter discusses why genre critics have ignored works by women and why feminist scholars have ignored the short story genre. Subsequent chapters discuss early stories by such authors as Lydia Maria Child and Rose Terry Cooke. Others are devoted to the influences (race, class, sexual orientation, education) that have shaped women's short fiction through the years. Women's special stylistic, formal and thematic concerns are also discussed in this study. The final essay addresses the ways our contemporary creative-writing classes are stifling the voices of emerging young female authors. The collection includes an extensive five-part bibliography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815335870
ISBN-10: 0815335873
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Pages: 398
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Julie Brown

Julie Brown , (PhD., University of Winsconsin-Milwaukee) is an English professor at Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon, where she teaches American literature, creative writing, and composition.

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