Flash: The international short-short story magazine, 7.2 (October 2014)

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/550085
Title:
Flash: The international short-short story magazine, 7.2 (October 2014)
Authors:
Blair, Peter; Chantler, Ashley ( 0000-0002-3671-5847 )
Abstract:
This issue features new stories from Australia, Austria, Britain, Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, and the USA. We are particularly pleased to open with pieces by two distinguished European writers, in luminous translations: two ‘zkv’s (‘zeer korte verhalen’ [very short stories]) by A. L. Snijders, who coined the term, translated from the Dutch by Man Booker International winner Lydia Davis; and three pieces from Austrian writer Josef Winkler’s When the Time Comes (2013), translated by Adrian West, originally published in German as Wenn es soweit ist – Erzählung (1998). Wonderful renderings by West of Winkler also appeared in Flash, 6.1. Davis’s impressive Collected Stories (2009) was featured in the ‘Flash Presents’ section of 6.2; her latest collection, Can’t and Won’t, is enthusiastically reviewed in this issue by Robert Shapard, editor of influential flash and sudden-fiction anthologies. This issue’s ‘Flash Presents’ contains four stories by Virginia Woolf: ‘A Haunted House’, ‘Monday or Tuesday’, ‘Blue & Green’, and ‘In the Orchard’. These are followed by our fourth ‘Flash Essay’. In ‘“Splinters & mosaics”: Virginia Woolf’s Flash Fictions’, Kathryn Simpson argues that Woolf’s experimental flashes provide insight into her emergence as a major modernist novelist and her enduring preoccupations. ‘Flash Reviews’ examines two other single-author books and two anthologies. Laurie Champion is entertained by Lucy Corin’s One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses, a collection of short and short-short stories, while Christine Simon is intrigued by Will Eaves’s The Absent Therapist, a novel in flashes. Robert Scotellaro enjoys Tara Laskowski’s selection from ten years of the SmokeLong Quarterly, while Ian Seed embraces the longer perspective of Alan Ziegler’s Short, which ranges over five centuries of brief prose. Each review is accompanied by a sample story. Laskowski’s anthology is represented by Jeff Landon’s ‘Five Fat Men in a Hot Tub’, Ziegler’s by Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Artist’. Copies of the magazine are available through the magazine’s website: http://www.chester.ac.uk/flash.magazine
Affiliation:
University of Chester
Citation:
Flash: The international short-short story magazine, 7(2), 2015
Publisher:
University of Chester
Publication Date:
Oct-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/550085
Additional Links:
http://www.chester.ac.uk/flash.magazine
Type:
Other
Language:
en
Description:
This issue is not available through ChesterRep
ISSN:
1756-5200
Appears in Collections:
English

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dc.contributor.authorBlair, Peteren
dc.contributor.authorChantler, Ashleyen
dc.date.accessioned2015-04-14T11:58:52Zen
dc.date.available2015-04-14T11:58:52Zen
dc.date.issued2014-10en
dc.identifier.citationFlash: The international short-short story magazine, 7(2), 2015en
dc.identifier.issn1756-5200en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/550085en
dc.descriptionThis issue is not available through ChesterRepen
dc.description.abstractThis issue features new stories from Australia, Austria, Britain, Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, and the USA. We are particularly pleased to open with pieces by two distinguished European writers, in luminous translations: two ‘zkv’s (‘zeer korte verhalen’ [very short stories]) by A. L. Snijders, who coined the term, translated from the Dutch by Man Booker International winner Lydia Davis; and three pieces from Austrian writer Josef Winkler’s When the Time Comes (2013), translated by Adrian West, originally published in German as Wenn es soweit ist – Erzählung (1998). Wonderful renderings by West of Winkler also appeared in Flash, 6.1. Davis’s impressive Collected Stories (2009) was featured in the ‘Flash Presents’ section of 6.2; her latest collection, Can’t and Won’t, is enthusiastically reviewed in this issue by Robert Shapard, editor of influential flash and sudden-fiction anthologies. This issue’s ‘Flash Presents’ contains four stories by Virginia Woolf: ‘A Haunted House’, ‘Monday or Tuesday’, ‘Blue & Green’, and ‘In the Orchard’. These are followed by our fourth ‘Flash Essay’. In ‘“Splinters & mosaics”: Virginia Woolf’s Flash Fictions’, Kathryn Simpson argues that Woolf’s experimental flashes provide insight into her emergence as a major modernist novelist and her enduring preoccupations. ‘Flash Reviews’ examines two other single-author books and two anthologies. Laurie Champion is entertained by Lucy Corin’s One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses, a collection of short and short-short stories, while Christine Simon is intrigued by Will Eaves’s The Absent Therapist, a novel in flashes. Robert Scotellaro enjoys Tara Laskowski’s selection from ten years of the SmokeLong Quarterly, while Ian Seed embraces the longer perspective of Alan Ziegler’s Short, which ranges over five centuries of brief prose. Each review is accompanied by a sample story. Laskowski’s anthology is represented by Jeff Landon’s ‘Five Fat Men in a Hot Tub’, Ziegler’s by Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Artist’. Copies of the magazine are available through the magazine’s website: http://www.chester.ac.uk/flash.magazineen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherUniversity of Chesteren
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.chester.ac.uk/flash.magazineen
dc.subjectessaysen
dc.subjectreviewsen
dc.subjectflash fictionen
dc.titleFlash: The international short-short story magazine, 7.2 (October 2014)en
dc.typeOtheren
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chesteren
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