The bell jar, a novel of the fifties

by Wagner-Martin, Linda.

Format: Print Book 1992
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PS3566.L27 B439 1992
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PS3566.L27 B439 1992
 
 
Summary
Written in an easy-to-read, accessible style by teachers with years of classroom experience, Masterwork Studies are guides to the literary works most frequently studied in high school. Presenting ideas that spark imaginations, these books help students to gain background knowledge on great literature useful for papers and exams. The goal of each study is to encourage creative thinking by presenting engaging information about each work and its author. This approach allows students to arrive at sound analyses of their own, based on in-depth studies of popular literature.

Each volume:

-- Illuminates themes and concepts of a classic text

-- Uses clear, conversational language

-- Is an accessible, manageable length from 140 to 170 pages

-- Includes a chronology of the author's life and era

-- Provides an overview of the historical context

-- Offers a summary of its critical reception

-- Lists primary and secondary sources and index

Additional Information
Series Twayne's masterwork studies ; no. 98.
Subjects Plath, Sylvia. -- Bell jar.
Autobiographical fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Young women in literature.
Poets in literature.
Publisher New York : Toronto : New York :Twayne ;1992
Maxwell Macmilan Canada ;
Maxwell Macmillan International,
Language English
Description xii, 114 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0805780912 (alk. paper) :
0805785612 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
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