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The creation to Literary Context sequence presents 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, clinical and non secular context in their time to deepen figuring out and inspire dialogue. This quantity introduces literary contexts as they practice to American novels written put up 1960, via American and Canadian authors, delivering highschool and undergraduate scholars a operating beginning of literary context designed to organize them for extra severe literary research, similar to in serious Insights. br> This new sequence - creation to Literary Context -- offers richly special essays on major American post-modernist novels which are studied via top highschool and undergraduate students. It comprises post-modern works through either American and Canadian authors. This quantity comprises dialogue of 36 novels, together with: How the Garcia ladies misplaced Their accessory (Julia Alverez); Libra (Don DeLillo); woman, Interrupted (Susana Kaysan); The crimson Tent (Anita Diamant); The Handmaid's story (Margaret Atwood); Neruomancer (William Gibson); The bare and the lifeless (Norman Mailer); loved (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 strategies, this quantity is a beneficial forerunner to the extra rigorous severe research supplied in Salem's serious Insights sequence. certainly, a few of the novels, authors, and subject matters lined in creation to Literary Context have a significant other serious perception quantity for endured learn. The essays in advent to Literary Context: American Post-Modernist Novels additionally contain an inventory 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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