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Title Novels for students. Volume 7 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Deborah A. Stanley, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c1999.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 324 p.) : ill., photos.
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 accidental tourist / Anne Tyler -- Alice's adventures in wonderland / Lewis Carroll -- The Caine mutiny / Herman Wouk -- Candide / Voltaire -- Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe / Fannie Flagg -- The grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck -- The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy / Douglas Adams -- Kitchen / Banana Yoshimoto -- A lesson before dying / Ernest J. Gaines -- Mama Day / Gloria Naylor -- Moby-dick / Herman Melville -- Native son / Richard Wright -- 1984 / George Orwell -- A portrait of the artist as a young man / James Joyce -- The trial / Franz Kafka.
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 Tyler, Anne. Accidental tourist.
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Alice's adventures in Wonderland.
Wouk, Herman, 1915- Caine mutiny.
Voltaire, 1694-1778. Candide.
Flagg, Fannie. Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Grapes of wrath.
Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001. Hitch-hiker's guide to the galaxy.
Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964- Kitchin. English.
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Lesson before dying.
Naylor, Gloria. Mama Day.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Native son.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Nineteen eighty-four.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Portrait of the artist as a young man.
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924. Prozess. 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 Stanley, Deborah A., editor.
Gale Group.
Other Form: Print version: Novels for studnets, Volume 7. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c1999 9780787638269
ISBN 9781414428000 (electronic book)
1414428006 (electronic book)
9780787638269
0787638269

 
    
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