New PDF release: A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

By David Malcolm

ISBN-10: 1405145374

ISBN-13: 9781405145374

A better half to the British and Irish brief tale offers a complete therapy of brief fiction writing and chronicles its improvement in Britain and eire from 1880 to the present.

  • Provides a complete therapy of the fast tale in Britain and eire because it built over the interval 1880 to the present
  • Includes essays on themes and genres, in addition to on person texts and authors
  • Comprises chapters on women’s writing, Irish fiction, homosexual and lesbian writing, and brief fiction by way of immigrants to Britain

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In the process, the story points to a tension between words and deeds that serves to probe the role of ideology as selfdelusion in the men’s failure. By the end of the tale, when they are both dead, these would-be harbingers of civilization have suffered the loss of their enslaved workforce in exchange for ivory, have experienced near-starvation, and have finally gone mad. Both literally and metaphorically, they have been first degraded and then killed by the very commerce that they accepted was synonymous with their civilizing mission: not only is the need for ivory in order to maintain their post with the company the cause of their starvation, since they are unable to do anything without the workers they have sold in exchange for it; the Director of the Company’s cynicism in sending them to a remote outpost, while aware of their inadequacy, is also at the origin of events and is compounded by his slowness in visiting the station.

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