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Title Short stories for students. Volume 17 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / David Galens, project editor.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2003]
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1092-7735."
Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, criticism, sources and further reading.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The aleph - Jorge Luis Borges -- Average waves in unprotected waters - Anne Tyler -- The best girlfriend you never had - Pam Houston -- A conversation from the third floor - Mohamed El-Bisatie -- The eye - Paul Bowles -- The fall of Edward Barnard - W. Somerset Maugham -- Four Summers - Joyce Carol Oates -- In the kindergarten - Ha Jin -- The indian uprising - Donald Barthelme -- The Killers - Ernest Hemingway -- A map of Tripoli, 1967 - Marlene Reed Wetzel -- Naming the names - Anne Devlin -- Nightfall - Isaac Asimov -- A perfect day for bananafish - J.D. Salinger -- A point at issue! - Kate Chopin.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: xviii, 301 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986. Aleph.
Tyler, Anne. Average waves in unprotected waters.
Houston, Pam. Best girlfriend you never had.
Bisāṭī, Muḥammad. Conversation from the third floor.
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999. Eye.
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965. Fall of Edward Barnard.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Four Summers.
Jin, Ha, 1956- In the kindergarten.
Barthelme, Donald. Indian uprising.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Killers.
Wetzel, Marlene Reed. Map of Tripoli, 1967.
Devlin, Anne. Naming the names.
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992. Nightfall.
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010. Perfect day for bananafish.
Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904. Point at issue!
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Galens, David, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787692889 (electronic book)
0787692883 (electronic book)
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