The Resource Novels for students : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels, Volume 13, Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan, (electronic resource)

Novels for students : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels, Volume 13, Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan, (electronic resource)

Label
Novels for students : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels, Volume 13
Title
Novels for students
Title remainder
presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels
Title number
Volume 13
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
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
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiFhGG
Dewey number
809.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3385
LC item number
.N68
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomason, Elizabeth
  • Gale Group
Series statement
Gale virtual reference library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Faulkner, William
  • Warren, Robert Penn
  • Waugh, Evelyn
  • Bowen, Elizabeth
  • Tan, Amy
  • McCullers, Carson
  • Defoe, Daniel
  • Markandaya, Kamala
  • Welty, Eudora
  • Ishiguro, Kazuo
  • Guterson, David
  • Atwood, Margaret
  • Banks, Russell
  • Thackeray, William Makepeace
  • Baum, L. Frank
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Label
Novels for students : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels, Volume 13, Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/5GSR/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=inde80299
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "ISSN 1094-3552."
  • Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Plot Summary
  • Member of the Wedding
  • Carson McCullers
  • 122
  • Author Biography
  • 123
  • Plot Summary
  • 123
  • Characters
  • 124
  • Themes
  • 3
  • 126
  • Style
  • 127
  • Historical Context
  • 128
  • Critical Overview
  • 130
  • Criticism
  • 131
  • Moll Flanders
  • Characters
  • Daniel Defoe
  • 145
  • Author Biography
  • 145
  • Plot Summary
  • 146
  • Characters
  • 148
  • Themes
  • 151
  • 4
  • Style
  • 153
  • Historical Context
  • 154
  • Critical Overview
  • 155
  • Criticism
  • 157
  • Nectar in a Sieve
  • Kamala Markandaya
  • Themes
  • 170
  • Author Biography
  • 170
  • Plot Summary
  • 171
  • Characters
  • 172
  • Themes
  • 174
  • Style
  • 6
  • 175
  • Historical Context
  • 176
  • Critical Overview
  • 177
  • Criticism
  • 178
  • Optimist's Daughter
  • Eudora Welty
  • 192
  • Style
  • Author Biography
  • 193
  • Plot Summary
  • 193
  • Characters
  • 194
  • Themes
  • 197
  • Style
  • 198
  • 8
  • Historical Context
  • 199
  • Critical Overview
  • 200
  • Criticism
  • 201
  • Remains of the Day
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
  • 212
  • Author Biography
  • Historical Context
  • 212
  • Plot Summary
  • 213
  • Characters
  • 214
  • Themes
  • 216
  • Style
  • 217
  • Historical Context
  • 9
  • 218
  • Critical Overview
  • 220
  • Criticism
  • 221
  • Snow Falling on Cedars
  • David Guterson
  • 237
  • Author Biography
  • 238
  • Guest Foreword: "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature"
  • Critical Overview
  • Plot Summary
  • 238
  • Characters
  • 239
  • Themes
  • 242
  • Style
  • 244
  • Historical Context
  • 245
  • 11
  • Critical Overview
  • 246
  • Criticism
  • 247
  • Surfacing
  • Margaret Atwood
  • 254
  • Author Biography
  • 254
  • Plot Summary
  • Criticism
  • 255
  • Characters
  • 257
  • Themes
  • 259
  • Style
  • 260
  • Historical Context
  • 261
  • Critical Overview
  • 13
  • 262
  • Criticism
  • 264
  • Sweet Hereafter
  • Russell Banks
  • 267
  • Author Biography
  • 267
  • Plot Summary
  • 268
  • All the King's Men
  • Characters
  • 270
  • Themes
  • 273
  • Style
  • 274
  • Historical Context
  • 275
  • Critical Overview
  • 276
  • Robert Penn Warren
  • Criticism
  • 277
  • Vanity Fair
  • William Thackeray
  • 284
  • Author Biography
  • 285
  • Plot Summary
  • 285
  • Characters
  • 27
  • 288
  • Themes
  • 292
  • Style
  • 293
  • Historical Context
  • 295
  • Critical Overview
  • 296
  • Criticism
  • Author Biography
  • 297
  • Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • L. Frank Baum
  • 309
  • Author Biography
  • 310
  • Plot Summary
  • 310
  • Characters
  • 311
  • 28
  • Themes
  • 314
  • Style
  • 316
  • Historical Context
  • 316
  • Critical Overview
  • 318
  • Criticism
  • 319
  • Plot Summary
  • Anne Devereaux Jordan
  • 28
  • Characters
  • 31
  • Themes
  • 35
  • Style
  • 36
  • Historical Context
  • 37
  • Critical Overview
  • ix
  • 40
  • Criticism
  • 41
  • Brideshead Revisited
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • 54
  • Author Biography
  • 55
  • Plot Summary
  • 56
  • Absalom, Absalom!
  • Characters
  • 58
  • Themes
  • 62
  • Style
  • 64
  • Historical Context
  • 66
  • Critical Overview
  • 67
  • William Faulkner
  • Criticism
  • 69
  • Death of the Heart
  • Elizabeth Bowen
  • 80
  • Author Biography
  • 81
  • Plot Summary
  • 81
  • Characters
  • 1
  • 83
  • Themes
  • 86
  • Style
  • 88
  • Historical Context
  • 89
  • Critical Overview
  • 91
  • Criticism
  • Author Biography
  • 92
  • Kitchen God's Wife
  • Amy Tan
  • 99
  • Author Biography
  • 100
  • Plot Summary
  • 100
  • Characters
  • 102
  • 2
  • Themes
  • 104
  • Style
  • 106
  • Historical Context
  • 107
  • Critical Overview
  • 109
  • Criticism
  • 111
Control code
GVRL5GSR
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 361 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414428062
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) GVRL5GSR
  • (OCoLC)297118015
Label
Novels for students : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels, Volume 13, Elizabeth Thomason, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/5GSR/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=inde80299
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "ISSN 1094-3552."
  • Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Plot Summary
  • Member of the Wedding
  • Carson McCullers
  • 122
  • Author Biography
  • 123
  • Plot Summary
  • 123
  • Characters
  • 124
  • Themes
  • 3
  • 126
  • Style
  • 127
  • Historical Context
  • 128
  • Critical Overview
  • 130
  • Criticism
  • 131
  • Moll Flanders
  • Characters
  • Daniel Defoe
  • 145
  • Author Biography
  • 145
  • Plot Summary
  • 146
  • Characters
  • 148
  • Themes
  • 151
  • 4
  • Style
  • 153
  • Historical Context
  • 154
  • Critical Overview
  • 155
  • Criticism
  • 157
  • Nectar in a Sieve
  • Kamala Markandaya
  • Themes
  • 170
  • Author Biography
  • 170
  • Plot Summary
  • 171
  • Characters
  • 172
  • Themes
  • 174
  • Style
  • 6
  • 175
  • Historical Context
  • 176
  • Critical Overview
  • 177
  • Criticism
  • 178
  • Optimist's Daughter
  • Eudora Welty
  • 192
  • Style
  • Author Biography
  • 193
  • Plot Summary
  • 193
  • Characters
  • 194
  • Themes
  • 197
  • Style
  • 198
  • 8
  • Historical Context
  • 199
  • Critical Overview
  • 200
  • Criticism
  • 201
  • Remains of the Day
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
  • 212
  • Author Biography
  • Historical Context
  • 212
  • Plot Summary
  • 213
  • Characters
  • 214
  • Themes
  • 216
  • Style
  • 217
  • Historical Context
  • 9
  • 218
  • Critical Overview
  • 220
  • Criticism
  • 221
  • Snow Falling on Cedars
  • David Guterson
  • 237
  • Author Biography
  • 238
  • Guest Foreword: "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature"
  • Critical Overview
  • Plot Summary
  • 238
  • Characters
  • 239
  • Themes
  • 242
  • Style
  • 244
  • Historical Context
  • 245
  • 11
  • Critical Overview
  • 246
  • Criticism
  • 247
  • Surfacing
  • Margaret Atwood
  • 254
  • Author Biography
  • 254
  • Plot Summary
  • Criticism
  • 255
  • Characters
  • 257
  • Themes
  • 259
  • Style
  • 260
  • Historical Context
  • 261
  • Critical Overview
  • 13
  • 262
  • Criticism
  • 264
  • Sweet Hereafter
  • Russell Banks
  • 267
  • Author Biography
  • 267
  • Plot Summary
  • 268
  • All the King's Men
  • Characters
  • 270
  • Themes
  • 273
  • Style
  • 274
  • Historical Context
  • 275
  • Critical Overview
  • 276
  • Robert Penn Warren
  • Criticism
  • 277
  • Vanity Fair
  • William Thackeray
  • 284
  • Author Biography
  • 285
  • Plot Summary
  • 285
  • Characters
  • 27
  • 288
  • Themes
  • 292
  • Style
  • 293
  • Historical Context
  • 295
  • Critical Overview
  • 296
  • Criticism
  • Author Biography
  • 297
  • Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • L. Frank Baum
  • 309
  • Author Biography
  • 310
  • Plot Summary
  • 310
  • Characters
  • 311
  • 28
  • Themes
  • 314
  • Style
  • 316
  • Historical Context
  • 316
  • Critical Overview
  • 318
  • Criticism
  • 319
  • Plot Summary
  • Anne Devereaux Jordan
  • 28
  • Characters
  • 31
  • Themes
  • 35
  • Style
  • 36
  • Historical Context
  • 37
  • Critical Overview
  • ix
  • 40
  • Criticism
  • 41
  • Brideshead Revisited
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • 54
  • Author Biography
  • 55
  • Plot Summary
  • 56
  • Absalom, Absalom!
  • Characters
  • 58
  • Themes
  • 62
  • Style
  • 64
  • Historical Context
  • 66
  • Critical Overview
  • 67
  • William Faulkner
  • Criticism
  • 69
  • Death of the Heart
  • Elizabeth Bowen
  • 80
  • Author Biography
  • 81
  • Plot Summary
  • 81
  • Characters
  • 1
  • 83
  • Themes
  • 86
  • Style
  • 88
  • Historical Context
  • 89
  • Critical Overview
  • 91
  • Criticism
  • Author Biography
  • 92
  • Kitchen God's Wife
  • Amy Tan
  • 99
  • Author Biography
  • 100
  • Plot Summary
  • 100
  • Characters
  • 102
  • 2
  • Themes
  • 104
  • Style
  • 106
  • Historical Context
  • 107
  • Critical Overview
  • 109
  • Criticism
  • 111
Control code
GVRL5GSR
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 361 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414428062
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) GVRL5GSR
  • (OCoLC)297118015

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