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Title Short stories for students. Volume 3 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Kathlene Wilson, project editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research, 1998.

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Note Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism.
"ISSN 1092-7735."
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.
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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: 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 Eleanor, 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.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wilson, Kathleen, 1968-
ISBN 9780787622183
0787622184

 
    
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