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

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c1997.
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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.
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- Catcher in the rye.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920- Fahrenheit 451.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Farewell to arms.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
Tan, Amy. Joy luck club.
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1928- Amor en los tiempos del colera. 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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