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Guy De Maupassant (Bloom's Major Short Story Writers)

 

Works of Guy de Maupassant covered in this informative volume include "Boule de Suif," "Madame Tellier's Establishment," "The Necklace," "A Piece of String," and "The Horla."

 

Contents:

Biography of Guy de Maupassant 
Plot summary of "Boule de Suif" 
List of Characters in "Boule de Suif" 
Critical Views on "Boule de Suif" 
Herbert Ernest Bates on Maupassant's Relationship to Chekhov 
G. Hainsworth on Flaubert and Schopenhauer 
Matthew MacNamara on Maupassant's Use of Natural Imagery 
Trevor A. Le V. Harris on Flat and Round Characters 
Gustave Flaubert on "Boule de Suif" 
Olin H. Moore on Romanticism, Sinful Women, and Lofty Sentiments
Plot Summary of "Madame Tellier's Establishment" 
List of Characters in "Madame Tellier's Establishment" 
Critical Views on "Madame Tellier's Establishment" 
Martin Turnell on the Brothel
Prosser Hall Frye on Maupassant's Eye for Detail
Mary Donaldson-Evans on Ambiguous Religious Conviction 
Charles J. Stivale on the Relationship between Women and Their Clientele 
Plot Summary of "The Necklace" 
List of Characters in "The Necklace" 
Critical Views on "The Necklace" 
Richard Fusco on the Inversion Story 
Stephen Leacock on the Influence of Maupassant's Realism 
John Raymond Dugan on Setting
John Cowper Powys on Coarseness and Predatory Humor 
Plot Summary of "A Piece of String"
List of Characters in "A Piece of String" 
Critical Views on "A Piece of String" 
John Gardner and Lennis Dunlap on Specificity and Rhythm in the Short Story 
Percy Lubbock on the Act of Telling 
Anatole France on Maupassant's Nationalism 
Joseph Conrad on Maupassant's Allegiance to Facts 
Plot Summary of "The Horla"
List of Characters in "The Horla" 
Critical Views on "The Horla"
Joan C. Kessler on the Invisible Being 
Nancy H. Traill on First-Person Narration 
Janko Lavrin on Introspection
Ernest George Atkin on the Psychology of Supernaturalism.




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