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Title Novels for students. Volume 36 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Sara Constantakis, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2011
Descript 1 online resource (xix, 376 p.) : ill
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 indexes
Contents All quiet on the western front -- All the pretty horses / by Cormac McCarthy -- The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao / by Junot Diaz -- The crying of lot 49 / by Thomas Pynchon -- Extremely loud & incredibly close / by Jonathan Safran Foer -- Herland / by Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- The island of Dr. Moreau / by H.G. Wells -- Lord of the flies -- Platero and I / by Juan Ramon Jimenez -- Praisesong for the widow / by Paule Marshall -- The red tent / by Anita Diamant -- Shane / by Jack Warner Schaefer -- The third man / by Graham Greene -- Villette / by Charlotte Bronte
Summary Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance
Note Description based on print version record
Subject 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 Constantakis, Sara, editor
Jordan, Anne Devereaux
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414473659 (electronic book)
1414473656 (electronic book)

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