Library Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Naper Blvd. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
     
Limit search to available items
Results Page:  Previous Next

Title Short stories for students. Volume 2 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Kathlene Wilson, project editor.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research, 1997.
QR Code
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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Vol. 2: The bear - William Faulkner -- A Christmas memory - Truman Capote -- Everyday use - Alice Walker -- The fall of the house of Usher - Edgar Allan Poe -- The gift of the Magi - O. Henry -- Gimpel the fool - Isaac Bashevis Singer -- A good man is hard to find - Flannery O'Connor -- In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried - Amy Hempel -- Miss Brill - Katherine Mansfield -- The monkey's paw - W. W. Jacobs -- An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge - Ambrose Bierce -- The ones who walk away from Omelas - Ursula K. Le Guin -- Paul's case - Willa Cather -- The red-headed league - Arthur Conan Doyle -- The rocking-horse winner - D.H. Lawrence -- Sonny's blues - James Baldwin -- The story of an hour - Kate Chopin -- The swimmer - John Cheever -- The train from Rhodesia - Nadine Gordimer -- A worn path - Eudora Welty.
Access For reference use only; cannot be checked out.
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: 349 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Bear.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Christmas memory.
Walker, Alice, 1944- Everyday use.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Fall of the house of Usher.
Henry, O., 1862-1910. Gift of the Magi.
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Short stories. Selections. English.
O'Connor, Flannery. Good man is hard to find.
Hempel, Amy. In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried.
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923. Miss Brill.
Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark), 1863-1943. Monkey's paw.
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- Ones who walk away from Omelas.
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Paul's case.
Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. Red-headed league.
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Rocking-horse winner.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. Sonny's blues.
Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904. Story of an hour.
Cheever, John. Swimmer.
Gordimer, Nadine. Train from Rhodesia.
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. Worn path.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Wilson, Kathleen, 1968- editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428130 (electronic book)
1414428138 (electronic book)
9780787616915
0787616915
Patron reviews: add a review
Click for more information
EBOOK
No one has rated this material

You can...
Also...
- Find similar reads
- Add a review
- Sign-up for Newsletter
- Suggest a purchase
- Can't find what you want?
More Information
Find another book like this Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark), 1863-1943 at Novelist