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Additional Resources for The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant

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Further Reading

Artinian, Artine. "Introduction" in The Complete Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant, Hanover House, 1955, pp. ix-xvii.

An introduction to Maupassant's literary reputation, particularly in the United States.

Donaldson-Evans, Mary. "The Last Laugh: Maupassant's 'Les bijoux' and 'La parure'," in French Forum, Vol. 10, 1985, pp. 163-73.

Compares "The Necklace" to "Les bijoux," another Maupassant story with similar themes, arguing for the superiority of the former based on its greater complexity.

Europe, no. 482, 1969.

A collection of essays in French on Maupassant and his works, which helped reestablish his literary reputation.

James, Henry. "Guy de Maupassant," in Maupassant's The Odd Number, Harper & Brothers, 1889, pp. vii- xvii.

Also published in the October 19, 1889, edition of the influential periodical Harper's Weekly, this piece served as an introduction to American readers to the works of Maupassant.

O'Faolain, Sean. The Short Story, Devin-Adair, 1974.

In a section entitled "The Technical Struggle: On Subject," O'Faolain addresses "The Necklace...

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