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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.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c1999.
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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.
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 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. √Čtranger. 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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