Short Stories for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context & Criticism on Commonly Studied Short Stories

  • Series Name: Short Stories for Students Series
  • Volume 3
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  • ISBN-10: 0787622184
  • ISBN-13: 9780787622183
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Shipping Weight: 3.10 lbs ( 1.41 kgs)
  • 448 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 1998, 1998
  • © 1998 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

Each bi-annual volume presents vital information on approximately 20 of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Titles featured in vol. 3 of Short Stories for Students include:

  • "A&P" by John Updike
  • "Axolotl" by Julio Cortazar
  • "Conversation with My Father" by Grace Paley
  • "Door in the Wall" by H.G. Wells
  • "Flight" by John Steinbeck
  • "In the Penal Colony" by Franz Kafka

You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format.

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Short Stories for Students Series

Each biannual volume presents vital information on approximately 20 of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Illustrated, Short Stories For Students contains concise synopses of the story's plot, characters and themes, along with a brief author biography, a discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism geared specifically toward the high school student. Researchers will also find information on media adaptations of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions on what to read next. Cumulative indexes enable students to access entries via author, title, nationality, and theme. You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

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Reviews

"Will be welcomed as a valuable resource for teaching and learning about short stories. This newest Gale series is a welcome, if not long overdue, reference work that will certainly see high use in school libraries." -- VOYA (June 1998)

— Voice of Youth Advocates

"Does everything for students but write the paper. A useful tool for students and teachers." -- School Library Journal (August 1998)

— Terri Duncko

A starred review . "Both teachers and students can use this excellent resource as a reference for selected short stories. This book will provide an excellent supplemental resource for teachers looking for additional stories to add to their curriculum. Librarians and teachers will want to collect all volumes... Highly recommended." -- The Book Report (Nov/Dec 1999)

— Terri Duncko

"The high quality and thorough coverage of significant short story literature provided in this series make it an excellent choice for purchase by high school and academic libraries." -- ARBA 1998

— Terri Duncko

"This high-quality, well-organized series makes an excellent research and teaching tool." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— Terri Duncko

"These are excellent references. I look forward to the publication of future volumes." -- English Journal (January 1999)

— Terri Duncko

Table of Contents

A & P - John Updike.
Axolotl - Julio Cortazar.
Bartleby, Scrivener - Herman Melville.
Conversation with My Father - Grace Paley.
Door in the Wall - H.G. Wells.
Flight - John Steinbeck.
In the Penal Colony - Franz Kafka.
Japanese Quince - John Galsworthy.
Jury of Her Peers - Susan Glaspell.
Lady or the Tiger - Frank R. Stockton.
Man Who Lived Underground - Richard (Nathaniel) Wright.
On Discovery - Maxine Hong Kingston.
Outcasts of Poker Flat - Bret Harte.
Rape Fantasies - Margaret Atwood.
Robert Kennedy Saved from Drowning - Donald Barthelme.
Shawl - Cynthia Ozick.
Shiloh - Bobbie Ann Mason.
Sorrow-Acre - Isak Dinesen.
Vengeful Creditor - Chinua Achebe.
Where I'm Calling From - Raymond Carver.
Woman Hollering Creek - Sandra Cisneros.

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Short Stories for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context & Criticism on Commonly Studied Short Stories, Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 1414428146 | ISBN-13: 9781414428147)

Each biannual volume presents vital information on approximately 20 of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Illustrated, Short Stories For Students contains concise synopses of the story’s plot, characters and themes, along with a brief author biography, a discussion of the story’s cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism geared specifically toward the high school student. Researchers will also find information on media adaptations of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions on what to read next. Cumulative indexes enable students to access entries via author, title, nationality, and theme.

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Short Stories for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context & Criticism on Commonly Studied Short Stories, Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 1414428146 | ISBN-13: 9781414428147)

Each biannual volume presents vital information on approximately 20 of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Illustrated, Short Stories For Students contains concise synopses of the story’s plot, characters and themes, along with a brief author biography, a discussion of the story’s cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism geared specifically toward the high school student. Researchers will also find information on media adaptations of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions on what to read next. Cumulative indexes enable students to access entries via author, title, nationality, and theme.

Price: $.00