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Title Short stories for students. Volume 25 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Ira Mark Milne, project editor ; foreword by Thomas E. Barden.

Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xviii, 336 pages) : illustrations, photographs.
Series Gale virtual reference library.
Gale virtual reference library.
Notes "ISSN 1092-7735."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Brownies / ZZ Packer -- Caroline's wedding / Edwidge Danticat -- The diamond as big as the Ritz / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- A girl like Phyl / Patricia Highsmith -- The girls / Joy Williams -- Here's your hat what's your hurry / Elizabeth McCracken -- Last night / James Salter -- A nurse's story / Peter Baida -- Perfection / Mark Helprin -- The price of eggs in China / Don Lee -- The rememberer / Aimee Bender -- The shell collector / Anthony Doerr -- Trick or treat / Padgett Powell -- What I saw from where I stood / Marisa Silver.
Summary Presents vital information on the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Gale Group.
Subject Packer, ZZ. Brownies.
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- Caroline's wedding.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Diamond as big as the Ritz.
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995. Girl like Phyl.
Williams, Joy, 1944- Girls.
McCracken, Elizabeth. Here's your hat what's your hurry.
Salter, James. Last night.
Baida, Peter. Nurse's story.
Helprin, Mark. Perfection.
Lee, Don, 1959- Price of eggs in China.
Bender, Aimee. Rememberer.
Doerr, Anthony, 1973- Shell collector.
Powell, Padgett. Trick or treat.
Silver, Marisa. What I saw from where I stood.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Short story -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Short story.
ISBN 9781414432717 (electronic book)
1414432712 (electronic book)