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Title Novels for students. Volume 25 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Ira Mark Milne, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2007.


Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Contents The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay - Michael Chabon -- American pastoral - Philip Roth -- Cold mountain - Charles Frazier -- David Copperfield - Charles Dickens -- The deerslayer - James Fenimore Cooper -- Empire Falls - Richard Russo -- The good earth - Pearl S. Buck -- In Babylon - Marcel Ming -- Independence day - Richard Ford -- No-no boy - John Okada -- Stones from the river - Ursula Hegi -- Waiting - Ha Jin.
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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, 332 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Chabon, Michael. Amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay.
Roth, Philip, 1930-2002 American pastoral.
Frazier, Charles, 1950- Cold Mountain.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. David Copperfield.
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. Deerslayer.
Russo, Richard, 1949- Empire Falls.
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. Good earth.
Ming, Marcel. In Babylon.
Ford, Richard, 1944- Independence day.
Okada, John. No-no boy.
Hegi, Ursula. Stones from the river.
Jin, Ha, 1956- Waiting.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Milne, Ira Mark.
ISBN 9780787686826

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