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Title Short stories for students. Volume 23 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Anne Marie Hacht, project editor ; foreword by Thomas E. Barden.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2006]
©2006
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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, and criticism.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Brokeback mountain - Annie Proulx -- The centaur - Jose Saramago -- The deep - Mary Swan -- Elbow room - James Alan McPherson -- The elephant vanishes - Haruki Murakami -- Holiday - Katherine Anne Porter -- Hot ice - Stuart Dybek -- In the middle of the fields - Mary Lavin -- Marry the one who gets there first - Heidi Julavits -- Proper library - Carolyn Ferrell -- The pugilist at rest - Thom Jones -- The scarlet ibis - James Hurst -- A small, good thing - Raymond Carver -- The smoothest way is full of stones - Julie Orringer.
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: xix, 313 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Proulx, Annie. Brokeback Mountain.
Saramago, Joseþ. Centaur.
Swan, Mary, 1953- Deep.
McPherson, James Alan, 1943- Elbow room.
Murakami, Haruki, 1949- Elephant vanishes.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Holiday.
Dybek, Stuart, 1942- Hot ice.
Lavin, Mary, 1912-1996. In the middle of the fields.
Julavits, Heidi. Marry the one who gets there first.
Ferrell, Carolyn. Proper library.
Jones, Thom. Pugilist at rest.
Hurst, James. Scarlet ibis.
Carver, Raymond, 1938-1988. Small good thing.
Orringer, Julie. Smoothest way is full of stones.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Hacht, Anne Marie, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414410630 (electronic book)
1414410638 (electronic book)
9780787670313
0787670316
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