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Literary themes for students. Race and prejudice examining diverse literature to understand and compare universal themes



Contributors: Hacht, Anne Marie,
Year/Format: 2006, eBook
Summary/Review: Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discus more...
Summary/Review: Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.
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Publication information: Detroit, Mich. : Thomas Gale, 2006.
ISBN: 1414402740 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1414402759 (set : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1414402848 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1414418876 (electronic book)
ISBN: 9781414402741 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781414402840 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781414418872 (electronic book)
Language: English
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Record ID: 2420686
Format: eBook
Date acquired: May 16, 2008
More creator details: Anne Marie Hacht, editor.
Series title: Gale virtual reference library
Series title: Literary themes for students
Contents note: Race and predjudice in American literature -- Race and predjudice in British literature -- Race and predjudice in World literature -- The adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain -- Angels in America - Tony Kushner -- The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman - Ernest J. Gaines -- The autobiography of Malcolm X - Alex Haley and Malcolm X -- The awakening - Kate Chopin -- Blacks - Gwendolyn Brooks -- Bury my heart at wounded knee: an Indian history of the American West - Dee Brown -- Ceremony - Leslie Marmon Silko -- The color purple - Alice Walker -- Cry, the beloved country - Alan Paton -- The diary of a young girl - Anne Frank -- "Everything that rises must converge" - Flannery O'Connor -- Farewell to Manzanar - James D. Houston and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston -- Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes -- "A good day" - Primo Levi -- Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad -- The house on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros -- "I have a dream" - Martin Luther King, Jr. -- I know why the caged bird sings - Maya Angelou -- Kaffir boy: the true story of a Black youth's coming of age in apartheid South Africa - Mark Mathabane -- "King of the bingo game" - Ralph Ellison -- The merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare -- Native son - Richard Wright -- "The Negro speaks of rivers" - Langston Hughes -- Nisei daughter - Monica Sone -- A passage to India - E.M. Forester -- A raisin in the sun - Lorraine Hansberry -- Roll of thunder, hear my cry - Mildred D. Taylor -- A room of one's own - Virginia Woolf -- The souls of Black folk - W.E.B. Du Bois -- To kill a mockingbird - Harper Lee -- Uncle Tom's cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe -- A vindication of the rights of woman - Mary Wollstonecraft -- "What you pawn I will redeem" - Sherman Alexie -- Class and caste -- Disabilities, illness, and social stigma -- Ethnic cleansing, genocide, and exile -- Ethnicity -- Gender -- Religion -- Segregation -- Sexual orientation -- Slavery.
Original version: Original: 2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Technical details: Mode of access: Internet.
Added author: Hacht, Anne Marie,
Added author: Gale Group.
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