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Title Novels for students. Volume 4 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / Marie Rose Napierkowski, editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c1998
Descript 1 online resource (xx, 393 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 All quiet on the Western front / Erich Maria Remarque -- Ceremony / Leslie Marmon Silko -- The chosen / Chaim Potok -- Go tell it on the mountain / James Baldwin -- Great expectations / Charles Dickens -- The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood -- In country / Bobbie Ann Mason -- Jane Eyre / Charlotte Bronte -- July's people / Nadine Gordimer -- The natural / Bernard Malamud -- Night / Eliezer Wiesel -- The red badge of courage / Stephen Crane -- Seize the day / Saul Bellow -- The sound and the fury / William Faulkner -- Winesburg, Ohio / Sherwood Anderson -- The women of Brewster Place / Gloria Naylor
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 Remarque, Erich Maria, 1898-1970. All quiet on the Western front
Silko, Leslie, 1948- Ceremony
Potok Chaim. Chosen
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. Go tell it on the mountain
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Great expectations
Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- Handmaid's tale
Mason, Bobbie Ann. In country
Bronte, Charlotte, 1816-1855. Jane Eyre
Gordimer, Nadine. July's people
Malamud, Bernard. Natural
Wiesel, Elie, 1928. Night
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900. Red badge of courage
Bellow, Saul. Seize the day
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Sound and the fury
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. Winesburg, Ohio
Naylor, Gloria. Women of Brewster Place
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 Napierkowski, Marie Rose, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414427973 (electronic book)
1414427972 (electronic book)

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