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The Resource Introduction to literary context, American post-modernist novels, [edited by Salem Press]

Introduction to literary context, American post-modernist novels, [edited by Salem Press]

Label
Introduction to literary context, American post-modernist novels
Title
Introduction to literary context
Title part
American post-modernist novels
Statement of responsibility
[edited by Salem Press]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume introduces literary contexts as they apply to novels written since 1960 by American and Canadian authors, offering students a working foundation of literary context. Essays on 37 notable post-modernist novels include detailed plot synopsis and main characters, along with symbols and motifs, historical, societal, religious, scientific and technological, and biographical context, and end with discussion questions and essay ideas
Cataloging source
GVA
Dewey number
813/.509113
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.P64
LC item number
I587 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Salem Press (Salem, Mass.)
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  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • Literature
  • American literature
  • Canadian literature
Label
Introduction to literary context, American post-modernist novels, [edited by Salem Press]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-318) and index
Contents
  • The bell jar
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Beloved
  • Toni Morrison ; The bluest eye
  • Toni Morrison
  • Breathing lessons
  • Anne Tyler
  • Cat's cradle
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • Different seasons
  • Alias Grace
  • Stephen King
  • Do androids dream of electric sheep?
  • Philip K. Dick
  • The female man
  • Joanna Russ
  • Fight club
  • Chuck Palahniuk
  • Franny and Zooey
  • J.D. Salinger
  • Girl, interrupted
  • Margaret Atwood
  • Susanna Kaysen ; The handmaid's tale
  • Margaret Atwood
  • The house on Mango Street
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Housekeeping
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • How the García girls lost their accents
  • Julia Alvarez
  • The ice storm
  • Rick Moody
  • The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay
  • Jailbird
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • Libra
  • Don DeLillo
  • The midwife's apprentice
  • Karen Cushman
  • Moon palace
  • Paul Auster
  • Neuromancer
  • William Gibson
  • Michael Chabon
  • Number the stars
  • Lois Lowry
  • Portnoy's complaint
  • Philip Roth
  • Rabbit, run
  • John Updike
  • The red tent
  • Anita Diamant
  • Sula
  • Toni Morrison
  • Are you there, God? It's me, Margaret
  • Tar baby
  • Toni Morrison
  • Underworld
  • Don DeLillo
  • The view from Saturday
  • E.L. Konigsburg
  • Walk two moons
  • Sharon Creech
  • White noise
  • Don DeLillo
  • Judy Blume
  • A wrinkle in time
  • Madeline L'Engle
  • Zombie
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • The bean trees
  • Barbara Kingsolver
Control code
ocn863221956
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xii, 328 p.
Isbn
9781619252103
Isbn Type
(hardbound)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)863221956
Label
Introduction to literary context, American post-modernist novels, [edited by Salem Press]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-318) and index
Contents
  • The bell jar
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Beloved
  • Toni Morrison ; The bluest eye
  • Toni Morrison
  • Breathing lessons
  • Anne Tyler
  • Cat's cradle
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • Different seasons
  • Alias Grace
  • Stephen King
  • Do androids dream of electric sheep?
  • Philip K. Dick
  • The female man
  • Joanna Russ
  • Fight club
  • Chuck Palahniuk
  • Franny and Zooey
  • J.D. Salinger
  • Girl, interrupted
  • Margaret Atwood
  • Susanna Kaysen ; The handmaid's tale
  • Margaret Atwood
  • The house on Mango Street
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Housekeeping
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • How the García girls lost their accents
  • Julia Alvarez
  • The ice storm
  • Rick Moody
  • The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay
  • Jailbird
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • Libra
  • Don DeLillo
  • The midwife's apprentice
  • Karen Cushman
  • Moon palace
  • Paul Auster
  • Neuromancer
  • William Gibson
  • Michael Chabon
  • Number the stars
  • Lois Lowry
  • Portnoy's complaint
  • Philip Roth
  • Rabbit, run
  • John Updike
  • The red tent
  • Anita Diamant
  • Sula
  • Toni Morrison
  • Are you there, God? It's me, Margaret
  • Tar baby
  • Toni Morrison
  • Underworld
  • Don DeLillo
  • The view from Saturday
  • E.L. Konigsburg
  • Walk two moons
  • Sharon Creech
  • White noise
  • Don DeLillo
  • Judy Blume
  • A wrinkle in time
  • Madeline L'Engle
  • Zombie
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • The bean trees
  • Barbara Kingsolver
Control code
ocn863221956
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xii, 328 p.
Isbn
9781619252103
Isbn Type
(hardbound)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)863221956

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