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Title Novels for students. Volume 8 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Marie Rose Napierkowski and Deborah A. Stanley, editors
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2000
Descript 1 online resource (xviii, 332 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 As I lay dying / William Faulkner -- The brothers Karamazov / Fedor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky -- The call of the wild / Jack London -- Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra -- Empire of the sun / J.G. Ballard -- The hobbit / J.R.R. Tolkien -- Kindred / Octavia Butler -- The master and Margarita / Mikhail Bulgakov -- The old gringo / Carlos Fuentes -- On the road / Jack Kerouac -- Sister Carrie / Theodore Dreiser -- Song of Solomon / Toni Morrison -- Ten little Indians / Agatha Christie -- them / Joyce Carol Oates -- To the lighthouse / Virginia Woolf
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 Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. As I lay dying
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881. Bratia Karamazovy. English
London, Jack, 1876-1916. Call of the wild
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote
Ballard, J. G., 1930- Empire of the sun
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Hobbit
Butler, Octavia E. Kindred
Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich, 1891-1940. Master i Margarita. English
Fuentes, Carlos. Gringo viejo. English
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969. On the road
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. Sister Carrie
Morrison, Toni. Song of Solomon
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. And then there were none
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- them
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. To the lighthouse
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 Napierkowski, Marie Rose, editor
Stanley, Deborah A., editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428017 (electronic book)
1414428014 (electronic book)

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