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Title Novels for students. Volume 18 : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / David Galens, project editor ; forward by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 333 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
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
Notes Each entry Includes concise synopses of plot, characters and themes, a brief author biography, discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism
Guest forward "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Title from website (viewed Dec. 2, 2008)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Allende, Isabel. Hija de la fortuna. English
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Sense and sensibility.
Borland, Hal, 1900-1978. When the legends die
Cormier, Robert. I am the cheese
Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754. History of Tom Jones.
Japrisot, Sébastien, 1931-2003. Long dimanche de fiançailles. English
Kundera, Milan. Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí. English
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Sons and lovers.
Murdoch, Iris. Under the net.
Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011. Long and happy life
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912. Dracula.
Swift, Graham, 1949- Waterland
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938. Look homeward, angel.
Dracula (Stoker, Bram)
Hija de la fortuna (Allende, Isabel)
History of Tom Jones (Fielding, Henry)
Long dimanche de fiançailles (Japrisot, Sébastien)
Look homeward, angel (Wolfe, Thomas)
Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí (Kundera, Milan)
Sense and sensibility (Austen, Jane)
Sons and lovers (Lawrence, D.H.)
Under the net (Murdoch, Iris)
Waterland (Swift, Graham)
American fiction -- 18th century.
American fiction -- 19th century.
American fiction -- 20th century.
English fiction -- 19th century.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Fiction -- 19th century.
Fiction -- 20th century.
Literature -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
English fiction.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Fiction.
Literature.
United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Galens, David.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN 0787660302
0787692840
9780787660307
9780787692841