TABLE OF CONTENTS  Michelle Ryan-Sautour and Gérald Préher Foreword Bertrand Cardin Introduction PART ONE: TRACES OF ORAL TRADITION: VOICES, DIALOGUES AND CONVERSATIONS Marie Mianowski Skipping and Gasping, Sighing and Hoping in Colum McCann’s “Aisling”: The Making of a Poet Catherine Conan Narration as Conversation: Patterns of Community-making in Colm Tóibín’s The Empty Family Eoghan Smith “Elemental and Plain”: Story-Telling in Claire Keegan’s Walk the Blue FieldsRead More →

Call for Papers: Affect and the Short Story (Cycle)  The Journal of the Short Story in English announces a call for papers for an upcoming special section—“Affect and the Short Story (Cycle)”  The guest editors are interested in papers addressing how the field of Affect Studies can help inform the ways we read short stories and the ways we theorize about formal and generic labels like the Short Story and, especially, the Short Story Cycle. We are also interested in papers that make use of short story or short story theory in ways that might inform our understanding of the transmission and operation of affectRead More →

58 | Spring 2012 Linda Collinge-Germain: Foreword Virginia Ricard: Introduction – See more at: http://jsse.revues.org/index1099.html#sthash.RkXJN40A.dpuf ORDERING INFORMATION The issue can be ordered by contacting catherine.dupuy@univ-angers.fr at the Presses Universitaires d’Angers. It will be online on revues.org in June 2014.Read More →

Following the conference co-organized between the University of Angers and Edge Hill University on The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English April 2011, a special double issue of Short Fiction in Theory and Practice (co-edited with the Journal of the Short Story in English) is out now. http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=196/Read More →