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Title Short stories for students. Volume 6 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Tim Akers, project editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, 1999
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. 6: The beast in the jungle - Henry James -- Bloodchild - Octavia Butler -- Cathedral - Raymond Carver -- The Chrysanthemums - John Steinbeck -- The dead - James Joyce -- Fever - John Edgar Wideman -- A guide to Berlin - Vladimir Nabokov -- Hills like white elephants - Ernest Hemingway -- Lost in the funhouse - John Barth -- Odour of Chrysanthemums - D.H. Lawrence -- Pomegranate Seed - Edith Wharton -- The ring - Isak Dinesen -- A rose for Emily - William Faulkner -- A simple heart - Gustave Flaubert -- Spunk - Zora Neale Hurston -- Swimming Lessons - Rohinton Mistry -- A very old man with enormous wings - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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: 368 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Subject James, Henry, 1843-1916. Beast in the jungle
Butler, Octavia E. Bloodchild
Carver, Raymond. Cathedral
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Chrysanthemums
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Dead
Wideman, John Edgar. Fever
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Guide to Berlin
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Hills like white elephants
Barth, John, 1930- Lost in the funhouse
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Odour of Chrysanthemums
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Pomegranate Seed
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Ring
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Rose for Emily
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Simple heart
Hurston, Zora Neale. Spunk
Mistry, Rohinton, 1952- Swimming Lessons
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1928- Very old man with enormous wings
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Short story
Alt Author Akers, Tim, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428178 (electronic book)
1414428170 (electronic book)
9780787636067
0787636061

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