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Title Short stories for students. Volume 40 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories
Published ©2014
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 326 pages) : illustrations
Contents The boy who drew cats / Lafcadio Hearn -- A bush league hero / Edna Ferber -- The cold equations / Tom Godwin -- Dance in America / Lorrie Moore -- The dinner party / Mona Gardner -- The Dunwich horror / H.P. Lovecraft -- Geraldine Moore the poet / Toni Cade Bambara -- A logic named Joe / Murray Leinster -- Mrs. Turner cutting the grass / Carol Shields -- New boy / Roddy Doyle -- A river runs through it / Norman Maclean -- Signs and symbols / Vladimir Nabokov -- The suitcase / Cynthia Ozick -- Year of the big thaw / Marion Zimmer Bradley
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
Notes "ISSN 1092-7735."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. Boy who drew cats
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. Bush league hero
Godwin, Tom. Cold equations
Moore, Lorrie. Dance in America
Gardner, Mona. Dinner party
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937. Dunwich horror
Bambara, Toni Cade. Geraldine Moore the poet
Leinster, Murray, 1896-1975. Logic named Joe
Shields, Carol. Mrs. Turner cutting the grass
Doyle, Roddy, 1958- New boy
Maclean, Norman, 1902-1990. River runs through it
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Signs and symbols
Ozick, Cynthia. Suitcase
Bradley, Marion Zimmer. Year of the big thaw
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Short story
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781573023245