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

  • Series Name: Short Stories for Students Series
  • Volume 15
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  • ISBN-10: 0787642673
  • ISBN-13: 9780787642679
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Shipping Weight: 2.30 lbs ( 1.04 kgs)
  • 296 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2002, 2001, 2001
  • © 2002 | 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. 15 of Short Stories for Students include:

  • "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream" by Harlan Ellison
  • "Dante and the Lobster" by Samuel Beckett
  • "To Da-duh in Memorium" by Paule Marshall
  • "Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • "The Harvest" by Tomas Rivera

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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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"The For Students series is designed for high school and college literature students, but teachers and professors will also find it useful, especially for the sidebars of suggested topics for study, then-and-now comparisons for discussion of important issues, media adaptations of the story, reading lists, and sources." --ARBA, 2008

— ARBA

Table of Contents

African Passions - Beatriz Rivera.
America and I - Anzia Yezierska.
Bright and Morning Star - Richard (Nathaniel) Wright.
Dante and the Lobster - Samuel (Barclay) Beckett.
Dog of Tithwal - Sadat Hasan Manto.
The Green Leave - Grace Ogot.
The Harvest - Tomas Rivera.
How To Tell A True War Story - (William) Tim(othy) O'Brien.
I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream - Harlan (Jay) Ellison.
The Interlopers - H(ector) H(ugh) Munro.
The Replacement - Alain Robbe-Grillet.
That In Aleppo Once… - Vladimir (Vladimirovich) Nabokov.
To Da-Duh in Memoriam - Paule Marshall.
Winter Dreams - F(rancis) Scott (Key) Fitzgerald.
Wives of the Dead - Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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Short Stories for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context & Criticism on Commonly Studied Short Stories, Volume 15  (ISBN-10: 141442826X | ISBN-13: 9781414428260)

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 15  (ISBN-10: 141442826X | ISBN-13: 9781414428260)

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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