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Cambridge Companions Complete Collection
Includes the Cambridge Companions to: the English Short Story, Edgar Allan Poe, and more.
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MLA International Bibliography
The Modern Language Association's index to literature. Search MLA to find literary criticism, book reviews, and just about anything relating to communication.
ProQuest One Literature
Literary criticism, authors' biographies, reference resources with citations
Short Story Index
Locate more than 96,000 stories -- plus the full text of more than 4,000 stories. Search by author, genre, or subject.
Background & Reference Information
The Facts on File Companion to the American Short Story
Call Number: Fondren Library, Red, PS374.S5 F33 2000
A handy volume that presents an immediate introduction to American short fiction from the 19th century to the 1990s, the 675 alphabetically arranged entries consist of author biographies, literary terms, theories, themes, well-known characters, influential events, and summaries of major stories.
The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story
Call Number: Fondren Library, Red PR829 .F33 2007
Coverage includes: major short stories and novellas; writers; important collections of short storie; and, important concepts and movements in British short fiction, including detective fiction, science fiction, and class.
A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English
Call Number: Fondren Library, Red, PS374.S5 R43 2001
Included are alphabetically arranged entries for roughly 50 English-language short story writers from around the world, such as Chinua Achebe, John Barth, Jamaica Kincaid, Salman Rushdie, and Amy Tan.
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