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Novels for students. Volume 8 : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels

Author: William FaulknerMiguel de Cervantes SaavedraJ G BallardJ R R TolkienOctavia E ButlerAll authors
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Gale Group, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English
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Contains entries that provide information about fifteen novels, each with an introduction to the novel and its author; a plot summary; descriptions of characters; analysis of themes; an explanation of literary techniques and movements; a historical context essay; a look at media adaptations; and reading suggestions.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Faulkner; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; J G Ballard; J R R Tolkien; Octavia E Butler; Mikhail Bulgakov; Carlos Fuentes; Jack Kerouac; Theodore Dreier; Toni Morrison; Agatha Christie; Joyce Carol Oates; Virginia Woolf; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Jack London; J G Ballard; Mikhail Bulgakov; Octavia E Butler; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Agatha Christie; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Theodore Dreier; William Faulkner; Carlos Fuentes; Jack Kerouac; Jack London; Toni Morrison; Joyce Carol Oates; J R R Tolkien; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Faulkner; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; J G Ballard; J R R Tolkien; Octavia E Butler; Mikhail Bulgakov; Carlos Fuentes; Jack Kerouac; Theodore Dreier; Toni Morrison; Agatha Christie; Joyce Carol Oates; Virginia Woolf; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Jack London
ISBN: 0787638277 : 9780787638276
OCLC Number: 43763105
Notes: Glossary of Literary Terms pg. 307-317; Cumulative Author/Title Index pg. 319-321; Cumulative Nationality/Ethnicity Index pg 323-325; Subject/Theme Index pg 327-332.
Description: 332 p. : ill., ports., photographs ; 29 cm.
Contents: As I lay dying / William Faulkner --
The brothers Karamazov / Fedor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky --
The call of the wild / Jack London --
Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra --
Empire of the sun / J.G. Ballard --
The hobbit / J.R.R. Tolkien --
Kindred / Octavia Butler --
The master and Margarita / Mikhail Bulgakov --
The old gringo / Carlos Fuentes --
On the road / Jack Kerouac --
Sister Carrie / Theodore Dreiser --
Song of Solomon / Toni Morrison --
Ten little Indians / Agatha Christie --
them / Joyce Carol Oates --
To the lighthouse / Virginia Woolf.
Responsibility: Marie Rose Napierkowski and Deborah A. Stanley, eds.

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Contains entries that provide information about fifteen novels, each with an introduction to the novel and its author; a plot summary; descriptions of characters; analysis of themes; an explanation of literary techniques and movements; a historical context essay; a look at media adaptations; and reading suggestions.

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