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Title Literary themes for students. Race and prejudice : examining diverse literature to understand and compare universal themes / Anne Marie Hacht, editor
Published Detroit : Thomas Gale, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations
Series Gale Virtual Reference Library
Literary Themes for Students
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Literary themes for students.
Contents 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
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Alexie, Sherman, 1966- What you pawn I will redeem
Angelou, Maya. I know why the caged bird sings.
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000. Blacks.
Brown, Dee, 1908-2002. Bury my heart at Wounded Knee.
Chopin, Kate, 1851-1904. Awakening
Cisneros, Sandra. House on Mango Street
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Heart of darkness.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. Souls of black folk.
Ellison, Ralph. King of the bingo game
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Passage to India.
Frank, Anne, 1929-1945. Achterhuis. English.
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-2019. Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Haley, Alex. Autobiography of Malcolm X
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. Raisin in the sun.
Houston, James D. Farewell to Manzanar
Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki. Farewell to Manzanar
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Negro speaks of rivers
Keyes, Daniel. Flowers for Algernon.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.tI have a dream
Kushner, Tony. Angels in America (1993)
Lee, Harper. To kill a mockingbird.
Levi, Primo. Good day
Mathabane, Mark. Kaffir boy
O'Connor, Flannery. Everything that rises must converge
Paton, Alan. Cry, the beloved country.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.
Silko, Leslie Marmon, 1948- Ceremony.
Sone, Monica Itoi, 1919-2011. Nisei daughter
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin.
Taylor, Mildred D. Rolling thunder, hear my cry
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple.
Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797. Vindication of the rights of woman.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Room of one's own.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Native son.
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965. Autobiography of Malcolm X
SUBJECT Achterhuis (Frank, Anne) fast
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain, Mark) fast
Angels in America (1993) (Kushner, Tony) fast
Autobiography of Malcolm X (X, Malcolm) fast
Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (Gaines, Ernest J.) fast
Awakening (Chopin, Kate) fast
Color purple (Walker, Alice) fast
Cry, the beloved country (Paton, Alan) fast
Everything that rises must converge (O'Connor, Flannery) fast
Flowers for Algernon (Keyes, Daniel) fast
Heart of darkness (Conrad, Joseph) fast
House on Mango Street (Cisneros, Sandra) fast
Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare, William) fast
Passage to India (Forster, E. M.) fast
Raisin in the sun (Hansberry, Lorraine) fast
Room of one's own (Woolf, Virginia) fast
Souls of black folk (Du Bois, W. E. B.) fast
To kill a mockingbird (Lee, Harper) fast
Uncle Tom's cabin (Stowe, Harriet Beecher) fast
Vindication of the rights of woman (Wollstonecraft, Mary) fast
Subject Prejudices in literature.
Race in literature.
Prejudices in literature.
Race in literature.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
Author Hacht, Anne Marie.
ISBN 1414402740