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Title Short stories for students. Volume 27 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2009.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1092-7735."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents After twenty years - O. Henry -- American history - Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Anxiety - Grace Paley -- Charles - Shirley Jackson -- Eleven - Sandra Cisneros -- A horseman in the sky - Ambrose Bierce -- Jim Baker's blue jay yarn - Mark Twain -- Liberty - Julia Alvarez -- Race at morning - William Faulkner -- This blessed house - Jhumpa Lahiri -- The use of force - William Carlos Williams -- A Wagner matinee - Willa Cather -- The writer in the family - E. L. Doctorow -- Zlateh the goat - Isaac Bashevis Singer.
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: xix, 342 : ill.
Subject Henry, O., 1862-1910. After twenty years.
Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952- American history.
Paley, Grace. Anxiety.
Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965. Charles.
Cisneros, Sandra. Eleven.
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Horseman in the sky.
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Jim Baker's blue jay yarn.
Alvarez, Julia. Liberty.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Race at morning.
Lahiri, Jhumpa. This blessed house.
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. Use of force.
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Wagner matinee.
Doctorow, E. L., 1931- Writer in the family.
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Zlateh the goat.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
Added Author Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414449586 (electronic book)
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