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Title Short stories for students. Volume 30 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Sara Constantakis, project editor
Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 309 pages) : illustrations
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Beware of the dog / by Roald Dahl -- A day goes by / by Luigi Pirandello -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / by Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The heavenly Christmas tree / by Fyodor Dostoevsky -- The leap / by Louise Erdrich -- Love must not be forgotten / by Zhang Jie -- Marriage is a private affair / by Chinua Achebe -- No witchcraft for sale / by Doris Lessing -- One ordinary day, with peanuts / by Shirley Jackson -- The prisoner who wore glasses / by Bessie Head -- The son from America / by Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Sorry, right number / by Stephen King -- Sweet potato pie / by Eugenia Collier -- The thrill of the grass / by W.P. Kinsella
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 Achebe, Chinua. Marriage is a private affair
Collier, Eugenia W. Sweet potato pie
Dahl, Roald. Beware of the dog
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881. Malʹchik u Khrista na elke. English
Erdrich, Louise. Leap
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Dr. Heidegger's experiment.
Head, Bessie, 1937-1986. Prisoner who wore glasses
Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965. One ordinary day, with peanuts
King, Stephen, 1947- Sorry, right number
Kinsella, W. P. Thrill of the grass
Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013. No witchcraft for sale
Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936. Day goes by
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Son from America
Zhang, Jie, 1937- Love must not be forgotten.
Dr. Heidegger's experiment (Hawthorne, Nathaniel) fast
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 1414474563