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Title Novels for students. Volume 21 : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels / Ira Mark Milne and Timothy Sisler, project editors ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 348 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Dusklands -- J.M. Coetzee -- Emma -- Jane Austen -- The French lieutenant's woman -- John Fowles -- I, Claudius -- Robert Graves -- The immoralist -- Andre Gide -- Juneteenth -- Ralph Ellison -- Kim -- Rudyard Kipling -- The Maltese falcon -- Dashiell Hammett -- Nausea -- Jean-Paul Sartre -- Parable of the sower -- Octavia Butler -- Tambourines to glory -- Langston Hughes -- The violent bear it away -- Flannery O'Connor
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
Title from website (viewed Dec. 2, 2008)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Emma.
Butler, Octavia E. Parable of the sower
Coetzee, J. M., 1940- Dusklands
Ellison, Ralph. Juneteenth
Fowles, John, 1926-2005. French lieutenant's woman.
Gide, André, 1869-1951. Immoraliste. English
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985. I, Claudius.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Maltese falcon.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Tambourines to glory
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Kim.
O'Connor, Flannery. Violent bear it away.
Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980. Nausée. English
Emma (Austen, Jane)
French lieutenant's woman (Fowles, John)
I, Claudius (Graves, Robert)
Immoraliste (Gide, André)
Kim (Kipling, Rudyard)
Maltese falcon (Hammett, Dashiell)
Nausée (Sartre, Jean-Paul)
Violent bear it away (O'Connor, Flannery)
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.
Sisler, Timothy J.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN 078766944X
1414405693
9780787669447
9781414405698