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Title Novels for students. Volume 22 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Sara Constantakis and Ira Mark Milne, project editors ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2006]
©2006
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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 autobiography of an ex-coloured man - James Weldon Johnson -- Black Beauty - Anna Sewell -- The damnation of Theron Ware - Harold Frederic -- Dandelion wine - Ray Bradbury -- A death in the family - James Agee -- Elmer Gantry - Sinclair Lewis -- The God of small things - Arundhati Roy -- The name of the rose - Umberto Eco -- The prime of Miss Jean Brodie - Muriel Spark -- The satanic verses - Salman Rushdie -- Sophie's choice - William Styron -- The woman in the dunes - Kobo Abe.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: xix, 344 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. Autobiography of an ex-coloured man.
Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878. Black Beauty.
Frederic, Harold, 1856-1898. Damnation of Theron Ware.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012. Dandelion wine.
Agee, James, 1909-1955. Death in the family.
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Elmer Gantry.
Roy, Arundhati. God of small things.
Eco, Umberto. Nome della rosa. English.
Spark, Muriel. Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
Rushdie, Salman. Satanic verses.
Styron, William, 1925-2006. Sophie's choice.
Abe, Kōbō, 1924-1993. Suna no onna. English.
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.
Constantakis, Sara, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414405704 (electronic book)
1414405707 (electronic book)
9780787669454
0787669458
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