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Title Novels for students. Volume 15 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / David Galens, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2002
Descript 1 online resource (xix, 310 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 A clockwork orange / Anthony Burgess -- The country of the pointed firs / Sarah Orne Jewett -- Demian / Hermann Hesse -- The house of mirth / Edith Wharton -- In the castle of my skin / George Lamming -- The last king of Scotland / Giles Foden -- Looking backward: 2000-1887 / Edward Bellamy -- Losing battles / Eudora Welty -- Main Street / Sinclair Lewis -- The mayor of Casterbridge / Thomas Hardy -- Rumble fish / S.E. Hinton -- Shizuko's daughter / Kyoko Mori -- Shoeless Joe / W.P. Kinsella
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 Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993. Clockwork orange
Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. Country of the pointed firs
Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Demian
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. House of mirth
Lamming, George, 1927- In the castle of my skin
Foden, Giles, 1967- Last king of Scotland
Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898. Looking backward
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. Losing battles
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Main street
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Mayor of Casterbridge
Hinton, S. E. Rumble fish
Mori, Kyoko. Shizuko's daughter
Kinsella, W. P. Shoeless Joe
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 Galens, David, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428086 (electronic book)
1414428081 (electronic book)

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