Macmillan Literature Collections

Macmillan Literature Collections: American Stories

Macmillan Literature Collections: American Stories

English Type:
American English
Published Date:
31 January 2009

A collection of classic and modern stories by some of America’s finest writers. The American Stories Collection brings together six stories which explore the development of the American short story over the past century - from a fierce critique of modern suburban family life to isolation and lost love in the deep mid-west.

Collection of short stories by: O. Henry, Theodore Dreiser, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dorothy Parker, Patricia Highsmith, Edith Wharton

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Key Features

  • Advanced-level Readers
  • A variety of original short stories written by famous classic and modern writers
  • Perfect for those students who are ready to make the transition from graded readers to unadapted English literature texts
  • Provides substantial language support including vocabulary, comprehension questions and language-study exercises
  • A literary analysis section to help students examine themes, characterisation and plot – thus increasing their understanding and appreciation of each story

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