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Title Short stories for students. Volume 13 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Jennifer Smith, project editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, 2001.

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 Axe Gale Lit Resource  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Series Gale Literature Resource Center
Note Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism.
"ISSN 1092-7735."
Contents Vol. 13: Astronomer's wife - Kay Boyle -- Civil peace - Chinua Achebe -- The darling - Anton Chekhov -- Desiree's baby - Kate Chopin -- Dominoes - Jack Agueros -- Errand - Raymond Carver -- The first seven years - Bernard Malamud -- Happy endings - Margaret Atwood -- Jeffty is five - Harlan Ellison -- Life - Bessie Head -- Little miracles, kept promises - Sandra Cisneros -- My life with the wave - Octavio Paz -- The sailor-boy's tale - Isak Dinesen -- Stones in my passway, hellhound on my trail - T. Coraghessan Boyle -- This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen - Tadeusz Borowski -- Walker brothers cowboy - Alice Munro.
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.
Original Version Original: 327 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Note Because of restrictions on online rights, some articles included in the print version of this publication may not appear in Literature Resource Center.
Subject Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992. Astronomer's wife.
Achebe, Chinua. Civil peace.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Darling.
Chopin, Kate, 1851-1904. Desiree's baby.
Agueros, Jack, 1934- Dominoes.
Carver , Raymond. Errand.
Malamud, Bernard. First seven years.
Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- Happy endings.
Ellison, Harlan. Jeffty is five.
Head, Bessie, 1937-1986. Life.
Cisneros, Sandra. Little miracles, kept promises.
Paz, Octavio, 1914-1998. My life with the wave.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Sailor-boy's tale.
Boyle, T. Coraghessan. Stones in my passway, hellhound on my trail.
Borowski, Tadeusz, 1922-1951. This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen.
Munro, Alice. Walker brothers cowboy.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Smith, Jennifer, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787642655
0787642657

 
    
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