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Title Short stories for students. Volume 3 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Kathlene Wilson, project editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research, 1998
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism
"ISSN 1092-7735."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Vol. 3: A & P - John Updike -- Axolotl - Julio Cortazar -- Bartleby the scrivener, a tale of Wall Street - Herman Melville -- A conversation with my father - Grace Paley -- The door in the wall - H. G. Wells -- Flight - John Steinbeck -- In the penal colony - Franz Kafka -- The Japanese quince - John Galsworthy -- A jury of her peers - Susan Glaspell -- The lady, or the tiger? - Frank R. Stockton -- The man who lived underground - Richard Wright -- On discovery - Maxine Hong Kingston -- The outcasts of Poker Flat - Bret Harte -- Rape fantasies - Margaret Atwood -- Robert Kennedy saved from drowning - Donald Barthelme -- The shawl - Cynthia Ozick -- Shiloh - Bobbie Ann Mason -- Sorrow-Acre - Isak Dinesen -- Vengeful creditor - Chinua Achebe -- Where I'm calling from - Raymond Carver -- Woman Hollering Creek - Sandra Cisneros
Summary Presents vital information on the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism
Note Original: 420 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Subject Updike, John. A & P
Cortazar, Julio. Axolotl
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Bartleby the scrivener, a tale of Wall Street
Paley, Grace. Conversation with my father
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Door in the wall
Steinbeck, John , 1902-1968. Flight
Kafka, Franz , 1883-1924. In the penal colony
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933. Japanese quince
Glaspell, Susan, 1876-1948. Jury of her peers
Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902. Lady, or the tiger?
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Man who lived underground
Kingston, Maxine Hong. On discovery
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902. Outcasts of Poker Flat
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Rape fantasies
Barthelme, Donald. Robert Kennedy saved from drowning
Ozick, Cynthia. Shawl
Mason, Bobbie Ann. Shiloh
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Sorrow-Acre
Achebe, Chinua. Vengeful creditor
Carver, Raymond. Where I'm calling from
Cisneros, Sandra. Woman Hollering Creek
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Short story
Alt Author Wilson, Kathleen, 1968- editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428147 (electronic book)
1414428146 (electronic book)
9780787622183
0787622184

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