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Title Short stories for students. Volume 4 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Kathlene Wilson and Marie Lazzari, project editors.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research, 1998.
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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. 4: Babylon revisited - F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The bloody chamber - Angela Carter -- Blues ain't no mockin bird - Toni Cade Bambara -- Disorder and early sorrow - Thomas Mann -- The guest - Albert Camus -- In the garden of the North American martyrs - Tobias Wolff -- Lamb to the slaughter - Roald Dahl -- Mrs. Spring Fragrance - Sui Sin Far -- The necklace - Guy de Maupassant -- The new dress - Virginia Woolf -- The open boat - Stephen Crane -- Pierre Menard, author of the Quixote - Jorge Luis Borges -- The revolt of 'mother' - Mary Wilkins Freeman -- Shooting an Elephant - George Orwell -- Slave on the block - Langston Hughes -- Sophistication - Sherwood Anderson -- Souvenir - Jayne Anne Phillips -- The star - Arthur C. Clarke -- The tell-tale heart - Edgar Allan Poe -- A white heron - Sarah Orne Jewett -- Yellow woman - Leslie Marmon Silko.
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: 420 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Babylon revisited.
Carter, Angela, 1940-1992. Bloody chamber.
Bambara, Toni Cade. Blues ain't no mockin bird.
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Disorder and early sorrow.
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960. Guest.
Wolff, Tobias, 1945- In the garden of the North American martyrs.
Dahl, Roald. Lamb to the slaughter.
Sui Sin Far, 1865-1914. Mrs. Spring Fragrance.
Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893. Parure. English.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. New dress.
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900. Open boat.
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986. Pierre Menard, author of the Quixote.
Freeman, Mary Wilkins. Revolt of 'mother'.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Shooting an Elephant.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Slave on the block.
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. Sophistication.
Phillips, Jayne Anne, 1952- Souvenir.
Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008. Star.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Tell-tale heart.
Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. White heron.
Silko, Leslie Marmon. Yellow woman.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Wilson, Kathleen, 1968- editor.
Lazzari, Marie, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428154 (electronic book)
1414428154 (electronic book)
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