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Title Novels for students. Volume 1 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Diane Telgen, editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c1997
Descript 1 online resource (xviii, 350 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 adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain -- The bell jar / Sylvia Plath -- Black Boy / Richard Wright -- The bluest eye / Toni Morrison -- Catch-22 / Joseph Heller -- The catcher in the rye / J.D. Salinger -- Fahrenheit 451 / Ray Bradbury -- A farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway -- Frankenstein / Mary Shelley -- The joy luck club / Amy Tan -- Love in the time of cholera / Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Of mice and men / John Steinbeck -- Ordinary people / Judith Guest -- Pride and prejudice / Jane Austen -- The scarlet letter / Nathaniel Hawthorne
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 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Plath, Sylvia. Bell jar
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Black boy
Morrison, Toni. Bluest eye
Heller, Joseph. Catch-22
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919- Catcher in the rye
Bradbury, Ray, 1920- Fahrenheit 451
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Farewell to arms
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein
Tan, Amy. Joy luck club
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1928- Amor en los tiempos del colera. English
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Of mice and men
Guest, Judith. Ordinary people
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Pride and prejudice
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Scarlet letter
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 Telgen, Diane, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414427942 (electronic book)
1414427948 (electronic book)

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