Novels for Students

Novels for Students

by Gale Editor (Editor)


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When your high school students need understandable explanations of Huckleberry Finn, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Color Purple and other novels frequently studied in literature courses, direct them to this new reference from Gale. Each volume of Novels for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 15 to 20 works from various cultures and time periods. Each novel included in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.

Within the pages of Novels for Students, young researchers will discover everything they need to complete homework assignments and lead classroom discussions. Here's what they'll find at their fingertips:

Introductory essays that place each novel in its historical and literary context

Easy-to-understand discussions of the novel's themes, plot and characters

Analysis of the novel's literary construction

Age-appropriate critical commentary on the novel's significance for our times

A literary glossary that defines difficult terms

A timeline that juxtaposes literary and world events


Additional sources for further study

And more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781414494869
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 06/07/2013
Series: Novels for Students , #43
Pages: 377
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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