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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.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2001.
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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.
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.
Mendez M., Miguel. Peregrinos de Aztlan. English.
Updike, John. Rabbit, run.
Du Maurier, Daphne, Dame, 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)
9780787648954
0787648957
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