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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 * Illustrations * Additional sources for further study

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Novels for Students: presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels
Diane Telgen, Editor
809.3 Nov (24 vols)

We are pleased to offer this set which includes critical commentary on frequently assigned works of fiction. Each volume contains a dozen or more titles with detailed analysis including author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview and criticism. Volume One includes: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath, Black Boy, by Richard Wright, The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison, Catch-22, by Joseph Heller, The Catcher in the Rye, Farenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway, Frankenstein, The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel García Márquez, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, Ordinary People, by Judith Guest, Pride and Prejudice, and The Scarlet Letter. The following table includes a sampling of the works contained in the remaining 23 volumes:

Novels for Students

Vol. 2 Vol.3 Vol.4 Vol.5 Vol.6
  • The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier
  • Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, by Anne Tyler
  • Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes
  • The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • I Know Where the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  • Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison
  • Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
  • Animal Farm, by George Orwell
  • Annie John, by Jamaica Kincaid
  • The Awakening, by Kate Chopin
  • Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyesvky
  • Cry the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton
  • The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane
  • Seize the Day, by Saul Bellow
  • The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner
  • Winesburg, Ohio, by Sherwood Anderson
  • The Women of Brewster Place, by Gloria Naylor
  • The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton
  • The Pearl, by John Steinbeck
  • The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway
  • A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
  • Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel
  • Love Medicine, by Louise Erdich
  • Beloved, by Toni Morrison
  • Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
  • Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift
  • The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, by Carson McCullers
  • House of the Spirits, by Isabel Allende
  • The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair
Vol.7 Vol.8 Vol.9 Vol.10 Vol.11
  • The Accidental Tourist, by Anne Tyler
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll
  • The Caine Mutiny, by Herman Wouk
  • Candide, by Voltaire
  • Fried Green Tomatoes, by Fannie Flagg
  • The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
  • Don Quixote, by Cervantes
  • Empire of the Sun, by J.G. Ballard
  • The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Kindred, by Octavia Butler
  • Master and Marguerita, by Bulgakov
  • Always Coming Home, by Ursula LeGuin
  • Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
  • The Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Roots, by Alex Haley
  • Tex, S.E. Hinton
  • Breathing Lessons, by Anne Tyler
  • A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens
  • Less Than Zero, by Easton Ellis
  • The Naked and the Dead, by Norman Mailer
  • War and Peace, by Tolstoy
  • Body and Soul, by Frank Conroy
  • Cane, by Jean Toomer
  • The Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy
  • A Room With a View, by E.M. Forster
  • Watership Down, by Richard Adams
Vol. 12 Vol.13 Vol.14 Vol.15 Vol.16
  • Animal Dreams, by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Edible Woman, by Margaret Atwood
  • Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
  • Mrs. Dolloway, by Virginia Woolf
  • Rabbit, Run, by John Updike
  • All the King's Men, by Robert Penn Warren
  • The Kitchen God's Wife, by Amy Tan
  • Moll Flanders, by Daniel DeFoe
  • Snow Falling on Cedars, by David Gutterson
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum
  • Cat's Eye, by Margaret Atwood
  • Ship of Fools, by Katherine Anne Porter
  • Sula, by Toni Morrison
  • Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens
  • Hatter Fox, by Marilyn Harris
  • Demian, by Hermann Hesse
  • Mayor of Casterbridge, by Thomas Hardy
  • Rumble Fish, by S.E. Hinton
  • Shizuko's Daughter, by Kyoko Mori
  • Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding
  • The Day of the Locust, by Nathanael West
  • Evelina, by Fanny Burney
  • Fathers and Sons, by Ivan Turgenev
  • The Godfather, by Mario Puzo
  • Lord Jim, by Joseph Conrad
  • That Was Then, This Is Now, by S.E. Hinton
Vol.17 Vol.18 Vol.19 Vol.20 Vol.21
  • The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler
  • Death in Venice, by Thomas Mann
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, by Sherman Alexi
  • Schindler's List, by Thomas Keneally
  • Smilla's Sense of Snow, by Peter Hoeg
  • Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
  • I Am the Cheese, by Robert Cormier
  • Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding
  • Sons and Lovers, by D.H. Lawrence
  • Under the Net, by Iris Murdoch
  • Alias Grace, by Margaret Atwood
  • Death Comes for the Archbishop, by Willa Cather
  • East of Eden, by John Steinbeck
  • Far From the Madding Crowd, by Thomas Hardy
  • Farewell to My Concubine, by Lillian Lee
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, by Samuel Clemens
  • Hunchback of Notre Dame, by Victor Hugo
  • Hard Times, by Charles Dickens
  • House of the Seven Gables, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
  • This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Emma, by Jane Austen
  • Junteenth, by Ralph Ellison
  • The French Lieutenant's Woman, by John Fowles
  • The Immortalist, by Andre Gide
  • Tambourines to Glory, by Langston Hughes
  • I, Claudius, by Robert Graves
Vol. 22 Vol.23 Vol.24 Vol.25 Vol.26
  • Dandelion Wine, by Ray Bradbury
  • A Death in the Family, by James Agee
  • Elmer Gantry, by Sinclair Lewis
  • The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy
  • Sophie's Choice, by William Styron
  • The Satanic Verses, by Salman Rushdie
  • The English Patient, by Michael Ondaatja
  • The Hours, by Michael Cunningham
  • Middlemarch, by George Eliot
  • The Razor's Edge, by W. Somerset Maugham
  • The Ugly American, by William Lederer & Eugene Burdick
  • Gravity's Rainbow, by Thomas Pynchon
  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey, by Thornton Wilder
  • Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson
  • Light in August, by William Faulkner
  • Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Steppenwolf, by Hermann Hesse
  • Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Michael Chabon
  • American Pastoral, by Philip Roth
  • Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier
  • David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
  • The Deerslayer, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Empire Falls, by Richard Russo
  • The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck
  • In Babylon, Marcel Möring
  • Independence Day, Richard Ford
  • No-No Boy, John Okada
  • Stones from the River, Ursula Hegi
  • Waiting, Ha Jin
  • Dr. Zhivago, by Boris Paternak
  • Humboldt's Gift, by Saul Bellow
  • The Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara
  • The Known World, by Edward P. Jones
  • The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • March, by Geraldine Brooks
  • Martian Time-Slip, Philip K. Dick
  • Picture Bride, Yoshiko Uchida,
  • The Rainbow, D.H. Lawrence
  • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Emily Brontë
  • Ulysses, James Joyce
Vol. 27 Vol.28 Vol.29 Vol.30 Vol.31
  • The Assistant, by Bernard Malamud
  • Blindness, by José Saramago
  • The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera
  • The Golden Notebook, by Doris Lessing
  • Ida, by Gertrude Stein
  • The Life of Pi, by Yann Martel
  • The Man Who Loved Children, by Christina Stead
  • My Name is Red, by Orhan Pamuk
  • The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley, by Patricia Highsmith
  • Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll
  • Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy
  • Cannery Row, by John Steinbeck
  • Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • The Dew Breaker, by Edwidge Danticat
  • The Good Soldier, by Ford Madox Ford
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard, by Kiran Desai
  • Nervous Conditions, by Tsitsi Dangarembga
  • Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen
  • Notes From Underground, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • So Far From the Bamboo Grove, Yoko Kawashima Watkins
  • Sweetgrass, Jan Hudson
  • The Waves, Virginia Woolf
  • White Noise, Don Delillo
  • Alas, Babylon, by Pat Frank
  • The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho
  • Anthem, by Ayn Rand
  • Bless the Beasts and the Children by Glendon Swarthout
  • Bread Givers, by Anzia Yezierska
  • A Day No Pigs Would Die, by Robert Newton Peck
  • Einstein's Dream by Alan Lightman
  • Eva Luna, by Isabel Allende
  • I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov
  • The Magic Mountain, by Thomas Mann
  • Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury
  • Utopia, by Thomas More
  • Year of Impossible Goodbyes, by Sook Nyul Choi

 

  • The A.B.C. Murders, by Agatha Christie
  • Around the World in Eighty Days, by Jules Verne
  • Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett
  • Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
  • Briar Rose, by Jane Yolen
  • Fallen Angels, by Walter Dean Myers
  • Franny and Zooey, by J.D. Salinger
  • How Green Was My Valley, by Richard Llewellyn
  • A Journal of a Plague Year, by Daniel Defoe
  • Jude the Obscure, by Thomas Hardy
  • The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • The Once and Future King, by T.H. White
  • To Sir With Love, by E.R. Braithwaiter
  • Typical American, by Gish Jen
  • Bonesetters Daughter, by Amy Tan
  • Cold Sassy Treeby Olive Ann Burns
  • Dune, by Frank Herbert
  • Ivanhoe, by Sir Walter Scott
  • The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Power and the Glory, by Graham Greene
  • The Prince and the Pauper, Mark Twain
  • The Princess Bride, by William Goldman
  • Reservation Blues, by Sherman Alexie
  • The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Emmuska Orczy
  • Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
  • When Rain Clouds Gather, by Bessie Head
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert Pirsig
Vol.32 Vol.33 Vol.34 Vol.35 Vol.36
  • Atonement, by Ian McEwan
  • The Bridge Over the River Kwai, by Pierre Boulle
  • Joseph Andrews, by Henry Fielding
  • The Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The Learning Tree, by Gordon Parks
  • The Pilgrim's Progress, by John Bunyan
  • A Place Where the Sea Remembers, by Sandra Benitez
  • The Power of One, by Bryce Courtenay
  • Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes, by Chris Crutcher
  • A Thousand Acres, by Jane Smiley
  • To Kill a Mockingbird [film entry], by Harper Lee
  • Typee, by Herman Melville
  • Wings of a Dove, by Henry James
  • A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle
  • The Adventures of Augie March, by Saul Bellow
  • Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast, by Robin McKinley
  • The Glory Field, by Walter Dean Myers
  • Intruder in the Dust, by William Faulkner
  • Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • A Lost Lady, by Willa Cather
  • Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie
  • Nicholas Nickleby, by Charles Dickens
  • No Longer at Ease, by Chinua Achebe
  • Ordinary People [film entry], by Judith Guess
  • Sense and Sensibility [film entry], by Jane Austen
  • The Street, by Ann Lane Petry
  • Tangerine, by Edward Bloor
  • Adam Bede, by George Eliot
  • Arrowsmith, by Sinclair Lewis
  • The Castle, by Franz Kafka
  • Davita's Harp, by Chaim Potok
  • East of Eden [film entry], by John Steinbeck
  • The Great Train Robbery, by Michael Crichton
  • A Handful of Dust, by Evelyn Waugh
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth, by Jules Verne
  • The Magnificent Ambersons, by Booth Tarkington
  • The Natural, by Bernard Malamud
  • Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel, by Avi
  • Patternmaster, by Octavia E. Butler
  • Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • Three Junes, by Julia Glass
  • April Morning, by Howard Fast
  • The Contender, by Robert Lipsyte
  • Fever 1793, by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Graceland, by Chris Abani
  • The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan
  • Make Lemonade, by Virginia Euwer Wolff
  • Maus: A Survivor's Tale, by Art Spiegleman
  • Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Of Human Bondage, by William Somerset Maugham
  • Oroonoko; Or, The Royal Slave: A True History, by Aphra Behn
  • The Outsiders [film entry], by S.E. Hinton
  • The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
  • Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind, by Suzanne Fisher Staples
  • Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, by Gregory Maguire
  • All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque
  • All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Díz
  • The Crying of Lot 49, by Thomas Pynchon
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Herland, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau, by H. G. Wells
  • Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
  • Platero and I, by Juan Ramoón Jimeénez
  • Praisong for the Widow, by Paule Marshall
  • The Red Tent, by Anita Diamant
  • Shane, by Jack Warner Schaefer
  • The Third Man, by Graham Greene
  • Villette, by Charlotte Brontë
Vol.37
  • The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton
  • The Beet Queenby Louise Erdrich
  • A Bend in the River, by V. S. Naipaul
  • Bone, by Fae Myenne Ng
  • The Bostonians, by Henry James
  • Breath, Eyes, Memory, by Edwidge Danticat
  • Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
  • Going After Cacciato, by Tim O'Brien
  • The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson
  • Holes, by Louis Sachar
  • The Moon is Down, by John Steinbeck
  • Pudd'nhead Wilson, by Mark Twain
  • Tar Baby, by Toni Morrison


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