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ENC 1102 - Prof. Marilyn Daniels

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Gale Literature

Currently, users can cross-search these collections:

  • Gale Literature Criticismone of the largest, most extensive compilations of literary commentary available
  • Gale Literature Resource Centeroffering up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 published novelists in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world
  • Gale Literature: LitFinder, containing a wealth of literary works, including over 150,000 full-text poems and more than 800,000 poetry citations as well as short stories, speeches, and plays
  • Subcollections of Gale eBooks titles, optimized for search, discovery, and integration across your school, university, or library’s educational programs, Gale eBooks connect users to the most authoritative resources available—with a shorter pathway to get to them
  • Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography, signed scholarly essays that provide essential context to understand the careers and writings of more than 12,000 published novelists from all time periods and all parts of the world.
  • Gale Literature: Something About the Author, engaging author biographies of classic, contemporary, and emerging novelists and illustrators of children’s and young adult works.
  • Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors , current biographical and bibliographical data on more than 120,000 modern writers.

Suggested Readings for your Assignment

The following readings will assist in your understanding of how to think critically and write analytically for this course and your assignment.

Accompanying the common elements in short fiction and poetry are suggested titles.


"Araby" James Joyce p. 131 Short Stories for Students
"Half a Day” Naguib Mahfouz p. 90 Short Stories for Students

"The Lesson" Toni Cade Bambara p. 98 Short Stories for Students


"The Lottery" Shirley Jackson p. 354 Short Stories for Students
" 'Repent Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman" Harlan Ellison p. 361 Short Stories for Students 
“The End of Firpo in the World” George Saunders p. 385 Gale Literature 


"A Rose for Emily" William Faulkner p. 580 Short Stories for Students
“The Yellow Wallpaper” Charlotte Perkins Gilman p. 516 Short Stories for Students
“Everyday Use” Alice Walker p. 553 Short Stories for Students


"The Storm" Kate Chopin p. 765  Short Stories for Students
“Sweat” Zora Neale Hurston p. 770 Short Stories for Students
“Hills Like White Elephants” Ernest Hemingway p. 825 Short Stories for Students


"The Cask of Amontillado" Edgar Allan Poe p. 1019 Short Stories for Students
“The Man to Send Rain Clouds” Leslie Marmon Silko p. 1089  Short Stories for Students
“The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” Katherine Anne Porter p. 1107 Short Stories for Students



Each author is a link to many books that have pictures included. Look for the different publishers in order to find different poses, sometimes even different ages of your authors:

James Joyce

Naguib Mahfouz

Toni Cade Bambara

Shirley Jackson

Harlan Ellison - please ignore that random Larry Niven biography :)

George Saunders

William Faulkner

Charlotte Perkins Gilman - there are only a couple of different poses

Alice Walker

Kate Chopin - i promise there really is more than one pose

Zora Neale Hurston 

Ernest Hemingway

Edgar Allan Poe again, i promise that there is more than one pose - but you have to look closely and also for a bit

Leslie Marmon Silko

Katherine Anne Porter


Criticisms in the UCL - PRINT