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ENGL 1102 - Research Notebook (Short Stories): Part Three: Other Sources

This guide supports the preparation of an English 1102 Research Notebook, focused on short stories.

Part Three: Other Sources

Find one biographical source on the author of your short story. Find three additional sources that are relevant to your research topic.

Suggested Reference Books

Reference Works

Films on Demand

  • Eudora Welty: "A Worn Path"- This segment covers Eudora Welty's "A Worn Path" and includes a depiction of the work and an interview with the author.
  • Tillie Olsen: "I Stand Here Ironing"- In this segment Tillie Olsen discusses themes, and characters in "I Stand Here Ironing" as well as the parallels between her characters and her life.
  • Alice Walker: Everyday Use - Alice Walker’s short story "Everyday Use" is beautifully realized in this dramatization. 
  • Raymond Carver: "Cathedral"- Films on Demand offers a number of dramatizations of classic short stories, including Raymond Carver's "Cathedral".