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Title Short stories for students. Volume 39 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Matthew Derda, project editor ; foreword by Thomas E. Barden
Published Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 314 pages) : illustrations
Series Gale virtual reference library
Contents Barbie-Q / Sandra Cisneros -- The beginning of something / Sue Ellen Bridgers -- Christmas Day in the morning / Pearl S. Buck -- A cup of tea / Katherine Mansfield -- The infant prodigy / Thomas Mann -- The lagoon / Joseph Conrad -- The new-year sacrifice / Lu Xun -- One throw / W.C. Heinz -- The piece of string / Guy de Maupassant -- A prayer from the living / Ben Okri -- Teenage wasteland / Anne Tyler -- The third bank of the river / Joao Guimaraes Rosa -- The war of the wall / Toni Cade Bambara -- The winner / Barbara Kimenye
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 indexes
Subject Bambara, Toni Cade. War of the veil
Bridgers, Sue Ellen. Beginning of something
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. Christmas day in the morning.
Cisneros, Sandra. Barbie-Q
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Lagoon
Heinz, W. C. (Wilfred Charles), 1915-2008. One throw
Kimenye, Barbara, 1929-2012. Winner
Lu, Xun, 1881-1936. New-year sacrifice
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Infant prodigy
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923. Cup of tea
Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893. Piece of string
Okri, Ben. Prayer for the living
Rosa, João Guimarães, 1908-1967. Terceira margem do rio. English
Tyler, Anne. Teenage wasteland
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 Derda, Matthew, editor.
ISBN 1414492839