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Title Novels for students. Volume 14 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Jennifer Smith, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, [2002]
©2002
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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 Cat's eye - Margaret Atwood -- For whom the bell tolls - Ernest Hemingway -- Hatter Fox - Marilyn Harris -- Herzog - Saul Bellow -- Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert -- Margret Howth - Rebecca Harding Davis -- Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens -- Persuasion - Jane Austen -- The pigman - Paul Zindel -- A prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving -- Ship of fools - Katherine Anne Porter -- Sula - Toni Morrison -- The three musketeers - Alexandre Dumas -- USA - John Dos Passos -- The wrestling match - Buchi Emecheta.
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: xxi, 362 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Cat's eye.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. For whom the bell tolls.
Harris, Marilyn, 1931- Hatter Fox.
Bellow, Saul. Herzog.
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Madame Bovary.
Davis, Rebecca Harding, 1831-1910. Margret Howth.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Oliver Twist.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Persuasion.
Zindel, Paul. Pigman.
Irving, John, 1942- Prayer for Owen Meany.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Ship of fools.
Morrison, Toni. Sula.
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870. Trois mousquetaires. English.
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. U.S.A.
Emecheta, Buchi. Wreslting match.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Smith, Jennifer, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428079 (electronic book)
1414428073 (electronic book)
9780787648978
0787648973
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