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Title Novels for students. Volume 13 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, [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 Absalom, Absalom! - William Faulkner -- All the king's men - Robert Penn Warren -- Brideshead revisited - Evelyn Waugh -- The death of the heart - Elizabeth Bowen -- The kitchen god's wife - Amy Tan -- The member of the wedding - Carson McCullers -- Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe -- Nectar in a sieve - Kamala Markandaya -- The optimist's daughter - Eudora Welty -- The remains of the day -- Kazuo Ishiguro -- Snow falling on cedars - David Guterson -- Surfacing - Margaret Atwood -- The sweet hereafter - Russell Banks -- Vanity Fair - William Thackeray -- The wonderful wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum.
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: xix, 361 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Absalom, Absalom!
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. All the king's men.
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966. Brideshead revisited.
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973. Death of the heart.
Tan, Amy. Kitchen god's wife.
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967. Member of the wedding.
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders.
Markandaya, Kamala, 1924-2004. Nectar in a sieve.
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. Optimist's daughter.
Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954- Remains of the day.
Guterson, David. Snow falling on cedars.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Surfacing.
Banks, Russell, 1940- Sweet hereafter.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. Vanity fair.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Thomason, Elizabeth, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414428062 (electronic book)
1414428065 (electronic book)
9780787648961
0787648965
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