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Novels for students. Volume 23 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels

Author: Sara Constantakis; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, ©2006.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Novels for students. Volume 23.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, ©2006
(DLC) 98657758
(OCoLC)37138729
Named Person: Alice McDermott; Michael Ondaatje; Thomas Pynchon; Anita Brookner; Michael Cunningham; Joanne Greenberg; Imre Kertész; George Eliot; Salman Rushdie; Thu Hương Dương; W Somerset Maugham; Carol Shields; William J Lederer; Eugene Burdick; James Welch
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Constantakis; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 9781414410531 1414410530 9780787669461 0787669466
OCLC Number: 276878050
Notes: Title from website (viewed Dec. 2, 2008).
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
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.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 355 pages) : illustrations, photographs.
Contents: Charming Billy / Alice McDermott --
The English patient / Michael Ondaatje --
Gravity's rainbow / Thomas Pynchon --
Hotel du lac / Anita Brookner --
The hours / Michael Cunningham --
I never promised you a rose garden / Joanne Greenberg --
Kaddish for a child not born / Imre Kertesz --
Middlemarch / George Eliot --
Midnight's children / Salman Rushdie --
Paradise of the blind / Duong Thu Huong --
The razor's edge / W. Somerset Maugham --
The stone diaries / Carol Shields --
The ugly American / William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick --
Winter in the blood / James Welch.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Sara Constantakis, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

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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.

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