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Title Short stories for students. Volume 20 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Ira Mark Milne and Timothy Sisler, project editors.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2005]
©2005
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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 Babette's feast - Isak Dinesen -- The big black good man - Richard Wright -- Christmas not just once a year - Heinrich Boll -- A great day - Frank Sargeson -- Imagined scenes - Ann Beattie -- In the shadow of war - Ben Okri -- The long-distance runner - Grace Paley -- Private lies - Bobbie Ann Mason -- The pursuer - Julio Cortazar -- Saint Emmanuel the good, martyr - Miguel de Unamuno -- The sniper - Liam O'Flaherty -- The sun, the moon, the stars - Junot Diaz -- To room nineteen - Doris Lessing -- The veldt - Ray Bradbury.
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, 318 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Babette's feast.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Big black good man.
Bḻl, Heinrich, 1917- Christmas not just once a year.
Sargeson, Frank. Great day.
Beattie, Ann. Imagined scenes.
Okri, Ben. In the shadow of war.
Paley, Grace. Long-distance runner.
Mason, Bobbie Ann. Private lies.
Cort̀zar, Julio. Pursuer.
Unamuno, Miguel de, 1864-1936. Saint Emmanuel the good, martyr.
O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984. Sniper.
D̕az, Junot, 1968- Sun, the moon, the stars.
Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013. To room nineteen.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012. Veldt.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Sisler, Timothy, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787694197 (electronic book)
0787694193 (electronic book)
9780787642723
078764272X
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