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書名 Novels for students. Volume 5 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and crticism on commonly studied novels / Sheryl Ciccarelli, Marie Rose Napierkowski, editors
出版項 Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c1999
國際標準書號 9781414427980 (electronic book)
1414427980 (electronic book)
book jacket
說明 Gale
系列 Gale virtual reference library
附註 "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
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
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web
Original: xx, 395 p. : ill., photos. ; 29 cm
Mode of access: Internet
主題 Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Kingsolver, Barbara. Bean trees
Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple
Dick, Philip K. Do androids dream of electric sheep?
Card, Orson Scott. Ender's game
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Ethan Frome
Rolvaag, O. E. (Ole Edvart), 1876-1931. Giants in the earth
Alvarez, Julia. How the Garcia girls lost their accents
Esquivel, Laura, 1950- Como agua para chocolate. English
Erdrich, Louise. Love medicine
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Miserables
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1928- Cien anos de soledad. English
Hinton, S. E. Outsiders
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Pearl
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Sun also rises
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Tale of two cities
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Fiction -- History and criticism
Literature -- History and criticism
Alt Author Ciccarelli, Sheryl, editor
Napierkowski, Marie Rose, editor
Gale Group
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