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Title Novels for students. Volume 17 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / David Galens, project editor ; forward by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2003
Descript 1 online resource (xx, 326 p.) : ill
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest forward "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents An American tragedy / Theodore Dreiser -- The big sleep / Raymond Chandler -- Death in Venice / Thomas Mann -- The lone ranger and tonto fistfight in heaven / Sherman Alexie -- The mambo kings play songs of love / Oscar Hijuelos -- The mill on the floss / George Eliot -- The red pony / John Steinbeck -- Schindler's list / Thomas Keneally -- Scoop / Evelyn Waugh -- Smilla's sense of snow / Peter Hoeg -- Soul catcher / Frank Herbert -- The time machine / H.G. Wells -- The tree of red stars / Tessa Bridal -- What looks like crazy on an ordinary day / Pearl Cleage
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 Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955
Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
Hijuelos, Oscar
Eliot, George, 1819-1880
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
Keneally, Thomas
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966
H̨eg, Peter, 1957-
Herbert, Frank
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
Bridal, Tessa, 1947-
Cleage, Pearl
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Fiction -- 20th century
Fiction -- 19th century
American fiction -- 20th century
American fiction -- 19th century
American fiction -- 18th century
English fiction -- 19th century
Fiction -- History and criticism
Literature -- History and criticism
Electronic books
Alt Author Galens, David
Gale Group
ISBN 9780787692834 (electronic book)
0787692832 (electronic book)

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