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Title Novels for students. Volume 1 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Diane Telgen, editor.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [1997]
©1997
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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 adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain -- The bell jar - Sylvia Plath -- Black Boy - Richard Wright -- The bluest eye - Toni Morrison -- Catch-22 - Joseph Heller -- The catcher in the rye - J.D. Salinger -- Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury -- A farewell to arms - Ernest Hemingway -- Frankenstein - Mary Shelley -- The joy luck club - Amy Tan -- Love in the time of cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Of mice and men - John Steinbeck -- Ordinary people - Judith Guest -- Pride and prejudice - Jane Austen -- The scarlet letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne.
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, 350 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Plath, Sylvia. Bell jar.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Black boy.
Morrison, Toni. Bluest eye.
Heller, Joseph. Catch-22.
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010. Catcher in the rye.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012. Fahrenheit 451.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Farewell to arms.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
Tan, Amy. Joy luck club.
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014. Amor en los tiempos del cólera. English.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Of mice and men.
Guest, Judith. Ordinary people.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Pride and prejudice.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Scarlet letter.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Telgen, Diane, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414427942 (electronic book)
1414427948 (electronic book)
9780787616861
0787616869
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