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Novella about man reminiscing about his girlfriend/wife while standing by her dead body

Could this be A Gentle Creature (also known as The Meek One) by Dostoevsky? It is of novella length, and opens with a middle-aged man pacing about his room, where the body of his wife lies dead on the ...
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What was the name of this story referring to 17-year cicadas?

I believe that this is probably A Woman Like a Fieldstone House, a short story by Anne Tyler that was published in 1989. Tyler donated the story to be published in a short story anthology, sold to ...
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