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Novels for students. : Volume 9 presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels

Author: Deborah A Stanley; Ira Mark Milne
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, ©2000.
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 9.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2000
(DLC) 98657758
(OCoLC)37138729
Named Person: Ursula K Le Guin; Herman Melville; James Dickey; Bernard Malamud; Margaret Mitchell; Julia Alvarez; James Fenimore Cooper; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Nevil Shute; Isak Dinesen; Niccolò Machiavelli; Daniel Defoe; Alex Haley; Rita Mae Brown; S E Hinton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah A Stanley; Ira Mark Milne
ISBN: 9781414428024 1414428022
OCLC Number: 297116377
Notes: Title from website (viewed Jan. 5, 2009).
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 (xviii, 326 p.) : ill., photos.
Contents: Always coming home / Ursula K. Le Guin --
Billy Budd, sailor: an inside narrative / Herman Melville --
Deliverance / James Dickey --
The fixer / Bernard Malamud --
Gone with the wind / Margaret Mitchell --
In the time of the butterflies / Julia Alvarez --
The last of the Mohicans / James Fenimore Cooper --
Lolita / Vladimir Nabokov --
On the beach / Nevil Shute --
Out of Africa / Isak Dinesen --
The prince / Niccolo Machiavelli --
Robinson Crusoe / Daniel Defoe --
Roots: the story of an American family / Alex Haley --
Rubyfruit jungle / Rita Mae Brown --
Tex / S.E. Hinton.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Deborah A. Stanley and Ira Mark Milne, editors ; 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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