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Title Novels for students. Volume 17 : 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 (xx, 326 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents An American tragedy / Theodore Dreiser -- The big sleep / Raymond Chandler -- Death in Venice / Thomas Mann -- The lone ranger and tonto fistfight in heaven / Sherman Alexie -- The mambo kings play songs of love / Oscar Hijuelos -- The mill on the floss / George Eliot -- The red pony / John Steinbeck -- Schindler's list / Thomas Keneally -- Scoop / Evelyn Waugh -- Smilla's sense of snow / Peter Hoeg -- Soul catcher / Frank Herbert -- The time machine / H.G. Wells -- The tree of red stars / Tessa Bridal -- What looks like crazy on an ordinary day / Pearl Cleage
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 Alexie, Sherman, 1966- Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven
Bridal, Tessa, 1947- Tree of red stars
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. Big sleep.
Cleage, Pearl. What looks like crazy on an ordinary day
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. American tragedy.
Eliot, George, 1819-1880. Mill on the Floss.
Herbert, Frank. Soul catcher
Hijuelos, Oscar. Mambo kings play songs of love
Høeg, Peter, 1957- Frøken Smillas fornemmelse for sne. English
Keneally, Thomas. Schindler's list.
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Tod in Venedig. English.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Red pony.
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966. Scoop
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Time machine.
American tragedy (Dreiser, Theodore)
Big sleep (Chandler, Raymond)
Frøken Smillas fornemmelse for sne (Høeg, Peter)
Mambo Kings play songs of love (Hijuelos, Oscar)
Mill on the Floss (Eliot, George)
Red pony (Steinbeck, John)
Schindler's list (Keneally, Thomas)
Time machine (Wells, H.G.)
Tod in Venedig (Mann, Thomas)
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 0787660299
0787692832
9780787660291
9780787692834