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Title Short stories for students. Volume 1 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Kathlene Wilson, project editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research, 1997
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. 1: Araby - James Joyce -- The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County - Mark Twain -- Children of the sea - Edwidge Danticat -- The Devil and Tom Walker - Washington Irving -- The Eatonville anthology - Zora Neale Hurston -- The handsomest drowned man in the world - Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- I stand here ironing - Tillie Olsen -- The jilting of Granny Weatherall - Katherine Anne Porter -- King of the bingo game - Ralph Ellison -- The lottery - Shirley Jackson -- The most dangerous game - Richard Connell -- The open window - Saki -- The secret life of Walter Mitty - James Thurber -- The secret sharer - Joseph Conrad -- The short, happy life of Francis Macomber - Ernest Hemingway -- There will come soft rains - Ray Bradbury -- Through the tunnel - Doris Lessing -- Where are you going, where have you been? - Joyce Carol Oates -- The yellow wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Young Goodman Brown - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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: 333 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Subject Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- Children of the sea
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Young Goodman Brown
Doris May, 1919- Through the tunnel
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935. Yellow wallpaper
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Where are you going, where have you been?
Bradbury, Ray, 1920- There will come soft rains
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Short, happy life of Francis Macomber
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Secret sharer
Hurston, Zora Neale. Eatonville anthology
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Araby
Saki, 1870-1916. Open window
Ellison, Ralph. King of the bingo game
Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965. Lottery
Connell, Richard Edward, 1893-1949. Most dangerous game
Thurber, James, 1894-1961. Secret life of Walter Mitty
Olsen, Tillie. I stand here ironing
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Jilting of Granny Weatherall
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1928- Handsomest drowned man in the world
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. Devil and Tom Walker
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 9781414428123 (electronic book)
141442812X (electronic book)
9780787616908
0787616907

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