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Title Novels for students. Volume 19 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / Jennifer Smith, project editor ; forward by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2004.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest forward "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood -- Babbitt - Sinclair Lewis -- The count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas -- Darkness at noon - Arthur Koestler -- Death comes for the archbishop - Willa Cather -- East of Eden - John Steinbeck -- Far from the madding crowd - Thomas Hardy -- Farewell my concubine - Lilian Lee -- Memoirs of a geisha - Arthur Golden -- The protrait of a lady - Henry James -- Tender is the night - F. Scott Fitzgerald -- White fang - Jack London -- Wide Sargasso sea - Jean Rhys.
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: xxi, 353 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951.
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870.
Koestler, Arthur, 1905-
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Lee, Lillian.
Golden, Arthur, 1957-
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940.
London, Jack, 1876-1916.
Rhys, Jean.
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.
American fiction -- 18th century.
English fiction -- 19th century.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Smith, Jennifer.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787693466 (electronic book)
0787693464 (electronic book)
9780787669423
0787669423
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