Novels for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context & Criticism on Commonly Studied Novels

  • Series Name: Novels for Students Series
  • Volume 2
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787616877
  • ISBN-13: 9780787616878
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Shipping Weight: 2.65 lbs ( 1.20 kgs)
  • 368 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 1998
  • © 1998 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

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.

Here are some of the novels they will find:

  • "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 Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou
  • "Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison
  • "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding
  • And more

You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format.

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Novels for Students Series

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 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 series 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. You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

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Reviews

"The clear writing style, thorough coverage of each novel, excellent organization of guides and attractive, easy-to-read layouts all serve to make this a welcome source for students needing to do literary research. The organization, writing style that is appropriate for students and content that is geared to meet curricular needs are features that make Novels for Students a series that will be welcome in libraries serving youth." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— Dana McDougald

"These well-written entries contain a wealth of information. Broad in scope and scholarly in approach, these two volumes contain an amazing amount of well-organized information. This would be an excellent addition to high school, college, and public libraries, and an excellent source of literary criticism for researchers and teachers." -- VOYA (June 1998)

— Tom Gilson

"I turned to the entry in Novels for Students and voila, I was saved. What a wonderful, rich repository of background information and teaching ideas. Thank you thank you thank you."-- Carol Jago, Teacher at Santa Monica High School and Director of the California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA.

— Carl Jago

"No other literature references provides such a high level of coverage ...written with an unassuming tone that students will welcome." -- Southeast Regional Social Studies Conference Web Site (January 1998)

— Carl Jago

"Helps high school students understand ... novels frequently studied in literature courses. Students can find everything they need to complete homework assignments and lead classroom discussions." -- Curriculum Administrator (January 1998)

— Charlotte Decker

"Provide(s) students with easy access to information about novels." -- School Library Journal (August 1998)

— Charlotte Decker

"Provides fine overviews for each novel covered. It looks like Gale has come up with another set which is sure to be popular and useful. These essays offer students an excellent starting point and give them a solid grounding for further exploration." -- Against the Grain (Dec. '97/Jan."98)

— Tom Gilson

"Covers specific titles in depth, which is a big plus for high-school students. Would be an asset in high-school and public libraries." -- RBB/Booklist (02/15/98)

— Carl Jago

"A good investment for any library. Recommended." -- Book Report (October 1999)

— Charlotte Decker

Table of Contents

The Chocolate War - Robert (E.) Cormier.
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant - Anne Tyler.
Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes.
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad.
The House on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou.
Invisible Man - Ralph (Waldo) Ellison.
Lord of the Flies.
My Antonia - Willa Sibert Cather.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken (Elton) Kesey.
A Separate Peace - John Knowles.
Things Fall Apart - (Albert) Chinua Achebe.
To Kill a Mockingbird - (Nelle) Harper Lee.
Wuthering Heights - (Jane) Emily Bronte.

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Novels for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context & Criticism on Commonly Studied Novels, Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 1414427956 | ISBN-13: 9781414427959)

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 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 series 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.

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Novels for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context & Criticism on Commonly Studied Novels, Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 1414427956 | ISBN-13: 9781414427959)

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 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 series 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.

Price: $.00