Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

  title={Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories},
  author={Emma Young},
  journal={Edinburgh University Press},
  • E. Young
  • Published 9 February 2018
  • Art
  • Edinburgh University Press
The short story has received renewed attention and notable popular acclaim in the twenty-first century. This book offers a wide-ranging survey of contemporary women’s short stories and introduces a new way of theorising feminism in the genre through the concept of ‘the moment’. By considering the prominent themes of motherhood, marriage, domesticity, sexuality, masculinity and femininity, this work engages with a spectrum of issues that are central to feminism today and, in the process, offers… 
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