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Title Novels for students. Volume 6 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Marie Rose Napierkowski and Deborah A. Stanley, editors
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c1999
Descript 1 online resource (xix, 366 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 Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain -- Beloved / Toni Morrison -- Brave new world / Aldous Huxley -- Gulliver's travels / Jonathan Swift -- The heart is a lonely hunter / Carson McCullers -- The house of the spirits / Isabel Allende -- The jungle / Upton Sinclair -- The left hand of darkness / Ursula K. Le Guin -- The old man and the sea / Ernest Hemingway -- One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich / Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn -- Ragtime / E.L. Doctorow -- Siddhartha / Hermann Hesse -- The stranger / Albert Camus -- Uncle Tom's cabin / Harriet Beecher Stowe -- The woman warrior / Maxine Hong Kingston
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 Tom Sawyer
Morrison, Toni. Beloved
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. Brave new world
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Gulliver's travels
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967. Heart is a lonely hunter
Allende, Isabel. Casa de los espiritus. English
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. Jungle
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- Left hand of darkness
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Old man and the sea
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isaevich, 1918- Odin den' Ivana Denisovicha. English
Doctorow, E. L., 1931- Ragtime
Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Siddhartha
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960. Stranger
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin
Kingston, Maxine Hong. Woman warrior
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
Stanley, Deborah A., editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414427997 (electronic book)
1414427999 (electronic book)

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