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The advent 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 old, societal, clinical and non secular context in their time to deepen figuring out and inspire dialogue. This quantity introduces literary contexts as they observe to American novels written publish 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, corresponding to in serious Insights. br> This new sequence - advent to Literary Context -- presents richly precise essays on major American post-modernist novels which are studied through top highschool and undergraduate students. It comprises post-modern works by way of either American and Canadian authors. This quantity contains dialogue of 36 novels, together with: How the Garcia ladies misplaced Their accessory (Julia Alverez); Libra (Don DeLillo); lady, Interrupted (Susana Kaysan); The pink 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). each one essay examines those novels during 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 serious Insights sequence. certainly, the various novels, authors, and topics coated in advent to Literary Context have a better half severe perception quantity for endured examine. The essays in advent to Literary Context: American Post-Modernist Novels additionally comprise an inventory of Complementary Texts, dialogue Questions, and Essay inquiries to support scholars get the main out in their research of those novels.

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