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Title Short stories for students. Volume 26 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2008.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1092-7735."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Art work - A. S. Byatt -- The black cat - Edgar Allan Poe -- The circular ruins - Jorge Luis Borges -- The goophered grapevine - Charles Waddell Chesnutt -- Gusev - Anton Chekhov -- Johnny Mnemonic - William Gibson -- Life in the iron mills - Rebecca Harding Davis -- A mild attack of locusts - Doris Lessing -- Moon Lake - Eudora Welty -- Old woman Magoun - Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- Soldier's home - Ernest Hemingway -- The storm - Kate Chopin.
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: xix, 341 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936- Art work.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Black cat.
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986. Ruinas circulares.
Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932. Goophered grapevine.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Gusev.
Gibson, William, 1948- Johnny Mnemonic.
Davis, Rebecca Harding, 1831-1910. Life in the iron mills.
Lessing, Doris May, 1919- Mild attack of locusts.
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. Moon Lake.
Freeman, Mary Eleanor Wilkins, 1852-1930. Old woman Magoun.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Soldier's home.
Chopin, Kate, 1851-1904. Storm.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414449579 (electronic book)
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