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Title Novels for students. Volume 9 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Deborah A. Stanley and Ira Mark Milne, editors ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2000
Descript 1 online resource (xviii, 326 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 Always coming home / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Billy Budd, sailor: an inside narrative / Herman Melville -- Deliverance / James Dickey -- The fixer / Bernard Malamud -- Gone with the wind / Margaret Mitchell -- In the time of the butterflies / Julia Alvarez -- The last of the Mohicans / James Fenimore Cooper -- Lolita / Vladimir Nabokov -- On the beach / Nevil Shute -- Out of Africa / Isak Dinesen -- The prince / Niccolo Machiavelli -- Robinson Crusoe / Daniel Defoe -- Roots: the story of an American family / Alex Haley -- Rubyfruit jungle / Rita Mae Brown -- Tex / S.E. Hinton
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 Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- Always coming home
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Billy Budd
Dickey, James. Deliverance
Malamud, Bernard. Fixer
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949. Gone with the wind
Alvarez, Julia. In the time of the butterflies
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. Last of the Mohicans
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Lolita
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960. On the beach
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Out of Africa
Machiavelli, Niccolo, 1469-1527. Principe. English
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Robinson Crusoe
Haley, Alex. Roots
Brown, Rita Mae. Rubyfruit jungle
Hinton, S. E. Tex
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
Milne, Ira Mark, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428024 (electronic book)
1414428022 (electronic book)

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