You give me fever: Health, happiness and the inherent vitality of the short story

Kirsty Gunn (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Abstract

    Award-winning fiction writer Kirsty Gunn reflects on the current climate of short-story publishing in the United Kingdom, and considers the way the rhetoric of sickness and health has become attached to discussions of the form.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)125-130
    Number of pages6
    JournalShort Fiction in Theory and Practice
    Volume12
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2022

    Keywords

    • anthologies
    • formal definition
    • illness and fiction
    • Katherine Mansfield
    • short-story collections
    • short-story criticism
    • short-story publishing
    • Virginia Woolf

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