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SHORT STORY CRITICISM

Short Stories for Students - Ref. PN3373 .S3844
BEST BET FOR SHORT STORIES. Each entry contains a summary 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. Also includes information on media adaptations of the story.

SSC: Short Story Criticism - Ref PN3373 S386
This multi-volume set is designed to serve as an introduction to the major writers in the short story genre. Organized by author with a cumulative index at the end of the set.

NOVELS/LONGER FICTION

Novels for Students - Ref PN3365 N68
BEST BET FOR NOVELS. Entries include introductions that place each novel in its historical and literary context, easy-to-understand discussions of the novel's themes, plot and characters and analysis of the novel's literary construction.

Gale Literary Index

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