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Title Novels for students. Volume 12 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2001
Descript 1 online resource (xxi, 375 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 ambassadors / Henry James -- Animal dreams / Barbara Kingsolver -- Bless me, Ultima / Rudolfo Anaya -- The bride price / Buchi Emecheta -- The edible woman / Margaret Atwood -- Little women / Louisa May Alcott -- Mrs. Dalloway / Virginia Woolf -- The octopus / Frank Norris -- The painted bird / Jerzy Kosinski -- Pilgrims in Aztlan / Miguel Mendez -- Rabbit, run / John Updike -- Rebecca / Daphne du Maurier -- The slave dancer / Paula Fox -- Too late the phalarope / Alan Paton -- The world according to Garp / John Irving
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 James, Henry, 1843-1916. Ambassadors
Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal dreams
Anaya, Rudolfo A. Bless me, Ultima
Emecheta, Buchi. Bride price
Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- Edible woman
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Little women
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Mrs. Dalloway
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902. Octopus
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991. Painted bird
Mendez M., Miguel. Peregrinos de Aztlan. English
Updike, John. Rabbit, run
Du Maurier, Daphne, Dame, 1907-1989. Rebecca
Fox, Paula. Slave dancer
Paton, Alan. Too late the phalarope
Irving, John, 1942- World according to Garp
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 Thomason, Elizabeth, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428055 (electronic book)
1414428057 (electronic book)

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