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Title Novels for students. Volume 22 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Sara Constantakis and Ira Mark Milne, project editors ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2006]


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Physical description 1 online resource (xix, 344 pages) : illustrations, photographs.
Series Gale virtual reference library.
Gale virtual reference library.
Notes "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The autobiography of an ex-coloured man / James Weldon Johnson -- Black Beauty / Anna Sewell -- The damnation of Theron Ware / Harold Frederic -- Dandelion wine / Ray Bradbury -- A death in the family / James Agee -- Elmer Gantry / Sinclair Lewis -- The God of small things / Arundhati Roy -- The name of the rose / Umberto Eco -- The prime of Miss Jean Brodie / Muriel Spark -- The satanic verses / Salman Rushdie -- Sophie's choice / William Styron -- The woman in the dunes / Kobo Abe.
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 Description based on print version record.
Other author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Constantakis, Sara, editor.
Gale Group.
Subject Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. Autobiography of an ex-colored man.
Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878. Black Beauty.
Frederic, Harold, 1856-1898. Damnation of Theron Ware.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012. Dandelion wine.
Agee, James, 1909-1955. Death in the family.
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Elmer Gantry.
Roy, Arundhati. God of small things.
Eco, Umberto. Nome della rosa. English.
Spark, Muriel. Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
Rushdie, Salman. Satanic verses.
Styron, William, 1925-2006. Sophie's choice.
Abe, Kōbō, 1924-1993. Suna no onna. English.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781414405704 (electronic book)
1414405707 (electronic book)