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Title Novels for students. Volume 24 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Ira Mark Milne, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2007.
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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 bone people - Keri Hulme -- The bridge of San Luis Ray - Thornton Wilder -- Foreign affairs - Alison Lurie -- Forever ... - Judy Blume -- Gilead - Marilynne Robinson -- Light in August - William Faulkner -- The lion, the witch and the wardrobe - C.S. Lewis -- Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides -- The poisonwood bible - Barbara Kingsolver -- Steppenwolf - Hermann Hesse -- Toward the end of time - John Updike -- We were the Mulvaneys - Joyce Carol Oates.
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, 330 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Hulme, Keri. Bone people.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Bridge of San Luis Ray.
Lurie, Alison. Foreign affairs.
Blume, Judy. Forever.
Robinson, Marilynne. Gilead.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Light in August.
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963. Lion, the witch, and the wardrobe.
Eugenides, Jeffrey. Middlesex.
Kingsolver, Barbara. Poisonwood bible.
Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Steppenwolf.
Updike, John. Toward the end of time.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- We were the Mulvaneys.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414410548 (electronic book)
1414410549 (electronic book)
9780787669478
0787669474
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