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Title Novels for students. Volume 25 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Ira Mark Milne, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2007
Descript 1 online resource (xix, 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 The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay / Michael Chabon -- American pastoral / Philip Roth -- Cold mountain / Charles Frazier -- David Copperfield / Charles Dickens -- The deerslayer / James Fenimore Cooper -- Empire Falls / Richard Russo -- The good earth / Pearl S. Buck -- In Babylon / Marcel Mṟing -- Independence day / Richard Ford -- No-no boy / John Okada -- Stones from the river / Ursula Hegi -- Waiting / Ha Jin
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 Chabon, Michael. Amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Roth, Philip. American pastoral
Frazier, Charles, 1950- Cold Mountain
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. David Copperfield
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. Deerslayer
Russo, Richard, 1949- Empire Falls
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. Good earth
Mṟing, Marcel. In Babylon
Ford, Richard, 1944- Independence day
Okada, John. No-no boy
Hegi, Ursula. Stones from the river
Jin, Ha, 1956- Waiting
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 Milne, Ira Mark, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414429328 (electronic book)
1414429320 (electronic book)

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