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Title Novels for students. Volume 8 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Marie Rose Napierkowski and Deborah A. Stanley, editors.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, [2000]
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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 As I lay dying - William Faulkner -- The brothers Karamazov - Fedor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky -- The call of the wild - Jack London -- Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra -- Empire of the sun - J.G. Ballard -- The hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien -- Kindred - Octavia Butler -- The master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov -- The old gringo - Carlos Fuentes -- On the road - Jack Kerouac -- Sister Carrie - Theodore Dreiser -- Song of Solomon - Toni Morrison -- Ten little Indians - Agatha Christie -- them - Joyce Carol Oates -- To the lighthouse - Virginia Woolf.
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, 332 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. As I lay dying.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881. Bratia Karamazovy. English.
London, Jack, 1876-1916. Call of the wild.
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote.
Ballard, J. G., 1930-2009. Empire of the sun.
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Hobbit.
Butler, Octavia E. Kindred.
Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich, 1891-1940. Master i Margarita. English.
Fuentes, Carlos. Gringo viejo. English.
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969. On the road.
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. Sister Carrie.
Morrison, Toni. Song of Solomon.
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. And then there were none.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- them.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. To the lighthouse.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Napierkowski, Marie Rose, editor.
Stanley, Deborah A., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428017 (electronic book)
1414428014 (electronic book)
9780787638276
0787638277
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