Forebears: Stories from the British Empire 1859 - 1930

Author: Glenys Acland, Ken Watson, Publisher: Phoenix
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9781921586026

Forebears: Stories from the British Empire 1859 - 1930 follows on from Cousins Across the Sea (2008). It includes short stories from writers in countries of what was then the British Empire, from 1850 to 1930 - a period in which the short story developed as a recognizable form. 

The writers, from England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and India, include

Wilkie Collins (1824-89) - A Terribly Strange Bed (1852)

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) - The Signal Man (1866)

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) - The Nightingale and the Rose (1888??)

Price Warung (1855-1911) - Lieutenant Darrell's Predicament (1892)

Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - The Speckled Band (1892)

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) - A Matter of Fact  (1892)

Henry Lawson (1867-1923) - The Drover's Wife (1892)

E. Pauline Johnson (1861-1913) - A Red Girl's Reasoning  (1893)

H.G. Wells (1886-1946) - The Red Room (1894)

Saki (H.H. Munro) (1870-1916) - The Background (1910??)

Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) - Maddened by Mystery (1911)

G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) - The Absence of Mr Glass (1912)

William J. Locke (1863-1930) - The Adventure of the Kind Mr Smith (1912)

James Joyce (1882-1941) - Araby (1914)

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) - The Postman (1918)

Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) - Miss Brill (1922)

Alan Sullivan (1868-1947) - Trade (1926?)

D.H. Lawrence( 1885-1930) - The Rocking-horse Winner (1926)

W. Somerset Maugham (1886-1952) - The Verger (1929)

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Date of Publication 2009
ISBN 9781921586026
Subject English