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Title Novels for students. Volume 24 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Ira Mark Milne, project editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 330 p.) : ill., photos.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Hulme, Keri. Bone people.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Bridge of San Luis Ray.
Lurie, Alison. Foreign affairs.
Blume, Judy. Forever.
Robinson, Marilynne. Gilead.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Light in August.
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963. Lion, the witch, and the wardrobe.
Eugenides, Jeffrey. Middlesex.
Kingsolver, Barbara. Poisonwood bible.
Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Steppenwolf.
Updike, John. Toward the end of time.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- We were the Mulvaneys.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Contents The bone people / Keri Hulme -- The bridge of San Luis Ray / Thornton Wilder -- Foreign affairs / Alison Lurie -- Forever ... / Judy Blume -- Gilead / Marilynne Robinson -- Light in August / William Faulkner -- The lion, the witch and the wardrobe / C.S. Lewis -- Middlesex / Jeffrey Eugenides -- The poisonwood bible / Barbara Kingsolver -- Steppenwolf / Hermann Hesse -- Toward the end of time / John Updike -- We were the Mulvaneys / Joyce Carol Oates.
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.
Other Author Milne, Ira Mark, editor.
Gale Group.
Other Title Print version: Novels for students, Volume 24. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2007 9780787669478