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Short stories for students. Volume 23 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories

Author: Anne Marie HachtThomas E BardenAnnie ProulxJosé SaramagoMary SwanAll authors
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Group, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles fourteen commonly studied short stories by such authors as Annie Proulx, Katherine Anne Porter, and Raymond Carver, providing plot summaries, author biographies, analysis, historical context, and criticism for each, as well as research ideas and lists of media adaptations.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Marie Hacht; Thomas E Barden; Annie Proulx; José Saramago; Mary Swan; James Alan McPherson; Haruki Murakami; Katherine Anne Porter; Stuart Dybek; Mary Lavin; Heidi Julavits; Carolyn Ferrell; Thom Jones; James Hurst; Raymond Carver; Julie Orringer
ISBN: 0787670316 9780787670313
OCLC Number: 70108058
Notes: Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism.
Description: xix, 313 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Brokeback mountain / Annie Proulx --
The Centaur / José Saramago --
The deep / Mary Swan --
Elbow room / James Alan McPherson --
The elephant vanishes / Haruki Murakami --
Holiday / Katherine Anne Porter --
Hot ice / Stuart Dybek --
In the middle of the fields / Mary Lavin --
Marry the one who gets there first / Heidi Julavits --
Proper library / Carolyn Ferrell --
The pugilist at rest / Thom Jones --
The scarlet ibis / James Hurst --
A small, good thing / Raymond Carver --
The smoothest way is full of stones / Julie Orringer.
Responsibility: Anne Marie Hacht, project editor ; foreword by Thomas E. Barden.

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Profiles fourteen commonly studied short stories by such authors as Annie Proulx, Katherine Anne Porter, and Raymond Carver, providing plot summaries, author biographies, analysis, historical context, and criticism for each, as well as research ideas and lists of media adaptations.

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