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Title Novels for students. Volume 6 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Marie Rose Napierkowski and Deborah A. Stanley, editors.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, [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 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.
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: xix, 366 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
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 espíritus. English.
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. Jungle.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- Left hand of darkness.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Old man and the sea.
Solzhenit︠s︡yn, Aleksandr Isaevich, 1918-2008. Odin den' Ivana Denisovicha. English.
Doctorow, E. L., 1931- Ragtime.
Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Siddhartha.
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960. Étranger. English.
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.
Added Author Napierkowski, Marie Rose, editor.
Stanley, Deborah A., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414427997 (electronic book)
1414427999 (electronic book)
9780787621162
0787621161
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