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Title Novels for students. Volume 21 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / Ira Mark Milne and Timothy Sisler, project editors ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2005.
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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 Dusklands - J.M. Coetzee -- Emma - Jane Austen -- The French lieutenant's woman - John Fowles -- I, Claudius - Robert Graves -- The immoralist - Andre Gide -- Juneteenth - Ralph Ellison -- Kim - Rudyard Kipling -- The Maltese falcon - Dashiell Hammett -- Nausea - Jean-Paul Sartre -- Parable of the sower - Octavia Butler -- Tambourines to glory - Langston Hughes -- The violent bear it away - Flannery O'Connor.
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, 348 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Coetzee, J. M., 1940- Dusklands.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Emma.
Fowles, John, 1926- French lieutenant's woman.
Graves, Robert, 1895- I, Claudius.
Gide, Andř, 1869-1951. Immoralist.
Ellison, Ralph. Juneteenth.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Kim.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Maltese falcon.
Sartre, Jean Paul, 1905- Nausea.
Butler, Octavia E. Parable of the sower.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Tambourines to glory.
O'Connor, Flannery. Violent bear it away.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Sisler, Timothy, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414405698 (electronic book)
1414405693 (electronic book)
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