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Title Short stories for students. Volume 14 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Jennifer Smith, project editor.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, 2002.
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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. 14: Animal stories - Jason Brown -- Black boy - Kay Boyle -- A boy and his dog - Harlan Ellison -- The challenge - Mario Vargas Llosa -- The country husband - John Cheever -- The destructors - Graham Greene -- Don't look now - Daphne du Maurier -- The Eskimo connection - Hisaye Yamamoto -- Exchanging glances - Christa Wolf -- Gooseberries - Anton Chekhov -- The last lovely city - Alice Adams -- Night - Tatyana Tolstaya -- The red convertible - Louise Erdrich -- Resurrection of a life - William Saroyan -- Small change - Yehudit Hendel -- Town and country lovers - Nadine Gordimer.
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: 293 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject Brown, Jason, 1969- Animal stories.
Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992. Black boy.
Ellison, Harlan. Boy and his dog.
Vargas Llosa, Mario, 1936- Challenge.
Cheever, John. Country husband.
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. Destructors.
DuMaurier, Daphne, Dame, 1907-1989. Don't look now.
Yamamoto, Hisaye.tEskimo connection.
Wolf, Christa, 1929-Exchanging glances.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Gooseberries.
Adams, Alice, 1926-1999. Last lovely city.
Tolstaya, Tatyana. Night.
Erdrich, Louise. Red convertible.
Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Resurrection of a life.
Hendel, Yehudit. Short stories. Selections. English.
Gordimer, Nadine. Town and country lovers.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Smith, Jennifer, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428253 (electronic book)
1414428251 (electronic book)
9780787642662
0787642665
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