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Novels for students. Volume 5 : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels

Author: Sheryl CiccarelliErnest J GainesBarbara KingsolverAlice WalkerPhilip K DickAll authors
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, ©1999.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Electronic book
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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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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Novels for studnets, Volume 5.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, ©1999
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryl Ciccarelli; Ernest J Gaines; Barbara Kingsolver; Alice Walker; Philip K Dick; Orson Scott Card; Edith Wharton; O E Rølvaag; Julia Alvarez; Laura Esquivel; Louise Erdrich; Victor Hugo; Gabriel García Márquez; S E Hinton; John Steinbeck; Ernest Hemingway; Charles Dickens; Marie Rose Napierkowski
ISBN: 9781414427980 1414427980
OCLC Number: 1007552239
Notes: "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 395 pages) : illustrations, photographs.
Contents: The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman / Ernest J. Gaines --
The bean trees / Barbara Kingsolver --
The color purple / Alice Walker --
Do androids dream of electric sheep? / Philip K. Dick --
Ender's game / Orson Scott Card --
Ethan Frome / Edith Wharton --
Giants in the earth / O.E. Rolvaag --
How the Garcia girls lost their accents / Julia Alvarez --
Like water for chocolate / Laura Esquivel --
Love medicine / Louise Erdrich --
Les miserables / Victor Hugo --
One hundred years of solitude / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
The outsiders / S.E. Hinton --
The pearl / John Steinbeck --
The sun also rises / Ernest Hemingway --
A tale of two cities / Charles Dickens.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Other Titles: Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.
Bean trees.
Color purple.
Do androids dream of electric sheep?
Ender's game.
Ethan Frome.
Giants in the earth.
How the Garcia girls lost their accents.
Como agua para chocolate. English.
Love medicine.
Miserables.
Cien anos de soledad. English.
Outsiders.
Pearl.
Sun also rises.
Tale of two cities.
Responsibility: Sheryl Ciccarelli, Marie Rose Napierkowski, editors.

Abstract:

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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