We are very pleased to present this special issue of the Journal of the Short Story in English devoted to Grace Paley’s short stories. Paule Lévy, Professor of American literature at the University of Versailles, France, is the guest editor of this issue and has brought together an impressive array of scholars. The articles are sensitively written, and pay homage to an author whose work in the realm of the short story could be qualified as “legendary.” The editorial staff of the Journal are particularly sensitive to the impact of this volume, as we have fond memories of Grace Paley’s visit to Angers in 1998, when she was the guest writer at a conference on Jewish Identity and Otherness in the Modern Short Story, the proceedings of which were edited by the conference organizers: Emmanuel Vernadakis (co-editor of the JSSE at the time) and Jean-Francois Dreyfus, and published in JSSE 32 (1999). While in Angers, Paley was particularly moved by a theatrical reading of “The Loudest Voice,...
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Michelle Ryan-Sautour et Gérald Préher, « Foreword », Journal of the Short Story in English, 65 | 2015, 13.
Michelle Ryan-Sautour et Gérald Préher, « Foreword », Journal of the Short Story in English [En ligne], 65 | Autumn 2015, mis en ligne le 01 septembre 2017, consulté le 26 mars 2017. URL : http://jsse.revues.org/1627