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Additional Resources for The Open Window by Saki

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Further Reading

Cheikin, Miriam Quen. Review in English Literature in Transition Vol. 21, no. 2, 1978, pp 121-31.

A review refuting the consensus that Saki focused on childish themes, devices, and cruelties, and supporting the author as a practical joker.

Langguth, A J. Saki A Life of Hector Hugh Munro New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981, 366 p.

A biography containing anecdotes and analyses of Saki's fiction.

Spears, George James. The Satire of Saki' A Study in the Satiric Art of Hector H. Munro New York: Exposition Press, 1963.

Spears addresses the novels, plays, short stories, and political satire of Saki. He begins with a short chapter entitled "The Satiric Tradition" that provides an introduction to the context within which he reads Saki's work.

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