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Title Short stories for students. Volume 34 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Sara Constantakis, project editor ; foreword by Thomas E. Barden
Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 352 pages) : illustrations
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents The blue hotel / by Stephen Crane -- The country of the blind / by H.G. Wells -- First confession / by Frank O'Connor -- Good country people / by Flannery O'Connor -- Greasy lake / by T. Coraghessan Boyle -- An hour with Abuelo / by Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Impulse / by Conrad Aiken -- The lucky stone / by Lucille Clifton -- The murders in the Rue Morgue / by Edgar Allan Poe -- The night face up / by Julio Cortazar -- The rain came / by Grace Ogot -- Wasps' nest / by Agatha Christie -- The white umbrella / by Gish Jen -- The widow and the parrot : a true story / by Virginia Woolf
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
Notes "ISSN 1092-7735."
Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973. Impulse
Boyle, T. Coraghessan. Greasy lake
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Wasps' nest
Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010. Lucky stone
Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952- Hour with Abuelo
Cortázar, Julio. Night face up
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900. Blue hotel
Jen, Gish. White umbrella
O'Connor, Flannery. Good country people
O'Connor, Frank, 1903-1966. First confession
Ogot, Grace, 1930-2015. Rain came
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Murders in the Rue Morgue.
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Country of the blind
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Widow and the parrot
Murders in the Rue Morgue (Poe, Edgar Allan)
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Short story.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Short story.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Constantakis, Sara.
ISBN 1414482345
9781414482347