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Title Short stories for students. Volume 6 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Tim Akers, project editor.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, 1999.
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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. 6: The beast in the jungle - Henry James -- Bloodchild - Octavia Butler -- Cathedral - Raymond Carver -- The Chrysanthemums - John Steinbeck -- The dead - James Joyce -- Fever - John Edgar Wideman -- A guide to Berlin - Vladimir Nabokov -- Hills like white elephants - Ernest Hemingway -- Lost in the funhouse - John Barth -- Odour of Chrysanthemums - D.H. Lawrence -- Pomegranate Seed - Edith Wharton -- The ring - Isak Dinesen -- A rose for Emily - William Faulkner -- A simple heart - Gustave Flaubert -- Spunk - Zora Neale Hurston -- Swimming Lessons - Rohinton Mistry -- A very old man with enormous wings - Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
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: 368 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject James, Henry, 1843-1916. Beast in the jungle.
Butler, Octavia E. Bloodchild.
Carver, Raymond, 1938-1988. Cathedral.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Chrysanthemums.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Dead.
Wideman, John Edgar. Fever.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Guide to Berlin.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Hills like white elephants.
Barth, John, 1930- Lost in the funhouse.
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Odour of Chrysanthemums.
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Pomegranate Seed.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Ring.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Rose for Emily.
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Cœur simple. English.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Spunk.
Mistry, Rohinton, 1952- Swimming Lessons.
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014. Very old man with enormous wings.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Carver, Raymond B. Cathedral.
Added Author Akers, Tim, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428178 (electronic book)
1414428170 (electronic book)
9780787636067
0787636061
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