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Title Novels for students. Volume 5 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Sheryl Ciccarelli, Marie Rose Napierkowski, editors.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [1999]
©1999
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman - Ernest J. Gaines -- The bean trees - Barbara Kingsolver -- The color purple - Alice Walker -- Do androids dream of electric sheep? - Philip K. Dick -- Ender's game - Orson Scott Card -- Ethan Frome - Edith Wharton -- Giants in the earth - O.E. Rolvaag -- How the Garcia girls lost their accents - Julia Alvarez -- Like water for chocolate - Laura Esquivel -- Love medicine - Louise Erdrich -- Les miserables - Victor Hugo -- One hundred years of solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- The outsiders - S.E. Hinton -- The pearl - John Steinbeck -- The sun also rises - Ernest Hemingway -- A tale of two cities - Charles Dickens.
Access For reference use only; cannot be checked out.
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.
Original Version Original: xx, 395 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.
Kingsolver, Barbara. Bean trees.
Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple.
Dick, Philip K. Do androids dream of electric sheep?
Card, Orson Scott. Ender's game.
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Ethan Frome.
Rølvaag, O. E. (Ole Edvart), 1876-1931. I de dage. English.
Alvarez, Julia. How the Garcia girls lost their accents.
Esquivel, Laura, 1950- Como agua para chocolate. English.
Erdrich, Louise. Love medicine.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables.
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014. Cien años de soledad. English.
Hinton, S. E. Outsiders.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Pearl.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Sun also rises.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Tale of two cities.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Ciccarelli, Sheryl, editor.
Napierkowski, Marie Rose, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414427980 (electronic book)
1414427980 (electronic book)
9780787621155
0787621153
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