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Title Novels for students. Volume 23 : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Sara Constantakis, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xix, 355 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 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.
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 Constantakis, Sara, editor.
Gale Group.
Subject McDermott, Alice. Charming Billy.
Ondaatje, Michael, 1943- English patient.
Pynchon, Thomas. Gravity's rainbow.
Brookner, Anita. Hotel du lac.
Cunningham, Michael, 1952- Hours.
Green, Hannah, 1932- I never promised you a rose garden.
Kertész, Imre, 1929-2016. Kaddis a meg nem született gyermekért. English.
Eliot, George, 1819-1880. Middlemarch.
Rushdie, Salman. Midnight's children.
Dương, Thu Hương. Những thiên đường mù. English.
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965. Razor's edge.
Shields, Carol. Stone diaries.
Lederer, William J., 1912-2009. Ugly American.
Burdick, Eugene. Ugly American.
Welch, James, 1940-2003. Winter in the blood.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781414410531 (electronic book)
1414410530 (electronic book)