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Title Literary themes for students. Race and prejudice [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : examining diverse literature to understand and compare universal themes / Anne Marie Hacht, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2006.
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Series Literary themes for students
Gale virtual reference library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Race and predjudice in American literature -- Race and predjudice in British literature -- Race and predjudice in World literature -- The adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain -- Angels in America - Tony Kushner -- The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman - Ernest J. Gaines -- The autobiography of Malcolm X - Alex Haley and Malcolm X -- The awakening - Kate Chopin -- Blacks - Gwendolyn Brooks -- Bury my heart at wounded knee: an Indian history of the American West - Dee Brown -- Ceremony - Leslie Marmon Silko -- The color purple - Alice Walker -- Cry, the beloved country - Alan Paton -- The diary of a young girl - Anne Frank -- "Everything that rises must converge" - Flannery O'Connor -- Farewell to Manzanar - James D. Houston and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston -- Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes -- "A good day" - Primo Levi -- Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad -- The house on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros -- "I have a dream" - Martin Luther King, Jr. -- I know why the caged bird sings - Maya Angelou -- Kaffir boy: the true story of a Black youth's coming of age in apartheid South Africa - Mark Mathabane -- "King of the bingo game" - Ralph Ellison -- The merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare -- Native son - Richard Wright -- "The Negro speaks of rivers" - Langston Hughes -- Nisei daughter - Monica Sone -- A passage to India - E.M. Forester -- A raisin in the sun - Lorraine Hansberry -- Roll of thunder, hear my cry - Mildred D. Taylor -- A room of one's own - Virginia Woolf -- The souls of Black folk - W.E.B. Du Bois -- To kill a mockingbird - Harper Lee -- Uncle Tom's cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe -- A vindication of the rights of woman - Mary Wollstonecraft -- "What you pawn I will redeem" - Sherman Alexie -- Class and caste -- Disabilities, illness, and social stigma -- Ethnic cleansing, genocide, and exile -- Ethnicity -- Gender -- Religion -- Segregation -- Sexual orientation -- Slavery.
Summary Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.
Original Version Original: 2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Kushner, Tony. Angels in America (1993)
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.
Haley, Alex. Autobiography of Malcolm X.
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965. Autobiography of Malcolm X.
Chopin, Kate, 1851-1904. Awakening.
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000. Blacks.
Brown, Dee Alexander. Bury my heart at wounded knee.
Silko, Leslie Marmon, 1948- Ceremony.
Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple.
Paton, Alan. Cry, the beloved country.
Frank, Anne, 1929-1945. Achterhuis. English.
O'Connor, Flannery. Everything that rises must converge.
Houston, James D. Farewell to Manzanar.
Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki. Farewell to Manzanar.
Keyes, Daniel. Flowers for Algernon.
Levi, Primo. Good day.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Heart of darkness.
Cisneros, Sandra. House on Mango Street.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.tI have a dream.
Angelou, Maya. I know why the caged bird sings.
Mathabane, Mark. Kaffir boy.
Ellison, Ralph. King of the bingo game.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Native son.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Negro speaks of rivers.
Sone, Monica Itoi, 1919- Nisei daughter.
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Passage to India.
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. Raisin in the sun.
Taylor, Mildred D. Rolling thunder, hear my cry.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Room of one's own.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. Souls of Black folk.
Lee, Harper. To kill a mockingbird.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin.
Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797. Vindication of the rights of woman.
Alexie, Sherman, 1966- What you pawn I will redeem.
Race in literature.
Prejudices in literature.
Social conflict in literature.
Genocide in literature.
Ethnicity in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Religion in literature.
Segregation in literature.
Sexual orientation in literature.
Slavery in literature.
Added Author Hacht, Anne Marie, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414418872 (electronic book)
1414418876 (electronic book)
9781414402759 (set : alk. paper)
1414402759 (set : alk. paper)
9781414402741 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
1414402740 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
9781414402840 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
1414402848 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
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