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The creation to Literary Context sequence offers introductory overviews of a few of the world's best-known works of literature, together with novels, brief tales, novellas, and poems, putting them in ancient, societal, medical and spiritual context in their time to deepen figuring out and inspire dialogue. This quantity introduces literary contexts as they practice to American novels written submit 1960, via American and Canadian authors, providing highschool and undergraduate scholars a operating beginning of literary context designed to organize them for extra severe literary research, comparable to in serious Insights. br> This new sequence - advent to Literary Context -- presents richly unique essays on major American post-modernist novels which are studied by way of higher highschool and undergraduate students. It contains post-modern works by means of either American and Canadian authors. This quantity contains dialogue of 36 novels, together with: How the Garcia women misplaced Their accessory (Julia Alverez); Libra (Don DeLillo); woman, Interrupted (Susana Kaysan); The purple Tent (Anita Diamant); The Handmaid's story (Margaret Atwood); Neruomancer (William Gibson); The bare and the lifeless (Norman Mailer); liked (Toni Morrison); Zombie (Joyce Carol Oates); Rabbit Run (John Updike); and Jailbird (Kurt Vonnegut). every one essay examines those novels throughout the following different types: content material Synopsis; Societal Context; medical & Technological Context; and Biographical Context. Designed to introduce highschool and undergraduate scholars to those literary innovations, this quantity is a invaluable forerunner to the extra rigorous severe research supplied in Salem's severe Insights sequence. certainly, the various novels, authors, and subject matters lined in creation to Literary Context have a spouse serious perception quantity for persisted research. The essays in creation to Literary Context: American Post-Modernist Novels additionally contain a listing of Complementary Texts, dialogue Questions, and Essay inquiries to support scholars get the main out in their learn of those novels.

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