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Title Novels for students. Volume 18 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / David Galens, project editor ; forward by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2003.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest forward "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Daughter of fortune - Isabel Allende -- Dracula - Bram Stoker -- I am the cheese - Robert Cormier -- A long and happy life - Reynolds Price -- Look homeward, angel - Thomas Wolfe -- Sense and sensibility - Jane Austen -- Sons and lovers - D.H. Lawrence -- Tom Jones - Henry Fielding -- The unbearable lightness of being - Milan Kundera -- Under the net - Iris Murdoch -- A very long engagement - Sebastien Japrisot -- Waterland - Graham Swift -- When the legends die - Hal Borland.
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: xix, 333 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject Allende, Isabel.
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.
Cormier, Robert.
Price, Reynolds, 1933-
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930.
Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754.
Kundera, Milan.
Murdoch, Iris.
Japrisot, SĖŒbastien, 1931-
Swift, Graham, 1949-
Borland, Hal, 1900-1978.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- 20th century.
Fiction -- 19th century.
American fiction -- 20th century.
American fiction -- 19th century.
American fiction -- 18th century.
English fiction -- 19th century.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Galens, David.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787692841 (electronic book)
0787692840 (electronic book)
9780787660307
0787660302
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