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Title Novels for students. Volume 14 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Jennifer Smith, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2002
Descript 1 online resource (xxi, 362 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 Cat's eye / Margaret Atwood -- For whom the bell tolls / Ernest Hemingway -- Hatter Fox / Marilyn Harris -- Herzog / Saul Bellow -- Madame Bovary / Gustave Flaubert -- Margret Howth / Rebecca Harding Davis -- Oliver Twist / Charles Dickens -- Persuasion / Jane Austen -- The pigman / Paul Zindel -- A prayer for Owen Meany / John Irving -- Ship of fools / Katherine Anne Porter -- Sula / Toni Morrison -- The three musketeers / Alexandre Dumas -- USA / John Dos Passos -- The wrestling match / Buchi Emecheta
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 Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- Cat's eye
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. For whom the bell tolls
Harris, Marilyn, 1931- Hatter Fox
Bellow, Saul. Herzog
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Madame Bovary
Davis, Rebecca Harding, 1831-1910. Margret Howth
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Oliver Twist
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Persuasion
Zindel, Paul. Pigman
Irving, John, 1942- Prayer for Owen Meany
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Ship of fools
Morrison, Toni. Sula
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870. Trois mousquetaires. English
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. U.S.A
Emecheta, Buchi. Wreslting match
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 Smith, Jennifer, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428079 (electronic book)
1414428073 (electronic book)

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