Tag: Virginia Woolf

  • What is literary modernism?

    What is literary modernism?

    I keep saying that Katherine Mansfield is a standout example of a Modernist short story writer, but what does ‘modernist’ really mean? “Make it new!”  EZRA POUND, 1934

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  • Two Types Of Short Stories

    Two Types Of Short Stories

    Length aside, short stories are not like other works. There is something just… different about them. This difference is not about length; it’s about function. However, some stories function no differently from a novel. They’re simply… shorter. This post is an exploration of the qualitative differences between what we might call The Literary Short Story compared to short narratives enjoyed…

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