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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.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2002.
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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.
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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