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Title Novels for students. Volume 12 [Gale EBooks 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, [2001]
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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 ambassadors - Henry James -- Animal dreams - Barbara Kingsolver -- Bless me, Ultima - Rudolfo Anaya -- The bride price - Buchi Emecheta -- The edible woman - Margaret Atwood -- Little women - Louisa May Alcott -- Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf -- The octopus - Frank Norris -- The painted bird - Jerzy Kosinski -- Pilgrims in Aztlan - Miguel Mendez -- Rabbit, run - John Updike -- Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier -- The slave dancer - Paula Fox -- Too late the phalarope - Alan Paton -- The world according to Garp - John Irving.
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, 375 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject James, Henry, 1843-1916. Ambassadors.
Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal dreams.
Anaya, Rudolfo A. Bless me, Ultima.
Emecheta, Buchi. Bride price.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Edible woman.
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Little women.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Mrs. Dalloway.
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902. Octopus.
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991. Painted bird.
Méndez M., Miguel. Peregrinos de Aztlán. English.
Updike, John. Rabbit, run.
Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989. Rebecca.
Fox, Paula. Slave dancer.
Paton, Alan. Too late the phalarope.
Irving, John, 1942- World according to Garp.
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 9781414428055 (electronic book)
1414428057 (electronic book)
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