Gail Godwin

Short Stories by Gail Godwin

Mr. Bedford and the Muses Mr. Bedford and the Muses:

Published 1983

A novella ("Mr. Bedford") and five stories about artists. Jane Hill, in her article about Gail Godwin's short fiction in Dictionary of Literary Biography 234, wrote, "All but one of the stories deal specifically with the profession and development of the protagonist, a writer." Wrote Gene Lyons in Newsweek, "the novella that gives the book its title is a subtle work of almost crystalline clarity" Read more>>

Dream Children Dream Children: Stories

Published 1976

Fifteen stories. Jane Hill, in Dictionary of Literary Biography 234 wrote about Dream Children, "Its controlling theme is the exploration and testing of limits. The characters are people who have all gone beyond limits of some kind; the resolutions are often beyond the boundaries of physical reality." Read more>>