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Title Short stories for students. Volume 13 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Jennifer Smith, project editor.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, 2001.
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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. 13: Astronomer's wife - Kay Boyle -- Civil peace - Chinua Achebe -- The darling - Anton Chekhov -- Desiree's baby - Kate Chopin -- Dominoes - Jack Agueros -- Errand - Raymond Carver -- The first seven years - Bernard Malamud -- Happy endings - Margaret Atwood -- Jeffty is five - Harlan Ellison -- Life - Bessie Head -- Little miracles, kept promises - Sandra Cisneros -- My life with the wave - Octavio Paz -- The sailor-boy's tale - Isak Dinesen -- Stones in my passway, hellhound on my trail - T. Coraghessan Boyle -- This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen - Tadeusz Borowski -- Walker brothers cowboy - Alice Munro.
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: 327 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992. Astronomer's wife.
Achebe, Chinua. Civil peace.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Darling.
Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904. Desiree's baby.
Agüeros, Jack, 1934-2014. Dominoes.
Carver, Raymond, 1938-1988. Errand.
Malamud, Bernard. First seven years.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Happy endings.
Ellison, Harlan. Jeffty is five.
Head, Bessie, 1937-1986. Life.
Cisneros, Sandra. Little miracles, kept promises.
Paz, Octavio, 1914-1998. My life with the wave.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Sailor-boy's tale.
Boyle, T. Coraghessan. Stones in my passway, hellhound on my trail.
Borowski, Tadeusz, 1922-1951. Short stories. Selections. English.
Munro, Alice, 1931-. Walker brothers cowboy.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Carver, Raymond B. Errand.
Added Author Smith, Jennifer, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428246 (electronic book)
1414428243 (electronic book)
9780787642655
0787642657
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