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Title Short stories for students. Volume 5 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Tim Akers and Jerry Moore, project editors.

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. 5: Barn burning - William Faulkner -- Big blonde - Dorothy Parker -- Blood-burning moon - Jean Toomer -- Boys and girls - Alice Munro -- The death of Ivan Ilych - Leo Tolstoy -- The demon lover - Elizabeth Bowen -- Guests of the nation - Frank O'Connor -- Han's crime - Shiga Naoya -- Harrison Bergeron - Kurt Vonnegut -- A horse and two goats - R.K. Narayan -- The lady with the pet dog - Anton Chekhov -- Melanctha - Gertrude Stein -- Recitatif - Toni Morrison -- The sky is gray - Ernest J. Gaines -- Snapshots of a wedding - Bessie Head -- Swaddling clothes - Yukio Mishima -- The things they carried - Tim O'Brien -- What I have been doing lately - Jamaica Kincaid -- The wave - Liam O'Flaherty -- Wunderkind - Carson McCullers.
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: 417 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Barn burning.
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967. Big blonde.
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967. Blood-burning moon.
Munro, Alice, 1931- Boys and girls.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Smertʹ Ivana Ilʹicha. English.
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973. Demon lover.
O'Connor, Frank, 1903-1966. Guests of the nation.
Naoya, Shiga. Han's crime.
Vonnegut, Kurt. Harrison Bergeron.
Narayan, R. K., 1906-2001. Horse and two goats.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Lady with the pet dog.
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Melanctha.
Morrison, Toni. Recitatif.
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Sky is gray.
Head, Bessie, 1937-1986. Snapshots of a wedding.
Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970. Swaddling clothes.
O'Brien, Tim, 1946- Things they carried.
Kincaid, Jamaica. What I have been doing lately.
O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984. Wave.
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967. Wunderkind.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Akers, Tim, editor.
Moore, Jerry (Gerald Eugene), editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428161 (electronic book)
1414428162 (electronic book)
9780787622206
0787622206
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