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

  • Series Name: Short Stories for Students Series
  • Volume 46
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  • ISBN-10: 1410328635
  • ISBN-13: 9781410328632
  • DDC: 809.31
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 313 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2017, 2017, 2016
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Each volume of Short Stories for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 14 works from various cultures and time periods. Each story covered in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.

This volume presents vital information on a dozen of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. 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.

See Table of Contents for the works included in this volume. Please note that the entire For Students series is available 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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  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410328589 | ISBN-13: 9781410328588

Table of Contents

All Summer in a Day, by Ray Bradbury.
Catch the Moon, by Judith Ortiz Cofer.
Diamond Dust, by Anita Desai.
Dracula's Guest, by Bram Stoker.
The Faery Handbag, by Kelly Link.
The Interior Castle, by Jean Stafford.
King of Jazz, by Donald Barthelme.
The Looking-Glass, by Anton Chekhov.
Nobody Will Laugh, by Milan Kundera.
Silence, by Tadeusz Borowski.
Speech Sounds, by Octavia E. Butler.
The Stolen Party, by Liliana Heker.
The Voter, by Chinua Achebe.
Wants, by Grace Paley.