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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.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2005.
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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.
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, 324 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
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. Phantom of the opera.
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.
Added Author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Sisler, Timothy, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787694166 (electronic book)
0787694169 (electronic book)
9780787669430
0787669431
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