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Title Novels for students. Volume 11 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2001.

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 381 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 age of innocence / Edith Wharton -- Appointment in Samarra / John O'Hara -- Bastard out of Carolina / Dorothy Allison -- Betsey Brown / Ntozake Shange -- Body and soul / Frank Conroy -- Cane / Jean Toomer -- The clan of the cave bear / Jean Auel -- The crazy horse electric game / Chris Crutcher -- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Robert Louis Stevenson -- The grass dancer / Susan Power -- Less than zero / Bret Easton Ellis -- The return of the native / Thomas Hardy -- A room with a view / E.M. Forster -- The stone angel / Margaret Laurence -- Watership down / Richard Adams.
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 Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Age of innocence.
O'Hara, John, 1905-1970. Appointment in Samarra.
Allison, Dorothy. Bastard out of Carolina.
Shange, Ntozake. Betsey Brown.
Conroy, Frank, 1936-2005. Body and soul.
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967. Cane.
Auel, Jean M. Clan of the cave bear.
Crutcher, Chris. Crazy horse electric game.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Power, Susan, 1961- Grass dancer.
Ellis, Bret Easton. Less than zero.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Return of the native.
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Room with a view.
Laurence, Margaret. Stone Angel.
Adams, Richard, 1920- Watership down.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Thomason, Elizabeth, editor.
Gale (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: Novels for studnets, Volume 11. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2001 9780787648947
ISBN 9781414428048 (electronic book)
1414428049 (electronic book)
9780787648947
0787648949

 
    
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