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Title Short stories for students. Volume 33 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Sara Constantakis, project editor ; foreword by Thomas E. Barden
Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 321 pages) : illustrations
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents The bet / Anthon Chekhov -- Broken Chain / Gary Soto -- The Californian's tale / Mark Twain -- A country doctor / Franz Kafka -- The distant past / William Trevor -- Father and I / Pär Lagerkvist -- The good deed / Pearl S. Buck -- The lovers / Bessie Head -- The machine that won the war / Isaac Asimov -- The Norwegian rat / Naguib Mahfouz -- Sonta for harp and bicycle / Joan Aiken -- War / Luigi Pirandello -- A way of talking / Patricia Grace -- Yours / Mary Robison
Summary Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Aiken, Joan, 1924-2004. Sonta for harp and bicycle
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992. Machine that won the war
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. Good deed
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Bet
Grace, Patricia, 1937- Way of talking
Head, Bessie, 1937-1986. Lovers
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924. Country doctor
Lagerkvist, Pär, 1891-1974. Father and I
Maḥfūẓ, Najīb, 1911-2006. Norwegian rat
Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936. War
Robison, Mary. Yours
Soto, Gary. Broken Chain
Trevor, William, 1928-2016. Distant past
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Californian's tale
Subject 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 1414474598