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Title Novels for students. Volume 20 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / Ira Mark Milne and Timothy Sisler, project editors; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2005]
©2005
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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 A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court - Mark Twain -- Hard times - Charles Dickens -- The house of the seven gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The hunchback of Notre Dame - Victor Hugo -- Maggie : a girl of the streets - Stephen Crane -- The phantom of the opera - Gaston Leroux -- The picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde -- Silas Marner - George Eliot -- Summer - Edith Wharton -- This side of paradise - F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Treasure island - Robert Louis Stevenson -- The war of the worlds - H.G. Wells -- The wind in the willows - Kenneth Grahame.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: xix, 324 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Hard times.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. House of the seven gables.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Hunchback of Notre Dame. English.
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900. Maggie, a girl of the streets.
Leroux, Gaston, 1868-1927. Fantôme de l'Opéra. English.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Picture of Dorian Gray.
Eliot, George, 1819-1880. Silas Marner.
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Summer.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. This side of paradise.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Treasure Island.
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. War of the worlds.
Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932. Wind in the willows.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- 20th century.
Fiction -- 19th century.
American fiction -- 20th century.
American fiction -- 19th century.
English fiction -- 19th century.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Added Author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Sisler, Timothy, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787694166 (electronic book)
0787694169 (electronic book)
9780787669430
0787669431
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