Short stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories / Volume 38 : Matthew Derda, project editor ; foreword by Thomas E. Barden. - Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2013. - 1 online resource (xix, 322 p.) : ill. - Gale virtual reference library .

"ISSN 1092-7735."

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

An episode of war / Stephen Crane -- The flat of the land / Diana Garcia -- Gryphon / Charles Baxter -- Idiots first / Bernard Malamud -- In search of Epifano / Rudolfo Anaya -- The kiss / Anton Chekhov -- Lob's girl / Joan Aiken -- The rain horse / Ted Hughes -- Rose-Johnny / Barbara Kingsolver -- Saint Helene / Alice Hoffman -- Tiny, smiling daddy / Mary Gaitskill -- A tree, a rock, a cloud / Carson McCullers -- Under reconstruction / Mori Ogai -- What means switch / Gish Jen.

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

9781414492827 (electronic book) 1414492820 (electronic book)


Short story--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States.
Short story--Study and teaching (Secondary)--United States.
Short story.

PN3373

809.31