Dorothy Edwards: Rhapsody

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Rhapsody is the title of a collection of ten short stories by the Welsh author Dorothy Edwards (1903-1934) that was first published by Wishart & Co. in 1927. The stories were written between 1925 and early 1927, some at the house in a Cardiff suburb that the author shared with her mother, and the later ones in Vienna, to which the Edwards” temporarily moved in the May of 1926. Prior to their collection many of the stories had been published individually, notably in Edgell Rickword’s influential “Calendar of Modern Letters” where three stories appeared between August 1925 and October 1926.

Although each of them has its own distinctive climate, the Rhapsody stories are noticeably similar to one another in …

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Lovatt, Steven. "Rhapsody". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 11 February 2011
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