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Title Novels for students. Volume 7 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Deborah A. Stanley, editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c1999
Descript 1 online resource (xviii, 324 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 accidental tourist / Anne Tyler -- Alice's adventures in wonderland / Lewis Carroll -- The Caine mutiny / Herman Wouk -- Candide / Voltaire -- Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe / Fannie Flagg -- The grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck -- The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy / Douglas Adams -- Kitchen / Banana Yoshimoto -- A lesson before dying / Ernest J. Gaines -- Mama Day / Gloria Naylor -- Moby-dick / Herman Melville -- Native son / Richard Wright -- 1984 / George Orwell -- A portrait of the artist as a young man / James Joyce -- The trial / Franz Kafka
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 Tyler, Anne. Accidental tourist
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Alice's adventures in Wonderland
Wouk, Herman, 1915- Caine mutiny
Voltaire, 1694-1778. Candide
Flagg, Fannie. Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Grapes of wrath
Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001. Hitch-hiker's guide to the galaxy
Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964- Kitchin. English
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Lesson before dying
Naylor, Gloria. Mama Day
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Native son
Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Nineteen eighty-four
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Portrait of the artist as a young man
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924. Prozess. English
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 Stanley, Deborah A., editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428000 (electronic book)
1414428006 (electronic book)

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