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Title Novels for students. Volume 2 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Diane Telgen, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c1997.


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 350 p.) : ill., photos.
Series Gale eBooks
Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The chocolate war / Robert Cormier -- Dinner at the homesick restaurant / Anne Tyler -- Flowers for Algernon / Daniel Keyes -- The great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad -- The house on Mango Street / Sandra Cisneros -- I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou -- Invisible man / Ralph Ellison -- Lord of the flies / William Golding -- My Antonia / Willa Cather -- One flew over the cuckoo's nest / Ken Kesey -- A separate peace / John Knowles -- Things fall apart / Chinua Achebe -- To kill a mockingbird -- Harper Lee -- Wuthering Heights / Emily Bronte.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Cormier, Robert. Chocolate war.
Tyler, Anne. Dinner at the homesick restaurant.
Keyes, Daniel. Flowers for Algernon.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Great Gatsby.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Heart of darkness.
Cisneros, Sandra. House on Mango Street.
Angelou, Maya. I know why the caged bird sings.
Ellison, Ralph. Invisible man.
Golding, William, 1911-1993. Lord of the flies.
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. My Antonia.
Kesey, Ken. One flew over the cuckoo's nest.
Knowles, John, 1926-2001. Separate peace.
Achebe, Chinua. Things fall apart.
Lee, Harper. To kill a mockingbird.
Bronte, Emily, 1818-1848. Wuthering Heights.
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 (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: Novels for studnets, Volume 2. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c1997 9780787616878
ISBN 9781414427959 (electronic book)
1414427956 (electronic book)

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