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The American Novel
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  • Authored by: Robert C. Evans
  • From the Series: Understanding Literature through Close Reading
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  • ISBN-10: 9781646932528
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-64693-252-8
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 12/01/2021
  • Dewey Number: 813
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 1024


The American Novel helps students better understand and appreciate literature through a close examination of great short passages in classic works. Offering interpretations of selected passages from 150 great American novels, this two-volume set is curriculum-oriented and perfectly designed for student use. Each passage is reprinted along with a detailed analysis, which is then followed by a variety of questions designed to inspire further thinking or discussion of the passage.

This comprehensive work is designed not only to facilitate comprehension of these particular passages, but also to teach students the techniques they need in order to understand any great and complicated passage of American literature.

Coverage includes:

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald   
  • The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  • The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  • The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  • The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
  • and many more.



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