Nonfiction Classics for Students, Volume 1

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Elizabeth Thomason
Gale Group, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 440 pages
Nonfiction Classics for Students provides in-depth literary and historical background on the most commonly studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies and memoirs in a streamlined, easy-to-use format. Covering 15-20 works per volume, this reference series gives high school and undergraduate students an ideal starting point for class assignments, term papers and special projects. Entries include biographical details for each author, an annotated list of principal characters, discussions of the work's style, context and themes, and more. Entries also include an original critical essay written by an academic in the field, supplemented by full or excerpted previously published essays.

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Contents

Guest Foreword
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Literary Chronology
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Angelas Ashes by Frank McCourt
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Copyright

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