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Title Novels for students. Volume 25 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Ira Mark Milne, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 332 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents The amazing adventures of Kavalier and 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 Mṟing -- Independence day / Richard Ford -- No-no boy / John Okada -- Stones from the river / Ursula Hegi -- Waiting / Ha Jin
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 foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. Good earth
Chabon, Michael. Amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. Deerslayer.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. David Copperfield.
Ford, Richard, 1944- Independence day
Frazier, Charles, 1950- Cold Mountain.
Hegi, Ursula. Stones from the river
Jin, Ha, 1956- Waiting
Mṟing, Marcel. In Babylon
Okada, John. No-no boy
Roth, Philip. American pastoral.
Russo, Richard, 1949- Empire Falls
American pastoral (Roth, Philip)
Cold Mountain (Frazier, Charles)
David Copperfield (Dickens, Charles)
Deerslayer (Cooper, James Fenimore)
Good earth (Buck, Pearl S.)
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Literature -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Fiction.
Literature.
United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Milne, Ira Mark.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN 1414429320
9781414429328