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Title Novels for students. Volume 7 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Deborah A. Stanley, editor.

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 accidental tourist - Anne Tyler -- Alice's adventures in wonderland - Lewis Carroll -- The Caine mutiny - Herman Wouk -- Candide - Voltaire -- Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe - Fannie Flagg -- The grapes of wrath - John Steinbeck -- The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy - Douglas Adams -- Kitchen - Banana Yoshimoto -- A lesson before dying - Ernest J. Gaines -- Mama Day - Gloria Naylor -- Moby-dick - Herman Melville -- Native son - Richard Wright -- 1984 - George Orwell -- A portrait of the artist as a young man - James Joyce -- The trial - Franz Kafka.
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: xviii, 324 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Tyler, Anne. Accidental tourist.
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Alice's adventures in Wonderland.
Wouk, Herman, 1915- Caine mutiny.
Voltaire, 1694-1778. Candide.
Flagg, Fannie. Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Grapes of wrath.
Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001. Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy (Radio plays)
Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964- Kitchin. English.
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Lesson before dying.
Naylor, Gloria. Mama Day.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Native son.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Nineteen eighty-four.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Portrait of the artist as a young man.
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924. Prozess. English.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Stanley, Deborah A., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428000 (electronic book)
1414428006 (electronic book)
9780787638269
0787638269
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