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Title Novels for students. Volume 11 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2001
Descript 1 online resource (xxii, 381 p.) : ill., photos
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The age of innocence / Edith Wharton -- Appointment in Samarra / John O'Hara -- Bastard out of Carolina / Dorothy Allison -- Betsey Brown / Ntozake Shange -- Body and soul / Frank Conroy -- Cane / Jean Toomer -- The clan of the cave bear / Jean Auel -- The crazy horse electric game / Chris Crutcher -- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Robert Louis Stevenson -- The grass dancer / Susan Power -- Less than zero / Bret Easton Ellis -- The return of the native / Thomas Hardy -- A room with a view / E.M. Forster -- The stone angel / Margaret Laurence -- Watership down / Richard Adams
Summary Each volume provides discussions of the literary and historical background of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes concise synopses of plot, characters and themes, a brief author biography, discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism
Note Description based on print version record
Subject Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Age of innocence
O'Hara, John, 1905-1970. Appointment in Samarra
Allison, Dorothy. Bastard out of Carolina
Shange, Ntozake. Betsey Brown
Conroy, Frank, 1936-2005. Body and soul
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967. Cane
Auel, Jean M. Clan of the cave bear
Crutcher, Chris. Crazy horse electric game
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Power, Susan, 1961- Grass dancer
Ellis, Bret Easton. Less than zero
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Return of the native
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Room with a view
Laurence, Margaret. Stone Angel
Adams, Richard, 1920- Watership down
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Fiction -- History and criticism
Literature -- History and criticism
Electronic books
Alt Author Thomason, Elizabeth, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428048 (electronic book)
1414428049 (electronic book)

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